2020 Summer Camps & Regional Programs

Below are categories of different types of services and resources in our region. Each category lists the names of the providers. To get more details about any of the providers, click on the category titles. If you would like us to add a resource or update a resource, contact us at 423-531-6961 opt.2 or email info@chattanoogaautismcenter.org

Educational Programs

 

REACH Summer Learning Program

Description: The program accepts children age 5 – 15 who have an IEP or 504 Plan as well as typical developing children who would benefit from a structured and intensive learning environment.. It will be located at Chattanooga Christian School. All completed applications must be turned into the Chattanooga Autism Center. A committee will review all applications and notify you of acceptance by March 31st or earlier if classrooms fill up quickly. We are asking families to not submit any money until you have been notified of acceptance.

Websitehttp://www.chattanoogaautismcenter.org/reach-summer-learning

 

Cost: $1000


DatesJune 9, 10, 11

June 16, 17, 18

June 23, 24, 25

July 7, 8, 9

July 14, 15, 16

July 21, 22, 23

Note: The Family Support Program may be able to provide a grant to qualified students. For more information click this link. http://www.orangegrovecenter.org/www/docs/184

Speech and Hearing Center - IEP Consultation Program

Description: Does your child’s IEP include Speech Therapy?  The Speech and Hearing Center provides summer therapy services that align with your child’s IEP to help prepare your child for the upcoming school year and combat summer regression.

Location:  6016 Shallowford Road Suite 1500 Chattanooga TN 37421

Phone: 423-622-6900

Website: speechhearing.com

Ages: varies

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Day Camps

 

The Camps at Signal Centers

  

Description: Signal Centers offers a unique 6-week camp for children and youth, 3 - 22 years old, of all abilities. Camp Signal offers a quality camp experience, while specializing in social and emotional development through fun projects and activities. The Camp Signal team plans meaningful experiences for campers in the areas of art, movement, music, crafts, drama, technology, sports, singing, cooking, water play, science, and games.

 

Websitehttps://signalcenters.org/summer-camp

Camp Signal (Ages 3-11)

Session 1: June 15-19

Session 2: June 22-26

Session 3: July 6-10

Session 4: July 13-17

Session 5: July 20-24

Session 6: July 27-31

Chatter Camp (Ages 5-15)

Session: June 3-7

Vision Academy (Ages 14-22)

Session 1: June 22-26 (Ages 14-18)

Session 2: July 13-15 (Ages 19-22)

Camp ZooAbility

Description: Camp ZooAbility is a week-long Day Camp based out of the Chattanooga Zoo in June and July for individuals ages 6 and older who have intellectual and/or physical disabilities. Weeks are age specific. Daily activities include, but are not limited to: swimming, Arts & Crafts, Animal Enrichment, Zoo exploration, group activities, a community Field Trip, and much more! 

 

Register: Beginning March 1st, you will need to email or call Elaine stating that you would like to register for camp: eadams@chattanooga.gov or (423) 643-6607. 
 

Dates

Week 1: (6-12 yrs) June 22-26

Week 2: (13-21 yrs) June 29- July 3

Week 3: (22 and up) July 6-10

Creative Discovery Museum, Friends Discover

Description: Summer is all about play, exploration, and camps!Creative Discovery Museum combines all three with multiple opportunities for kids ages four through 14! Our science-based camps are filled with activities that bring science alive for children! Our enthusiastic, experienced staff provides a fun-filled, safe environment for children to embrace the summer camp experience.

Website: https://www.cdmfun.org/camp-at-creative-discovery-museum

Camps

Camp RIVERBEND: May 26-29

Description: This camp gives exclusive daytime, behind the scenes access to festival stages. Campers will interact with the people who make the lighting, sound, stage management and other exciting aspects of the festival happen. Performing on stage and the possibility of time with an artist will make for an exciting week of fun! This camp enrollment includes a Riverbend admission for the week. Camp Riverbend is designed specifically for rising 6th through 8th graders. Aftercare is available.

