About Us

Vision

Our vision is to inspire each individual to look beyond current capabilities; to explore the world with confidence and gain knowledge about their own unique abilities; and, to engage in recreational activities to enhance everyday living.

Purpose

The purpose of Camp Idlewild is to provide exceptional recreational and camping experiences for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and other special needs.

Non-Profit Organization

Camp Idlewild of Florida, Inc. is a Florida non-profit corporation formed in 2013. 

By definition, a Nonprofit corporation is a special type of corporation that has been organized to meet specific tax-exempt purposes. To qualify for Nonprofit status, a corporation must be formed to benefit: (1) the public, (2) a specific group of individuals, or (3) the membership of the Nonprofit. Examples of Nonprofits include: religious organizations, charitable organizations, political organizations, credit unions and membership clubs such as the Elk's Club or a country club.

Camp Idlewild, a charitable organization, is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Additionally, Camp Idlewild possesses a Consumer's Certificate of Exemption and is therefore exempt from the payment of Florida sales and use tax on real property rented, transient rental property rented, tangible personal property purchased or rented, or services purchased.