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Below is a list of summer camps that focus on children with apraxia of speech or are for children who need a speech & language focus to their summer camp experience.  Please contact us if you have a camp to add to the list. (send email to Nicole at )



Pathways Pediatric Services
30 minute therapy session each day to target specific goals, 1.5-2 hours of small group activities that will include music, books, cooperative play, arts and crafts. For ages 3-5 and 6-8, led by SLP’s
Contact:  403-690-2445 or
July 6-10, 13-17, and August 24-28, 2015


Anderson Speech Consultants Speech Summer Camp in Ontario
Burlington, Ontario
Day Speak and Ride Camp combines horseback riding with speech therapy.
Contact: Sarah Aljas 905-639-9219 or
July 6 – 10, 2015

Camp Inukshuk
Newmarket, Ontario
Day camp for children with speech/language/communication issues
Contact: 905-954-1312 or
July 6-10, July 13-17, and July 20-24, 2015

Camp Kennebec
Ontario, Canada
Camp for kids and teens with special needs, learning disabilities, and developmental delays.
Contact: 613-335-2114 or
June 28, 2015

Camp Kodiak
McKellar, Ontario, Canada
A unique, integrated, non-competitive program for children & teens with & without ADHD, LD, NLD & high-functioning Asperger Syndrome
Contact: 877-569-7595 or
Various dates starting June 28, 2015

Exceptional Learning Centre
Ajax, Ontario
Provides children ages 3-6 with an opportunity to learn new speech and language skills and to practice previously learned skills in a small group environment
Contact: 1-866-211-7779
Emailed for dates 3/17

Talking About Fun Camp
London, Ontario, Canada
Summer day camp for children with speech and language issues
Contact: 519-642-7370
Ages 5-8: July 6-10 and July 13-17, 2015
Ages 3-5: July 20-24 and July 27-31, 2015
Ages 8-10: August 10-14 and August 17-21,2015
Ages 6-9: August 24-28 August 31-September 4, 2015


National Cued Speech Association
Learn Cued Speech in the relaxed atmosphere of various camps located throughout the United States.

National Easter Seal Society
Day and/or overnight camps for children with disabilities located throughout the United States
Contact: (800) 221-6827

PrAACtical AAC Pinterest Camp Listings
Nationwide AAC Camps Online Pin Board

The Scottish Rite Mason’s RiteCare Childhood Language Program
Nationwide Speech and Language Summer Clinics


Foundations Development House
Chandler, Arizona and Scottsdale, Arizona
Speech and Language Summer Camps
Contact: 480-219-3953 or
June 1 – 27, 2015 and June 29 – July 24, 2015

Kamp Talkalot
Chandler, Arizona and Scottsdale, Arizona
Speech and Language Summer Camps
Contact: 480-991-6560 or
Emailed for dates 3/11, called 3/13


Building Bridges Camp
Boulder Creek, California
Overnight camp for AAC users
Contact: 650-696-7295 or
July 10 – 15, 2015

Camp Chatterbox
San Jose, California
Social skills camp, for children of all disorders including Childhood Apraxia of Speech
Contact: 908-301-5451 or
August 16-22, 2015

Say ‘n’ Play Speech Camp
Culver City, California
Summer camp for children with speech and language issues
Contact: 310-649-6199
Session 1: June 8 – July 3, 2015
Session 2: July 6 -31, 2015

Square Peg Horse Camp
San Francisco, California
Camp for children with special needs; includes instruction in several horsemanship disciplines, including vaulting (acrobatics on horseback), riding, trail riding, jumping, dressage, and even polo.
Contact: 650-440-5064 or
Check website for dates

Summer Reading Camp at PRIDE Learning Center
Los Angeles, California, Redondo Beach, California, Newport Beach, California, Mission Viejo, California
Summer program with intense therapy for students with speech delays, auditory processing or developmental delays struggling with speech, language, reading and comprehension. Orton-Gillingham multisensory one-on-one reading and language sessions with credentialed and certified teachers.
Contact: 866-774-3342 x 1 or
June 22 – August 24, 2015