Grades: Rising 6th-8th graders 

Cost: $225 for members/$260 for non-members

Around the World in Five Days Cooking Camp: June 22-26

Description: If your child loves to make and eat culinary treats, this camp is for them! Join us on a culinary adventure as we let our cooking imaginations run wild during Unusual Food from Unusual Places Cooking Camp. We’ll work together to recreate favorite literary or pop culture cuisines. We’ll have tea parties in Wonderland, decide what exactly goes on a “Crabby Patty”, mix our own Butterbeer and more while using unconventional methods like cooking over a campfire and baking in microwaves. Families can cook and taste the foods at home and share in the campers’ creative genius with the cookbook that the campers will create during the week.

Grades: Rising 3rd-5th grades

Time: 8:30 am-3:30 pm, aftercare is available

Cost: $225 for members/$260 for non-members

Unusual Food from Unusual Places Cooking Camp: July 6-10

Description: If your child loves to make and eat culinary treats, this camp is for them! Join us on a culinary adventure as we let our cooking imaginations run wild during Unusual Food from Unusual Places Cooking Camp. We’ll work together to recreate favorite literary or pop culture cuisines. We’ll have tea parties in Wonderland, decide what exactly goes on a “Crabby Patty”, mix our own Butterbeer and more while using unconventional methods like cooking over a campfire and baking in microwaves. Families can cook and taste the foods at home and share in the campers’ creative genius with the cookbook that the campers will create during the week.

Grades: Rising 3rd-5th grades

Time: 8:30 am-3:30 pm, aftercare is available

Cost: $225 for members/$260 for non-members

STEAM-ing Along: July 13-17

Description: Join us as we explore all things STEAM in this exciting week of camp. During STEAM-ing Along, campers will become scientists as they investigate the science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM) all around them. Campers will work with unique materials throughout the Museum during this exciting week of discovery.

Grades: Rising 1st-5th grades

Time: 8:30 am-3:30 pm, aftercare is available

Cost: $195 for members/$225 for non-members

Games Around the World: July 20-24

Description: All children are curious about the world around. Games Around the World gives campers the opportunity to explore how children in other parts of the world play. Campers will investigate all types of games and other past times that children in other cultures participate in. Your school-aged child will love exploring their world and how it works during this action-packed week.

Grades: Rising 1st-5th grades

Time:  8:30 am-3:30 pm, aftercare is available

Cost: $195 for members/ $225 for non-members

Robotics: July 27-31

Description: Incredible design opportunities will be the focus each day in Robotics Camp. During this week of making, campers will experiment with coding. They will create their own robots and program them to accomplish tasks. Keep an eye on social media sites to see how these robots perform.

Grades: Rising 3rd-5th grades

Time:  8:30 am-3:30 pm, aftercare is available

Cost: $225 for members/ $260 for non-members

FDC Doctor Discoveries!: June 1-5

Description: All the fun of CDM’s inclusive Friends Discovery Camp, designed to be inclusive for children with disabilities and their peers, plus exploration of Doc McStuffins: The Exhibit! We’ll explore the exhibit in our traveling gallery and spend time in exhibits throughout the Museum. Campers will have fun exploring being a doctor and how to take care of their bodies. In additionm campers will enjoy field trips and fun with their Big Buddies from University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

Grades: Rising 1st-2nd

Time: 8:30 am-1:30 pm

Cost: $125 (includes a membership)

FDC STEAM-ing Along: June 8-12

Description: Join us as we explore all things STEAM in this Friends Discovery Camp, designed to be inclusive for children with disabilities and their peers. Campers will become scientists as they investigate the science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM) all around them with the help of their Big Buddies from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. STEAM-ing Along will include many field trips and museum experiences.

Grades: Rising 3rd-5th grades

Time:  8:30 am-1:30 pm

Cost: $125 (includes a membership)

FDC Scenic City Equestrian Middle School Edition: July 27-31

Description: All of the fun of our Friends Discovery Camp, designed to be inclusive for children with disabilities and their peers, coupled with Scenic City Equestrian! During FDC at Scenic City Equestrian, campers will experience daily riding instruction, equestrian care and all the other benefits of the museum’s inclusive camps like building a relationship with their Big Buddies from the Univeristy of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

Ages: 13 and older

Time: 8:30 am-1:30 pm

Cost: $125 (includes a membership)

Preschool Camp: Doctor Discoveries!:June 15-19

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