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LDAHH SUMMER CAMP

Program Description and Design: Designed specifically for students with learning disabilities, our summer camp builds social connections, reduces learning loss, and helps fill gaps in literacy and numeracy. The LDAHH Summer Camp will run for all nine weeks of the summer*, beginning July 5th and ending September 3rd. Each week will have a different theme (see below). Staff will program plan activities based on the theme of the week, with a focus on literacy, numeracy and social-emotional learning. Each week the campers will have the opportunity to go on a field trip or watch a special guest presentation. At the end of each week, there will be a celebration of skills and parents will be invited to attend.  

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*At this time, it has not been decided whether our camp will run in-person or online. Therefore, payment will be collected at a later date 

Rationale: The LDAHH would like to run a Summer Camp program for students with suspected or diagnosed LDs. Through the pandemic many of our students have been missing out on socialization opportunities and falling behind in school. The aim of this program is to provide a safe space for students to socialize and learn. The summer camp will include fun, educational activities centered around the theme of each week. Campers aged 5-11 will be put into groups no larger than five according to their age. The small counsellor to camper ratio will allow our staff to build stronger relationships with each camper.  

Camp Coordinator(s): Samantha Sweet and Julie Armstrong 
Camp Counsellors: Trained staff who have experience working with children with LDs 
Length: 1 week minimum to 9 weeks maximum  
Schedule:  Monday through Friday 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM* 

Groupings: Children ages 5-11, grouped by age. 5-7, 7-9, 10-11* 
*Before and After Camp Care available from 7-9 AM and 4-6 PM for an additional fee. ($50 for mornings or afternoons OR $100 for BOTH per week).  
*There will be leader in training opportunities for children who are older than 11. 

Cost: $375 for members and $425 for non-members with a $50 discount for siblings or multiple weeks 

Dates & Themes:  

WEEK: 

THEME: 

July 5th – July 9th 

Tall Tales (Books/Movies) 

July 12th – 16th  

Let’s Get Creative (The Arts) 

July 19th – 23rd 

Learn & Grow (Nature / The Outdoors) 

July 26th – 30th  

Young Einstein’s (STEM) 

August 3rd – 6th (short week) 

Tall Tales (Books/Movies) 

August 9th – 13th 

Let’s Get Creative (The Arts) 

August 16th – 20th 

Learn & Grow (Nature / The Outdoors) 

August 23rd – 27th 

Young Einstein’s (STEM) 

August 30th – September 3rd 

Summer Celebration (Favourite activities) 

COVID-19 POLICY
The Learning Disabilities Association of Halton-Hamilton follows and will continue to follow all Public Health guidelines and requirements for the operation of its in-person programs.  However, due to the unpredictable nature of COVID-19 and it’s affect on the Halton-Hamilton area, the Learning Disabilities Association of Halton-Hamilton reserves the right to transition all in-person classes to a virtual environment in accordance to any recommendation by Health Canada. When signing up for this program, you agree that in-person classes may be held online when deemed necessary. No refunds will be applicable in the case that classes continue in-person and families choose to withdraw, but applicants will have the choice to withdraw if classes transition to online-based learning.