Sensational Kids Kamp
Greenwood Village, Colorado
Therapy Day Camp for children ages 4-10 with Sensory Processing Disorder, ADD & Asperger’s Disorder and their siblings.
Contact: 303-221-7827 or
Dates to be determined

Talking with Technology Camp
Empire, Colorado
Overnight camp for AAC users
Contact: 303-569-2333 or
July 19 – 24, 2015


Summer Speech Camp
Hockessin, Delaware
For pre-school children, age 3-5, especially those with diagnosed or suspected speech-language or social/pragmatic language needs. Camp is run like a language-enriched pre-school classroom.
Contact: The Speech Clinic, Inc 302-999-0702 or
Emailed for 2015 dates: 3/11, called 3/13

District of Columbia

CHAMP (Childhood Apraxia and Motor Planning) Summer Camp
Washington, DC
Summer Camp for children with apraxia at George Washington University
Contact: Jodi Kumar 202-994-7360 or
June 22 – 29, 2015 and June 29 – July 2, 2015

Jumpstart Summer Camp Clinics
Washington, DC Area
Designed for kids with challenges in communication, social skills, behavior, and cognitive skills.
Online form located at:
Session 1: June 22-July 17, 2015 9 am to 12 pm
Session 2: July 20-Aug 14, 2015 9 am – 12pm


Beyond the Spectrum Summer Camp
Sarasota, FL
Program designed for children with an Autism Diagnosis and related disabilities
Contact: 941-907-3343
June 22 – July 31, 2015

The Foundation For Dreams
Sarasota, Florida
Overnight camp for children with various disabilities
Contact: 941-746-5659 or
Various sessions starting June 22 – 26, 2015


Atlanta Speech School
Many different levels of camps based on age for language based learning disabilities or speech and/or language delays.
Contact: Lola Stringer 404-233-5332 ex: 3131 or
June 1-June 26, 2015

MDE School
Marietta, GA
For children ages 5-15 with communication disorders or developmental disabilities.
Contact: 770-971-4633 or
June 1-July 17, 2015

Motor Mouth Therapy Enrichment Summer Camp
Sugar Hill, Georgia
SLP’s and Occupational Therapists will lead campers through 3 hours of speech-language and occupational therapy based activities including: social skills, phonemic awareness, articulation, sensory & movement, oral motor awareness/exercises, kinesthetic activities, and language enrichment.
Contact:  678-820-9606 or
June 13, 20, 27 and July 11, 18, 25, 2015

P.R.O.M.P.T. and Play
Suwanee, Georgia
Intensive speech therapy camp utilizing the PROMPT facilitation technique, (Ages 4-7), appropriate for a variety of diagnoses including: apraxia, dysarthria, and autism spectrum
Contact: 770-888-5221 or
June 15 – 19, 2015

Summer Communication Camp-University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia
Evidence-based intervention and enrichment in early literacy, speech and language production, and social communication for children
June 15 – 26, 2015


The Hyde Park Day School
Chicago, Illinois
Summer Programs for children with learning disabilities
Contact: 773-420-2550
June 22 – July 31, 2015

Midwestern University’s Speech-Language Institute-Let’s Talk Camp
Downers Grove, IL
Intensive and fun 4-day experience directed at improving speech production for children with CAS. Includes individual therapy, both small and large group sessions and parent education sessions.
Contact: June Sanders 630-743-4500 or
Session 1: Ages 4-6 June 22-25, 2015
Session 2: Ages 7-9 July 27-30, 2015


Turnstone Summer Speech Camp
Fort Wayne, IN
Children, ages 3 to 8, may enroll in the program. The children will be placed in groups according their age, speech and language needs.
Contact: Chanda Lichtsinn 260-483-2100 or
June 22 – July 31, 2015


Cue Camp New England
Lyman, Maine
A relaxed and fun opportunity to develop your cueing skills, learn about the latest research on Cued Speech, and network with cuers from other towns, states, and countries
Contact: Nicole Dobson 207-752-0417 or
June 24-28, 2015


