Speech-Language and OT Summer Camps
SMALL GROUPS!! Exciting Weekly Themes • Arts and Crafts • Yoga • Music and Drama • Outdoor Water Activities • Special Visitors
Designed for young children with speech-language and/or occupational therapy needs. Although chronological age is used as a guideline, we also consider the developmental age and needs of the child when determining camp placement.
Fun Camp Activities All Summer!
Little Friends Language and Learning Camp (Ages 3 – 5)
M – F, 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm at The Katherine Thomas School (KTS).
Little Friends Language & Learning Camp is geared toward preschool aged children to enhance early literacy skills while developing communication, social interaction and play skills. A Speech-Language Pathologist and Special Educator create hands-on, exploratory learning based on your child’s individual needs. Early learning concepts include language, pre-reading and math skills. Fun camp activities with weekly themes, arts & crafts, water play, playground, music, drama and much more! Bonus – handwriting and fine motor activities led by an Occupational Therapist.
OT Option: Morning Movers (Ages 3 – 5)
Monday, Wednesday, and Thursdays, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm at The Katherine Thomas School (KTS)
12:00pm – 12:30 Campers bring a lunch and join the lunch bunch
Looking to jump start your child’s day in our Little Friends Camp? Kids will explore our 3 sensory motor gyms with fun obstacle courses & exciting movement stations. Expect kids to experience: core strengthening, increased upper body strength, balance & coordination, & visual spatial & motor planning.
Friends Together Camp (Ages 5 – 7)
M – F, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm AND/OR M – F, 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm at The Katherine Thomas School (KTS)
Combining the best of our speech-language and occupational therapy programs, this summer camp program focuses on building skills in communication and social-pragmatic language while addressing areas of sensory processing and motor planning through play. Groups are led each day by both a Speech-Language Pathologist and an Occupational Therapist. Daily fun with our three sensory gyms, playground, water play, arts & crafts, music and more make for an exciting summer! Attend either the morning or afternoon session or pack a lunch and stay for a full day with our daily lunch bunch. Campers must have needs in either occupational therapy or speech-language, but do not have to have needs in both to participate in the TLC camp programs listed above.
Friends Interacting Group
(Ages 2 ½ – 5)
2 ½ hours, call for days/times at TLC’s Gaither Road location
The Summer Interaction Groups are based on a developmental model with the focus on helping children ages 2 ½ through 5 develop and improve communication, social interaction, motor and sensory processing skills. Through our multidisciplinary approach, Occupational Therapists, Speech-Language Pathologists and Psychologists work to improve your child’s interaction, communication and peer play skills.
For more camp information, to schedule a play visit, and if you have questions about registration, contact Lisa Torvik at 301.424.5200 x6923 or LTorvik@ttlc.org
Locations for camps are noted in description above: KTS: 9975 Medical Center Drive • Rockville, MD 20850 AND TLC: 2092 Gaither Road, Suite 100 • Rockville, MD 20850