Summer Camps

Miriam’s specialty camps are perfect for students entering grades K-12 who need a boost in FUNdamentals during the summer months. Small teacher to student ratios and customized curriculum with fun and caring staff make for a winning combination for campers to strengthen academics, build social skills, and emphasize sensory, fine motor or speech/language development.  Campers must be successful in a 5:1 camper to staff ratio and be fully verbal, as well as independent in their toileting skills prior to the start of camp.  If you have any questions please call us at 314.961.1500.

SESSION 1: JUNE 12 – 23
SESSION 2: JUNE 26 – JULY 7 (NO CAMP JULY 4)
SESSION 3: JULY 10 – 21
SESSION 4: JULY 24 – AUGUST 4 (HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS ONLY)

ACADEMIC CAMPS

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ACADEMIC BOOTCAMP  |  Grades K – 8  | $1,000
Students entering grades K – 8 will strengthen their academic skills this summer through an intensive Academic Bootcamp that provides instruction in reading, writing, math, and learning strategies in small groups (5:1 student to teacher ratio) with 30 minutes a day of 1:1 tutoring. Teachers certified in special education will develop a customized learning program for children using SPIRE, Touchmath, and appropriate multi-sensory curricula.

SPIRE READING CAMP  |  Grades K – 8  | $1,000
SPIRE Reading Camp uses a multi-sensory phonics program designed to help children make progress using intensive reading strategies. Each day campers receive 30 minutes of 1:1 reading instruction with a special education certified teacher. Campers will practice reading skills with peers during fun, theme-based group activities.

ACADEMIC CHALLENGE  |  Grades 9 –12  |  $1,000
Miriam’s Academic Challenge is an intensive academic camp for students entering grades 9 – 12 who would like to enhance academic skills before starting the new school year. Small groups (5:1 student to teacher ratio) and 30 minutes a day of 1:1 tutoring ensure that each child gets the individualized attention he or she needs. Learning plans are customized for each student to help with reading, writing, math, and learning strategies.

SOCIAL SKILLS CAMPS

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CONFIDENT KIDS  |  Grades K – 8  |  $1,000
This camp focuses on helping campers become confident in their social interactions with peers. Campers will learn to express their feelings and needs in ways that foster positive relationships with peers.

MAKING AND KEEPING FRIENDS  |  Grades K – 8  |  $1,000
All children want to develop relationships, but some need help learning the nuances of making and keeping friends. Campers will learn and apply friendship building skills in a nurturing environment.

HEALTHY MIND AND BODY  |  Grades K – 8  |  $1,000
This session is jam packed with healthy cooking, yoga, mindfulness, sensory input, exercise, leisure time activities, and strategies for healthy relationships. Group activities will help foster a healthy lifestyle and support new friendships.

THERAPY CAMPS

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NEVER LAND IN NEVERLAND (OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY) |  Grades K – 8  |   $1,000
Peter Pan, Pirates, Pixie Dust and More! Let your imagination soar in Neverland as you explore the wonders of this mystical place during this occupational therapy-focused camp. Create caves and pathways to avoid getting eaten by alligators. Use rope swings to get away from Captain Hook. Sensory integration time, fine and gross motor activities, and theme-based learning are sure to await you in this magical place. Enter if ye dare!

THE BLUE UNDERWORLD (LANGUAGE THERAPY)  |   Grades K – 8  |  $1,000
“Sea” what the ocean is all about and cool down from the summer heat. Explore all the critters and creatures as you learn what is deadly and what is delightful in the deep blue sea. Campers will dive right into each day where they’ll experience lots of language therapy and theme-based learning.

ROCKAPALOOZA (MUSIC THERAPY)  |  Grades K – 8  |  $1,000
Stroll down the walk of fame as we explore talents that can make YOU a star. Write your own music, rap, sing, dance, play instruments, or help out on the crew. Join a fan club. Enjoy stardom. Give autographs and practice talents for our Rockaplooza talent show. Music therapy and theme-based learning will make you a star.

HOW TO APPLY
Miriam Summer Camps are designed to serve children with average to above average intelligence who also have diagnoses which may include learning disabilities, ADHD, social communication disorders, speech/language disorders, sensory integration needs, or high functioning autism. Children without a diagnosed disability who would benefit from services through Miriam Summer Camps are also welcome. Campers must be successful in a 5:1 camper to staff ratio and be fully verbal, as well as independent in their toileting skills prior to the start of camp.

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