Mar 04, 2019

Easterseals Iowa AAC Challenge Camp

Easterseals AAC Challenge CampAAC Challenge Camp, July 21, 2019 – July 23, 2019, will be a three-day opportunity for campers age 12 to 17, who utilize an Augmentative and/or Alternative Communication device to support their communication.

During these three days, coaches will guide the camper’s specific goals and needs. The coaches will be college students majoring in speech-language pathology and will guide expressive language and critical thinking skills in an exciting camp environment.

Campers will spend their days having fun swimming, horseback riding, doing arts and crafts and much, much more. Challenge Camp (Week C7) will offer a variety of opportunities that will challenge and reward campers for their efforts.

Easterseals Iowa Camp Sunnyside Summer Resident Camp has an exciting opportunity to offer - a three-day AAC Challenge Camp during the C7 Challenge Camp Week (July 21, 2019- July 26, 2019). Campers who are interested in the AAC CHALLENGE CAMP can choose to attend for the entire week of Challenge Camp with other resident campers, with a cost of $600, or attend the three-day AAC portion only (Sunday through Tuesday), at a cost of $300.

  • Registration is limited- so sign up today! Visit the Easterseals Iowa Camp Sunnyside website and register for week C7, Challenge Camp.
  • Once you have submitted this application, notify the Easterseals Iowa Assistive Technology Team that you will be joining us for camp by emailing, calling 866-866-8782, or calling TTY at 515-289-4069. The AT team will contact you to gain some additional information about the camper’s AAC device so that they are ready to go for camp!

This opportunity is made possible through a collaborative effort with Easterseals Iowa, The University of Iowa Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Northern Iowa Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, and Iowa Area Educational Agencies.

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