Augmentative and Alternative Communication Camps

AAC Summer Camp in Alberta


Alberta Augmentative & Alternative Communication (AAC) Camp

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August 24-26, 2018
Easter Seals Camp Horizon, Box 540, Bragg Creek, Alberta

​​A camp for children aged 6-19 years, who use speech generating communication devices.

Augmentative and Alternative Communication Camp in Alberta is a
3-day overnight camp specializing in increasing the communication abilities and socialization skills of children and teens who are augmentative communication users. Camp activities include games, arts and crafts, music, drama, and more!

Activities are designed to:

  • Enhance campers' social communication skills
  • Provide opportunities for campers to communicate and build friendships with each other
  • Offer training and networking opportunities for parents and siblings
Inspired by a similar camp – AAC Camp Idaho – delivered since 2006.​


What:

 
Augmentative and Alternative Communication Camp Alberta (AAC Camp)
3-day overnight camp
Where:  
 
 
Easter Seals Camp HorizonBox 540Bragg Creek, Alberta

When: 

​Friday, August 24 to Sunday, August 26, 2018

For: 


 
​Children and youth 6 - 19 years old who use speech generating communication devices
* Campers must own a speech-generating device to participate.

AAC Camp Alberta provides a recreational camp experience where:

  • Campers learn to use their devices
  • Counselors learn how to support and communicate with campers who use AAC
  • Activities delivered at camp transfer to home/school 
  • Families and care partners learn as well

Fees:

  • Fees cover:
    • full cost of meals
    • accommodations for 3 days, 2 nights

The camp is delivered through the collaborative efforts of:

  • University of Alberta, Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders
  • Representatives from AAC Camp Idaho
  • Parent champions
Kim Smith 
March of Dimes Canada
1-855-583-4637 ext.2​
kasmith@marchofdimes.ca​​

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 ​ PARTNERS

AAC Camp 
University of Alberta St. Luke's Children's Rehabilitation 
 

SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS
Horizon North Lethbridge Sea Cadets Lethbridge Sea Cadets
Olympia Charitable Foundation logo ​Alberta Consortium
on Rehabilitation and
Assistive Technology (ACRAT)
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