Chatterbox Speech Camp is in its 20th amazing, fun filled-year. We offer structured play activities to help support speech, language, literacy and social communication needs. We work to support individual communication needs in a camp like setting. Each day is scheduled – we have science, arts and crafts, music, literacy, language games, outside play, outings and MORE!!
Who is appropriate for the Camp?
Any child aged 3-7, who currently has concerns in speech, language or social communication is appropriate for this camp. Children who are preparing for school entry are also appropriate for the camp as we work on an individual learning level basis. If you are looking to support needs or add valuable language skills for school readiness, in a fun filled environment – our camp is right for your CAMPER!
What happens at Camp?
Everything that happens at camp GET’S SHARED!! Monday is a “getting to know you” day. Each child is screened for speech and language goals. If you already have concerns – please let staff know as we will tailor individual goals to meet the needs of your child and family goals. If your child is seeing a Speech Language Pathologist – we can complement their goals as well.
You will receive updates and a program package to continue, after camp is finished. Each day has a specific theme. We use themes to increase overall vocabulary and language skills. We also use themes to help tell our camps what is coming up next to support transitions of activities. Once registered, your camper will be given a list of themes for the camp and also a list of the items that you can bring to support their learning environment. Our last day is a celebration of their accomplishments, and lunch is provided.
How many CAMPERS Attend?
We continue to keep our camper ratio low to provide the maximum benefit to each child who comes. We currently offer 15 spaces to our lucky campers! Our ratios are 3:1 (with extra support to be provided if your camper needs it!) The camp is run by Amy Van Leeuwen, Speech Language Pathologist and our Communicative Disorders Assistants, ABA certified support, and volunteers.