Summer Camps at Avera Therapy - Harrisburg Freedom Elementary

Summer Camps at Avera Therapy
Looking for some stimulating ways to help your child fill their days and develop some new skills? Below are some great summer “camps” to help enrich their play skills, language, motor skills, sensory development and health/wellness. Come join the fun! Friends at Play offers an opportunity for your child to
participate in a structured play time to help promote the development of
social skills in a language rich environment. This playgroup will be led by a
licensed SLP, OT and PT and will provide opportunities for gross and fine
motor play, facilitated social skills and language development. All children
are welcome to join the fun!
Ages: Group for 3-4 year olds and a group for 5-6 year
Dates and Times: 1.5 hours on Mondays, June 8,15,22,29
3-4 year olds 9:00 – 10.30 / 5-6 y/o’s 3:00 – 4.30
Cost: $100 for 4 sessions
Just Write:
Handwriting Clinic Join us for an interactive approach to handwriting! Handwriting continues to be
an important part of your child’s development and daily educational activities and
can influence their daily school performance. This clinic will utilize the
Handwriting Without Tears curriculum which offers a comprehensive,
developmentally appropriate, multi-sensory approach to learning to write. The
clinic will be led by an occupational therapist with experience in utilizing this
program and addressing underlying challenges in handwriting
Ages: Kindergarten to 2nd grade.
Dates and Times: 2 times per week for 45 mins for 3 weeks plus an initial screening prior to
starting. Tuesday and Wednesday July 21, 22, 28, 29 August 4,5 4:30 to 5:15 PM
Cost: $100 plus $35 for initial individual screening and writing workbook. Tired of every meal time being a battle? Looking for ways to encourage your
picky eater to try something new? This camp works on providing a positive
environment for food exploration and education for children and their families
on making mealtimes an enjoyable experience again. The group will address oral
motor, sensory, social and play aspects of feeding in a small group setting led
by a speech language pathologist and OT. Children will play and create with,
sing about, and read about food to work towards greater acceptance and
Munch & Crunch: Making Mealtimes Fun! willingness to try things that are a little different.
Ages: 2-7 (will group according to ages)
Dates & Times: 2 times per week for 3 weeks, for 1 hour. Wednesdays, July 8,15,22 and
Fridays 10, 17, and 24. TBD dependent on age of groups.
Cost: $150
Movers &
This group will be moving and shaking while working on all areas of gross motor
development. The children will have the opportunity to participate in
interactive and diverse activities that promote balance, coordination, ball skills,
jumping, and running. The group will be led by a physical therapist who will help
lead the children through developmentally appropriate activities that
facilitates a wide range of skills.
Ages: 6-9
Dates & Times: 1 hour on Wednesdays, June 3, 10, 17, 24
Cost: $100
3:30 to 4:30
A group designed to help children learn to self regulate their attention, activity level, and behavioral responses. To
help them become more aware of their level of alertness allowing them
to learn to monitor, modify, and change it to better be ready to meet
the needs of different tasks and situations. It will include concepts
from “How Does My Engine Run” program and handouts/activities from
Brainworks and be led by an occupational therapist. There will be
interactive activities during the session to assist in identifying and
changing their level of alertness as well as take
home activities to help them work on it in all
Ages: 7-10
Dates and times: 6 different 1 hour sessions.
Tuesdays, June 2, 9 and Wednesday’s June 3,10 and re-group sessions Tuesday’s June 30
and July 14 from 8:30 to 9:30 AM
Cost: $150
! All groups have limited availability. Each group must have a minimum number of
participants to be held. If that minimum is not met you will be contacted one week
prior to the start of the group. To sign up or for more details regarding the
program call 322-5150. A registration packet will be mailed to you that will need
to be filled out and sent back in, along with a $25 registration fee to hold your
spot for the group.
Avera Therapy –Pediatrics 810 East 23rd Street, 2nd floor Sioux Falls, SD 57105 (605) 322-­‐5150