Summer Camps for Children with Hearing Loss

Frost Valley YMCA is pleased to announce a partnership with Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech. This exciting development will allow Frost Valley to better serve campers with hearing loss who communicate orally. Our partnership will ensure that every child will have the support necessary so that they are able to enjoy a traditional camp experience alongside their peers.

 Interested campers can select from any of Frost Valley’s on-site camp programs—from Bear Grylls’ survival camp, farm camp, trail builders, artist’s camp, rocks and ropes, to “Just us Girls,” and many more—during Session 3: July 30 – August 11. Frost Valley staff will be trained in advance to work with children who are deaf or hard of hearing, and a teacher of the deaf from Clarke will be present on site for the entirety of Session 3.

For 150 years, Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech has taught children who are deaf or hard of hearing to listen and talk. Clarke serves children from birth to age 18, who use hearing technology (including cochlear implants or hearing aids), to maximize their access to sound, and receive individualized support from Clarke’s teachers and therapists. Among a wide range of programs, Clarke offers Early Intervention (birth to three) services, preschool classes, a K-8 program and a team of itinerant teachers of the deaf who serve students in mainstream school settings. The majority of children who receive Early Intervention services at Clarke and attend our Preschool Program transition to local public, private or charter schools for kindergarten where they learn and thrive alongside their peers with typical hearing.

To learn more about Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech, go to clarkeschools.org.

Session 3- July 30-August 11

Below is a list of the Overnight Camp programs supported by the Clarke School for Hearing and Speech. All programs in this partnership start on July 30th.

2017 Adirondack Hike and Climb-Session 3
2017 Adirondack Mountain Summit Multi-Pitch-Ses 2-
2017 Adventure Village Sequia Boys Gr.8-9-Ses 3
2017 Adventure Village Sequia Girls Gr. 8-9-Ses 3
2017 Adventure Village Woodwise Boys Gr.5-7-Ses 3
2017 Adventure Village Woodwise Girls Gr.5-7-Ses 3
2017 Bear Grylls Survival Academy-Week 5
2017 East Valley Ranch Session 3
2017 Farm Camp Session 3 Boys
2017 Farm Camp Session 3 Girls
2017 Habitat for Humanity – Session 3
2017 Maine Coast2-Session 3
2017 Mustang Village Session 3
2017 Resident Camp Session 3 Boys:Grade 2-7
2017 Resident Camp Session 3 Boys:Grade 8
2017 Resident Camp Session 3 Boys:Grade 9
2017 Resident Camp Session 3 for Boys:Grade 10
2017 Resident Camp Session 3 Girls:Grade 10
2017 Resident Camp Session 3 Girls:Grade 2-7
2017 Resident Camp Session 3 Girls:Grade 8
2017 Resident Camp Session 3 Girls:Grade 9
2017 Rocks and Ropes 3-1wk
2017 West Virginia Whitewater-Session 3
2017 White Mtns Hike and Climb- Session 3

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