Camp Littlefoot
Rockville, Maryland
Day camp for children with speech, language, perceptual motor, and/or learning issues
Contact: Lisa Torvik 301-424-5200 x 6923 or
Seven small group sessions: 6/22-26, 6/29-7/2, 7/6-10, 7/13-17, 7/20-24, 7/27-31, 8/3-7 2015

The Treatment and Learning Centers (TLC)
Rockville, MD
Seven weeks of small group sessions for students in grades 1-12.
Contact: Lisa Torvik 301-424-5200 x 6923 or
Seven weekly sessions starting June 22, 2015

Speech Pathways
Carroll County, Maryland
Special summer groups throughout Carroll County for social skills, early language/play groups, reading groups, writing groups and art groups
Contact: Kimberly A Bell 410-374-0555 or
See website for specific programs and dates


Aspire Summer Camps
Boston Area
Children entering first grade through aged fifteen who have the cognitive capacity for solid peer connections but who lack the skill set to form these connections. We use an interdisciplinary approach based on the fields of psychology, special education, speech therapy, recreational therapy and occupational therapy. At times we integrate adjunct therapies, this summer we offered music, art and drama therapies.
Contact: 781-860-1900 or
July 6 – August 14, 2015


Camp Shout Out
Muskegon, Michigan
Summer camp for young people who stutter
Contact: 231-744-9260 or
August 10 – 15, 2015

University Center for Language and Literacy
Mount Pleasant, Michigan
Half-day sessions for children with communication disorders and speech delays, not specifically for apraxia
Contact: MaryBeth Smith 989-774-2877 or
July 1 – August 5, 2015

Communicative Disorders Clinic University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Summer day camp for language, learning and literacy
Contact: 734-764-8440 or
June 15 – July 9, 2015

Kaufman Children’s Center for Speech, Language, Sensory-Motor and Social Connections
West Bloomfield, Michigan
Three-week intensive CAS summer program with Nancy Kaufman and intensive sensory integration programs with our occupational therapists. Sessions personalized for child and include group time.
Contact: 248-737-3430


Camp Connections
Excelsior, MN
Day camp offering social skills programming combined with goal-directed therapeutic recreation activities for children 4-16 years old.
Contact: Mary Wyatt 952-474-0227 x 204
June 8 – August 20, 2015


Saint Louis University Childhood Apraxia of Speech Summer Camps
St. Louis, Missouri
Intensive Camps for Early Diagnosis/Emerging Speech, Preschool (Verbal), Early Grades/School Aged and Later School Aged/Adolescent (Target residual issues: prosody, vowels, multisyllabic words, carryover)
Contact: Katie Dalton 314-977-3365 or
June 15 – July 16, 2015

SCAMP (Summer Classes for Articulation and Motor-Speech Progress)
Ballwin, Missouri
Camp for young children, ages 3-6, with CAS or significant phonological delays.
Contact: Rhonda Banford 636-220-8200 or
July 14 – 17, 2015 and July 21 – 24, 2015

New Hampshire

Clearly Speaking
Derry, Dover and Hampton Falls New Hampshire
Contact: Lisa Mitchell 603-926-3277 or
July 13 – August 7, 2015: group social language sessions for preschool and school age children
August 3 – August 7, 2015: one week intensive summer camp for children with a CAS diagnosis

Easter Seals New Hampshire – Camp Sno Mo
Various Camps are offered for Children with Disabilities
Contact: Rob Kelly 603-364-5818 or
Various sessions starting June 28, 2015

New Jersey

Camp Chatterbox
Hudwick, New Jersey
Overnight camp for AAC users
Contact: Dr. Joan Bruno 908-301-5451
August 16 – 22, 2015

HI-STEP Summer Program
New Jersey (3 locations)
Helps improve social skills through evidence based practices for ages 6-16
Contact: 732-873-1212 or
June 29 to July 31, 2015

Open Hearts/Open Doors
Medford, New Jersey
Provides accommodations in order for children with disabilities to fully participate with age-appropriate peers in the JCC Camps at Medford
Contact: 609-654-5192 or
June 29 – August 21, 2015

