Seize the summer! Summer is the perfect time to help kids get caught up or enhance their current skills. They aren’t exhausted, stressed, or preoccupied with school and extracurricular activities. Academic camps also help combat summer learning loss! Read Write is so excited to offer several opportunities for your little, middle, or older learners. Together, we can help ensure these students can take on next year!
Check out the full list of summer camp options at Read Write! Camps are designed to be educational, challenging and above all else, FUN! Call to reserve your spot. Limited space available!
Reading Readiness, developed by Neuhaus is designed to give your child an introduction to the five essential components to become a successful reader. This small group class offers a multisensory and interactive curriculum that is both engaging and fun. It is important for children to feel confident when first learning to read. Reading Readiness gives them the building blocks they will need to continue on to be an independent reader.
Dates: June 6th - 15 th and July 11th – 20th
Days & Time: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 1-2 PM
Basic Language Blast Off: Blast off into reading! Does your rising 1st or 2nd grader show the characteristics of Dyslexia? This program is for them! Students will receive intensive, explicit instruction in reading, spelling, and writing as part of an Orton Gillingham curriculum, the only research based method to remediate the weaknesses of dyslexic students. Students will have FUN learning the multisensory way with a highly qualified instructor in a small group setting (2-4 students). Your student will make out of this world progress! ***A parent consultation is required before enrolling your student due to the therapeutic nature of this program.
Dates: June 6th – August 3rd
Days & Time: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 10-11 AM
Authors in Training is a summer camp for 4th-6th graders that will meet 10am-noon on Tuesdays/Wednesdays/Thursdays from July 11th-20th. Campers will read a story together, and then they will write, edit, and publish their own narratives! This camp is a great opportunity for kids to sharpen their reading comprehension and narrative writing skills in a small group setting during the summer months. Lively discussions, graphic organizers, and imagination will be core components to this camp.
Dates: July 11th – August 20th
Days & Time: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 10- Noon
Be Our Guest: Social Skills & Etiquette Camp: Come join the fun at our Social Skills and Etiquette camp! We will discuss skills such as communicating with others, interpreting social cues, listening, and conflict resolution, just to name a few. We will also focus on proper etiquette and manners and will even learn to set the table! We look forward to having you as our “guest.”
Dates: June 20th-22nd & July 11th-13th
Time: 9-11 AM
Study Skills Success is designed to teach camper how to successfully manage classes, homework, and tests. We will also discuss time management, and beneficial tips for staying organized in and out of the classroom. Our Study Skills Camp will not only prepare students for the upcoming school year but also any academic challenges they may face in the future.
Dates: Middle School: July 25th-27th, High School: Aug 1st-3rd
Time: 9-11 AM
Oh, The Places You’ll Go: College Prep is led by Lydia Price, a dyslexic and alumna of Hollins University Class of 2015. During her tenure as a Hollins student, Lydia served as a Student Success Leader and Freshman Resident Assistant. As a Student Success Leader, she was responsible for advising a cohort of 20 first year students. Come join her to discuss transitioning to college, study strategies, class selection, time management, stress management, and compensatory skills. Get set for success and calm your nerves about going off to school in the fall!
Date: June 9th
Time: 10- Noon