Scholarship - Gersh Summer Program
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Enter to Win A Summer Camp Scholarship!

For a limited time, Gersh Academy @ West Hills Day Camp, Long Island’s premier camp for individuals on the autism spectrum, is giving away a 4-week summer experience like no other.

Use this form to get started. After completing this form, submit a one-page essay or video telling your story and why you believe your child can benefit from our program (details below) to Your child will be entered to win an unparalleled 4-week summer experience at West Hills Day Camp, for FREE.

All entries must be submitted by March 1st, 2018.
Winners will be announced March 24th, 2018.
Open to all campers entering first grade and above

Apply for the Scholarship

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Interested in applying? Here’s how!

Please submit a one-page story, about why you feel your child would benefit from what Gersh Academy @ West Hills Day Camp has to offer. Your story can be told however you would like- whether as a written essay or video. Feel free to get creative, get your kids involved and have fun with it.
All stories should be submitted no later than March 1st, 2018.

You may use the form above to enter, then email your submission to

3 Reasons Why Camp is Right For Your Child

1. Social Interaction

Small group settings and structured environment encourage our campers to discover new activities, connect with peers, and achieve success.

2. Skill Development

Activities focus on developing skills that can be applied both at camp and in life.

3. Creating Lifelong Friendships

A place where individuals in similar situations can come together and create bonds that last a lifetime.

Kevin Gersh

Kevin Gersh

CEO / Chief Autism Officer

Meet Kevin Gersh

Kevin is an innovator and a leader in the field of special education. He has dedicated his life to providing tools for individuals on the spectrum to allow them to succeed at their highest potential. Mr. Gersh has combined the 60 years of traditional camp experience at West Hills Day Camp with the ground-breaking educational formula of Gersh Academy to create Gersh Academy @ West Hills Day Camp — Long Island’s premier day camp for individuals on the spectrum.

Contact Us

The Gersh Organization is dedicated to changing the lives of children on the autism spectrum. It is built on our founder, Kevin Gersh’s, personal experience and professional commitment to providing opportunities, inspiration, and guidance for every child to reach their full potential, regardless of the challenges they face. Our family of programs provide support to children on the autism spectrum and their families, call us to learn more!

Find Us

  • Gersh Academy @ WHDC
  • 21 Sweet Hollow Road
  • Huntington, NY 11743

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