New York

Our Victory Day Camp
Dobbs Ferry, NY
For children 5-12 with learning or attention difficulties.
Contact: 914-674-4841 or
June 29 to August 14, 2015

Theraplay Kids Camp
Williamsville, NY
For children age 3 1/2 – 10 years old
Diagnosis of speech sound disorder, Apraxia, phonological disorder
July 13 – 17 or August 3 – 7, 2015; 9:00 AM – 12 PM
Contact Sarah at or give us a call at 716-371-1847

North Carolina

ABC Educational Services
Matthews, NC
Speech and language, social skills and academics are presented in fun summer themes; ages 3-8
7, 8, or 9 week sessions June 16 – August 13, 2015

Camp Say
Hendersonville, North Carolina
Summer camp for young people ages 8-18 who stutter and their young friends and family
Contact: 828-393-4244 or
August 3 – 17, 2015

Capital City Speech Therapy
Fuquay-Varina, NC
Three great summer camp opportunities for your child to improve social skills, expand vocabulary and have fun!
Contact: 919-577-6807
June: Going Camping – ages 2-5
July: Power Packed Vocabulary Development – ages 2-8
August: Pirate Camp

Charlotte Summer Camp
Charlotte, NC
Educational enrichment and fun! Occupational therapy is available.
Contact: Kelly 704-845-0561
June 15 to July 24, 2015

The Speech Garden Summer Camp
Charlotte, North Carolina
Camp for children 24 months through second grade with mild to severely delayed expressive and/or receptive language, oral motor and/or articulation skills that benefit from speech-language therapy.
Contact: Ellen Holloway 704-609-8255 or
July 6 – 30, 2015

Spring Camp Cheerio
Roaring Gap, North Carolina
Two and a half day weekend designed for families interested in learning strategies for spoken language and shared experiences relating to hearing impairment.
Contact: Stephanie Payonk 704-798-1094 or
May 15-17, 2015


Camp ClapHans
Norman, Oklahoma
Residential summer camp for ages 8 to 16 for children with developmental disabilities
Weekly sessions start June 14 – 17, 2015


Camp Lee Mar
Lackawaxen, PA
For children and teenagers with mild to moderate learning and developmental challenges.
Contact: 215-658-1708 or
Call for 2015 dates: 3/13

CAS Summer Intensive Program
Philadelphia area
This intensive summer therapy program offers 2x a day x 5 days a week x 5 weeks of speech therapy for children with apraxia of speech that qualify. See flyer for details regarding costs and contact information. Click here to view flyer
Contact: Sue Caspari 610–544–7069
July 13 – August 14, 2015

Luma Center – Speech and Language Explorers
Malvern, Pennsylvania
For children with childhood apraxia of speech and other speech sound disorders. Daily individual and group speech sessions; Fun sensory motor group with an occupational therapist; Parent participation and workshops; written summary with home activities and suggestions
Contact: Nancy Allard 610-296-6723 x 308
See website for dates

I Can Talk Clinic
Pittsburgh, PA
A 4-day program of interactive, fun-filled activities designed specifically for children who use augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) systems to talk.
Contact: Camp Coordinator Evelyn Meinert or 412-402-0900
July 29-Aug 1, 2015

South Dakota

Lifescape Rahab Center
Sioux Falls, SD

Speech Superstars
Fun and exciting speech camp led by SLP’s will include an initial screening of your child’s speech then focus on the development of clear articulation of speech sounds
July 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29, 2015

Let’s Talk with AAC
Children will focus on peer interactions, communicating with AAC in fun and functional ways. Outings may include meeting at the zoo, a restaurant and various other places. If your child qualifies for medical speech therapy services, a doctor’s prescription will be obtained by the site. SLP led.
July 27-30, 2015

Contact: 605-444-9700 for more information


Camp Livitup
Memphis, Tennessee
Eight-week day camp for persons ages 5-18 with any disability
Contact: Dee Grandberry 901-761-4277 or
June 1 – July 24, 2015

