Join Camp Oakhurst in helping provide services to children and adults with special needs, including autism and physical and intellectual disabilities. Click DONATE NOW here or on any page to donate to Camp Oakhurst. Your payment information will be transmitted securely. You can also print, complete and mail our Contribution form (PDF), or call us at 212-533-4020 and make a contribution over the phone. Contributions to New York Service for the Handicapped, which owns and operates Camp Oakhurst, are tax deductible as permitted by law. Suggested targeted contributions include: • $1,700 for a scholarship for a two-week summer sleep away camp session for a child. • $992 for a scholarship for a one week year-round respite/vacation session for an adult. • $412 for a weekend respite for a child diagnosed with autism. • $142 to provide a day of respite to a family with a child with physical/developmental disabilities.

Camp Oakhurst is always in need of camp supplies. If you prefer an in-kind donation, here are the items we currently need for our campers:


  • Baby wipes
  • Antibacterial wipes
  • Washcloths
  • Toothbrushes
  • Toothpaste
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Lotion

Activity items:

  • Arts and Crafts Supplies:
    • Paint
    • Brushes
    • Craft Paper Rolls
    • Beads
    • Beading String
  • Sports equipment:
    • Basketballs
    • Soccer Balls
    • Tennis Balls
  • New pool life jackets
  • Sensory Equipment:
    • Sensory Rings
    • Sensory Balls
    • Large 3D Puzzles
    • Large Tactile Dominoes
    • Large Magnetic Building Sets
    • Jumbo Gel Balls

Cabin items:

  • Cleaning supplies
  • New/gently used bed rails
  • New/gently used furniture for cabin porches
  • New dressers for cabins
  • New shower chairs
  • New bed linens for twin size beds

Grounds Supplies:

  • New dining room tables and chairs
  • Sidewalk lighting
  • Re-paving of sidewalks
  • Golf cart/ATV for inter-camp use
  • Air compressor with trim and nail attachments

For more information on making an in-kind donation, please contact the NJ Office at 732-531-0215 or

Donor Privacy Policy:  New York Service for the Handicapped (DBA Camp Oakhurst) will not share or sell a donor’s personal information with anyone else, nor send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations.