UNCG Speech and Hearing Center offers therapeutic summer camps for children each year. Students and faculty in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) offer professional services for children with communication difficulties associated with various speech, language, and hearing disorders. More information about these camps is available on summer programs webpage.
Importantly, our unique camp programs are not only beneficial, but also “lots of fun.” Clinicians skillfully blend innovative practices for targeting each campers individual goals with group activities that children enjoy. As a result, campers get the individualized instruction they need with plenty of opportunities to practice new communication skills.
One parent commented on the Listening Lab, a multidisciplinary camp for children with auditory processing disorders held on the campus of UNC Greensboro:
“It was so neat to see my child grow in his confidence and see such major improvement in his data & skills within a short time!! The clinicians were INCREDIBLE with him and met him where he was at and went above & beyond to ensure his comfort and capacity to participate!”
About Camp SpeakaLot, a camp for children who stutter held at UNCG Piney Lake , another parent reported:
“He really connected with other kids and counselors, formed great bonds, and learned new techniques. I really can’t imagine it being more perfect! He looked forward to it every day! This was such a wonderful experience!”
Other camps offered include the Sports & Language Camp for children with Down Syndrome (sponsored by the Down Syndrome Network of Greater Greensboro) and HorsePower Experience at the Therapeutic Learning Center in Colfax, NC.
Summer programs vary in cost. Financial assistance and scholarships may be available for those who qualify. Contact the UNCG Speech and Hearing Center at 336-334-5939 to learn more or apply for a summer camp.
If you would like to help pay for a child to attend a summer camp, please consider making a gift to the Speech and Hearing Center Giving Fund.