Parent Child Services Group Inc. Summer Programs
Knoxville, Tennessee
– Hickory Dickory Dock – Camp for toddlers emphasizing sensory-motor and speech-language development through the use of nursery stories and rhymes.
June 2 – June 25, 2015
– Playing and Learning Social Skills (PALS) – Joins prinicpals of behavior with social language and thematic units to teach children how to play and communicate with socially-skilled peers in the group.
July 6 – 29, 2015 (Ages 4-6)
July 7 – 9 , 2015 (ages 7-9)
Contact: 865-584-5558


Capital School of Austin Summer Camps
Austin, Texas
Fun and enriching summer learning experience for children, pre-school through third grade, identified as having speech, language and learning differences
Contact: 512-467-7006 or
June 8 – July 3, 2015

Camp Acorn
Houston, Texas
Enhances language, social, motor, and academic development in a literature-rich multi-sensory environment for children from two years through fifth grade
Contact: Stefanie Heintz 713-467-4696 x 207
June 8 – July 2, 2015

Charis Hills
Sunset, TX
Ages 7-18, helping with learning disabilities, building confidence and finding success.
Contact: 940-964-2145 or
Various 1 week sessions starting June 7, 2015

Childhood Apraxia and Motor Planning Camp
Denton, Texas
Intensive 10-day experience offers pre and post comprehensive evaluations, extensive individual therapy; small group sessions, as well as parent education sessions. The intensive therapy approach will incorporate the Principals of Motor Learning and will consider the learning style of each child to identify the appropriate cuing and support hierarchy and will target functional communication in the context of play-based and real world  activities.
Contact: Melissa Stockholm 940-898-2027 or
Laura Moorer-Cook 940-898-2066 or
July 20 – 31, 2015

Kaufman Apraxia Boot Camp (K-ABC) at the Carruth Center
Houston, Texas
Intensive 3 week summer program for children with apraxia and phonological disorders modeled after Nancy Kaufman’s (with permission) SPEAK summer program; intensive individual speech, music, occupational and group language therapy. Home practice materials and DVD included.
Contact: Karen Dickerson, Ph.D. CCC-SLP, Clinic Director at or (713) 935-9088 ext. 138
July 13 – July 30, 2015

Project T.A.L.K
Houston, TX
For children ages 4-10 with hearing loss.
Contact: 713-523-3633
July 20 to 24, 2015

SLICK (Summer Language Intervention Camp for Kids)
Dallas, TX
Intensive therapy program for children ages 6-11 who have language and learning disorders
Contact: Christina Gollis 214-905-3030 or
June 8-July 15, 2015

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences
Lubbock, Texas
Programs are designed for children ages 3 to 12 with various types of speech, language and learning disabilities
Contact: Carolyn Perry 806-743-5660 or
Various sessions starting June 6, 2015

University of Houston’s Speech, Language, and Hearing Clinic
Houston, Texas
CCG, or Couger Communication Groups, is a summer day camp geared toward children who have difficulty with speaking clearly, being understood, expressing thoughts, engaging in conversations, reading and engaging in positive social interactions.
Contact: Sharita Clark 713-743-2898 or
June 1 – July 9, 2015


Wasatch Speech and Language Center
Salt Lake City, Utah
Summer therapy program for social communication skills
Contact: 801-308-0400 or
August 3 – 7, 2015


Cue Camp Virginia
Jamestown, Virginia
A relaxed and fun opportunity to develop your cueing skills, learn about the latest research on Cued Speech, and network with cuers from other towns, states, and countries
Contact: Camp Director
October 8-11, 2015


Behnke Preschool Summer Camp
Seattle, Virginia
A unique summer camp with an emphasis on pre-literacy skills and early language development
Contact: 206-388-1284 or
June 29 – July 30, 2015

Camp Stand By Me
Vaughn, Washington
Set on the water of Vaughn Bay, with a view of the southern Olympic Mountain, we offer a full camp experience for individuals with disabilities
Contact: Camp Director Joshua Mayer 253-884-2722 or