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Birmingham Camps/Groups

REGISTRATION OPENS MARCH 1st

2019 SUMMER CAMP SCHEDULE

Register by Friday, May 10th 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 9/1/19 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: 6/3, 6/10, 6/17 6/24, 7/8, 7/15, 7/22, 7/29 (does not meet July 1)
You can choose any 6 sessions OR all 8 sessions

Cost:

6 sessions $250 early bird discount by May 10 OR $275.00 after May 10
8 sessions $300 by May 10 OR $325 after May 10


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 17-20 AND June 24-27 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 10. After May 10, $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 8-11 AND July 15-18 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 10. After May 10: $325


Munching Machines

Description:

For children ages 3-5 years. This camp is led by an occupational therapist. Children will learn about new foods in a “non-threatening” way to promote food exposure and exploration**.
The group goals include:
• Learn to have positive experiences with food.
• Be more receptive to interacting with new and novel foods.

Schedule:

Group meets on Thursdays 9:30-11:00 (does not meet July 4)
Dates are: 6/6, 6/13, 6/20, 6/27, 7/11, 7/18, 7/25, 8/1

Cost:

6 sessions $245 by May 10 or $275 after May 10
8 sessions $315 by May 10 or $345 after May 10

**Due to the specialized nature of this camp, additional history must be obtained prior to being selected to participate. This will include a face to face screening with the child and a feeding medical history screening performed by one of our occupational therapists. This is not a therapy camp.


Smooth Sailing Fluency Camp

Description:

This camp is designed for children in grades 3-6 who stutter. It will be led by a Speech-Language Pathologist and will focus on empowering campers to build their confidence in a fun, supportive environment. Campers will share experiences, talk about their attitudes, beliefs and emotions related to stuttering and will review fluency strategies.

Schedule:

Meets Monday – Friday for 1 week from 9:30-11:00 July 29-Aug. 2.

Cost:

$270 early bird discount by May 10. After May 10, $300.


Friendship Factory

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

K4 & K5
Entering K4 & K5 (must be 4 before 9/1/19)

Schedule:

Meets Tuesdays 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


1st & 2nd Grade
Entering 1st and 2nd Grades

Schedule:

Meets Thursdays from 1:30-3:00 (does not meet July 4)
Dates are: 6/6, 6/13, 6/20, 6/27, 7/11, 7/18, 7/25, 8/1
You can choose any 6 or all 8 sessions

Cost:

6 sessions $198 early bird discount by May 10 OR $225 after May 10
8 sessions $240 by May 10 or $270 after May 10


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 3)
Dates are 6/5, 6/12, 6/19, 6/26, 7/10, 7/17, 7/24, 7/31
Can sign up for 6 or 8 sessions

Cost:

6 sessions $225 by May 10 or $255 after May 10
8 sessions $295 by May 10 or $325 after May 10


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 4)
Dates are: 6/6, 6/13, 6/20, 6/27, 7/11, 7/18, 7/25, 8/1
You can choose any 6 or all 8 sessions

Cost:

6 sessions $132.00 by May 10 or $150.00 after May 10
8 sessions $160.00 by May 10 or $180.00 after May 10

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 3)
Dates are: 6/5, 6/12, 6/19, 6/26, 7/10, 7/17, 7/24, 7/31

Cost:

6 sessions $132.00 by May 10 or $150.00 after May 10
8 sessions $160.00 by May 10 or $180.00 after May 10
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 10 or $337.50 after May 10
8 sessions $360.00 before May 10 or $405.00 after May 10

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

Schedule:

Meets Wednesdays 12:30-4:00

Cost:

6 sessions $322.00 before May 10 or $365.00 after May 10
8 sessions $410.00 before May 10 or $455.00 after May 10