Camp

Kids Camp {6-12}

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Camp Season: June 19th to August 11, 2017

  • Tuition: $475/week
  • Minimum two-week enrollment highly recommended.
  • Transportation Available*
  • Register for full eight-week camp season and receive $150 tuition discount!
  • Hours: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Bring AMICA To Your Peer Group

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AMICA now offers on-site support to peer groups that need help facilitating pro-social experiences in real-world settings. Our highly experienced professional staff will come to your location and work with your child and peers to help promote meaningful social interactions.

Sessions can occur in structured social skills groups or on community outings. AMICA staff excel in helping children and young adults learn and practice social skills for independence and interpersonal success. Please contact us to discuss customizing AMICA services to meet your needs.

References provided upon request (or read our testimonials page to learn what parents say about AMICA).

Teen Camp {13-18}

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Camp Season: June 19th to August 11, 2017

  • Tuition: $475/week
  • Minimum two-week enrollment highly recommended.
  • Transportation Available*
  • Register for full eight-week camp season and receive $150 tuition discount!
  • Hours: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

What Does AMICA Camp Offer?

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  • Unique programming to develop proficiencies in individuals who struggle socially.
  • Small camper groups within a two-year age range to facilitate friendships and engagement in appropriate camp activities.
  • High counselor to camper ratio in all groups.
  • Experienced, trained counselors who model successful socializing behaviors.
  • Counselor supervision throughout the camp day in all groups, including integrated AMICA/Cherokee lunch period and Cherokee Day Camp activities with mainstream peers.
  • Daily skill-building activities carefully designed to teach interpersonal communication and the fundamentals of friendship, customized to meet individual camper needs and to further growth and emotional development while providing opportunities for creative and socially appropriate personal expression. Campers are given the tools and time to make and nurture friendships with peers and counselors.
  • Field trips to community destinations to practice social skills. AMICA TEENS also learn and practice high school-focused social skills and independence in trips and activities such as bowling, dances, movies, shopping, and restaurant excursions.

Camp is a place for making friends, learning new skills, trying new activities, and connecting with nature. Research by the American Camp Association and youth development organizations shows that summer camps help children learn valuable life skills including…

  • Communication
  • Conflict resolution
  • Cooperation
  • Independence
  • Leadership
  • Problem-solving
  • Responsibility
  • Teamwork

AMICA Camp is independently owned and operated on the grounds of Cherokee Day Camp. AMICA campers have dedicated staff and separate schedules, and are supervised by highly experienced AMICA leadership at all times. AMICA campers enjoy access to Cherokee Day Camp facilities and participate in lunch, snacks, and activities with Cherokee campers as appropriate, allowing AMICA campers additional opportunities to practice socializing in a safe camp setting. All AMICA and Cherokee counselors and staff are screened prior to hiring in accordance with American Camp Association and state guidelines.

*Additional fees for transportation.