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Birmingham Camps/Groups

REGISTRATION OPENS MARCH 1st

2020 SUMMER CAMP SCHEDULE

Register by Friday, May 8th to get the Early Bird Discount!!!

All summer camps are structured and staffed for children who are able to participate independently in a small group setting. We will not be staffed to meet the needs of children who need more 1:1 supervision. All children who do not currently attend Child’sPlay Therapy Center will be screened to make sure they are placed appropriately. All camps require a non-refundable $100.00 deposit to hold child’s place.

Little Sticky Fingers

Description:

For entering K-3 / K-4 (must be 3 before 9/1/20 and potty trained)
This camp will work on fine motor, gross motor, sensory processing, and social skills needed for preschool! Kids will cut, color, build, play, and sing while participating in a variety of sensory activities as we get ready for Pre-K!

Schedule: Meets Mondays from 1:00 – 3:00
Dates are: 6/1, 6/8, 6/15, 6/22, 7/6, 7/13, 7/20, 7/27 (does not meet June 29)
You can choose any 6 sessions OR all 8 sessions

Cost:

6 sessions $250 early bird discount by May 8 OR $275.00 after May 8
8 sessions $300 by May 8 OR $325 after May 8


Kindergarten Kick – Off

Description:

For entering Kindergartners and older 4’s**. )
We are super excited about our kindergarten readiness camp! Based on the award winning “Get Set for School” curriculum from Handwriting Without Tears, kids will use fun, multi-sensory, hand-on materials and lessons to build math, reading, and writing skills needed for kindergarten!

Schedule: June 15-18 AND June 22-25 from 9:30-11:30
The entire session will meet Monday-Thursday for two weeks. (does not meet on Fridays)

Cost: $295 early bird discount by May 8. After May 8, $325.

**Older four year olds can participate in Little Sticky Fingers OR Kindergarten Kickoff. In order to attend Kindergarten Kickoff, child should be at least 4 ½ years old. For younger 4’s, OR any 4’s who need more fine motor skill development, Sticky Fingers is the camp for them!


Print Power

Description:

For entering 1st- 2nd graders, this camp will include games, music, crafts, and multi-sensory activities to improve pencil grip, letter formation, line placement, and sentence skills. Who knew handwriting could be so much fun! We will use the award-winning Handwriting Without Tears curriculum.

Schedule: Monday-Thursday July 6-9 AND July 13-16  from 9:30-11:30
The entire session will meet Monday-Thursday for two weeks: (does not meet on Fridays)

Cost:

$295 early bird discount by May 8. After May 8: $325


 

Rocket Readers

Description: For children ages  6 through 9. This camp will be led by an Orton-Gillingham trained speech-language pathologist and will focus on improving reading abilities using multisensory activities to strengthen reading and spelling skills. Kids will use sight, touch, movement, hearing, and even taste to make connections between letters and sounds!

Schedule: Meets Monday – Thursday  from 9:30-11:30

July 20th – July 23rd and July 27th – July 30th.

Cost:

$295 early bird discount by May 8. After May 8: $325


Friendship Factory (K4 and K5)

Description:

This fantastic social skills group helps children learn important life skills such as listening, turn taking, making and keeping friends, and how to work together as a group.

Age Groups: preschoolers entering K4 & K5
(must be 4 before 9/1/20)

Schedule: Meets Tuesdays from 1:30-3:00 (does not meet June 30)
Dates are: 6/2, 6/9, 6/16, 6/23, 7/7, 7/14, 7/21, 7/28

You Cost:
6 sessions $198 early bird discount by May 8 OR $225 after May 8
8 sessions $240 by May 8 or $270 after May 8can choose any 6 or all 8 sessions

 


Friendship Factory (1st & 2nd Grade)

Description:
For children entering 1st and 2nd grades. This fantastic social skills group helps children learn important life skills such as listening, turn taking, making and keeping friends, and how to work together as a group.

Schedule: Meets Thursdays from 1:30-3:00 (does not meet July 2)
Dates are: 6/4, 6/11, 6/18, 6/25, 7/9, 7/16, 7/23, 7/30
You can choose any 6 or all 8 sessions

Cost:

6 sessions $198 early bird discount by May 8 OR $225 after May 8
8 sessions $240 by May 8 or $270 after May 8


Social Superheroes

Description:

For entering 3rd-6th graders consisting of 2 ½ hour sessions.
The first half of each session will emphasize social skills geared specifically to the needs of this age group. The second half will emphasize sensory regulation/behavior regulation strategies (Zones of Regulation). Our campers will be introduced to our superhero; “Superflex”, who teaches us to have flexible thinking as we take on “Rockbrain and the Team of Unthinkables”! We will learn to keep our bodies “in the green zone” and strategies to use if I move into the yellow or red zones in order to get back to green. This year’s campers will also learn about interoception—-the 8th sensory system.

Schedule: Meets Wednesdays from 1:30-4:00 (does not meet July 1)
Dates are 6/3, 6/10, 6/17, 6/24, 7/8, 7/15, 7/22, 7/29
Can sign up for 6 or 8 sessions

Cost:

6 sessions $225 by May 8 or $255 after May 8
8 sessions $295 by May 8 or $325 after May 8


Ready, Move, Learn! (1st – 2nd Grades)

Description:

This camp is for entering 1st – 2nd graders. Our campers will be taken through a series of motor activities designed to prep their bodies for learning activities. When children learn to move and control their bodies they are better equipped to interact with their environment and improve their ability to learn.

Schedule: Meets Thursdays 12:30-1:30 (does not meet July 2)
Dates are: 6/4, 6/11, 6/18, 6/25, 7/9, 7/16, 7/23, 7/30
You can choose any 6 or all 8 sessions

Cost:

6 sessions $132.00 by May 8 or $150.00 after May 8
8 sessions $160.00 by May 8 or $180.00 after May 8

This camp can serve as a good foundation for Friendship Factory to help kids prepare their bodies for learning so they can better participate in a group or class setting. We will be working on activities to help regulate their bodies to promote participation across all environments.


Ready, Move, Learn! (3rd – 6th Grades)

Description:

This camp is for entering 3rd – 6th graders. Our campers will be taken through a series of motor activities designed to prep their bodies for learning activities. When children learn to move and control their bodies they are better equipped to interact with their environment and improve their ability to learn.

Schedule: Meets Wednesdays 12:30-1:30 (does not meet July 1)
Dates are: 6/3, 6/10, 6/17, 6/24, 7/8, 7/15, 7/22, 7/29

Cost:

6 sessions $132.00 by May 8 or $150.00 after May 8
8 sessions $160.00 by May 8 or $180.00 after May 8
You can choose any 6 or all 8 sessions

This camp can serve as a good foundation for Friendship Factory to help kids prepare their bodies for learning so they can better participate in a group or class setting. We will be working on activities to help regulate their bodies to promote participation across all environments.

 

Combo Camp Deal

Combine Friendship Factory and Ready, Move Learn!
Get 10% Off

Schedule: Meets Thursdays 12:30-3:00

Cost:

6 sessions $297.00 before May 8 or $337.50 after May 8
8 sessions $360.00 before May 8 or $405.00 after May 8

Combine Social Superheroes and Ready, Move Learn!
Get 10% Off

Schedule: Meets Wednesdays 12:30-4:00

Cost:

6 sessions $322.00 before May 8 or $365.00 after May 8
8 sessions $410.00 before May 8 or $455.00 after May 8