for Hamm Center Students ages 2-1/2 to 5 years
Camp Chatterbox is a fun-filled day camp open to boys and girls ages 2-1/2 to 5 years who are deaf or hard of hearing. The camp is a 4-week program and enrollment is limited to six students per group. Groupings are determined on the basis of age and ability level.
Through language-rich experiences and instruction, classroom activities focus on developing communication skills, auditory comprehension, speech production, and spoken language. Fun camp activities are provided to develop academic and social skills throughout the curriculum. Individual speech and auditory therapy are also provided to campers during their session.
Camp Dates for 2019
June 10 – July 3 (No camp on July 4th and July 5th)
Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
All campers bring a sack lunch from home
Registration for Camp Chatterbox is open until spaces are filled. Many sessions fill early and a wait list is maintained for sessions that fill to capacity. In the event your child cannot attend camp, tuition may be refunded if your child’s place can be filled. However, no refunds are given after May 1, 2019.
Hamm/ Speech School Students
Students who are currently enrolled in the Atlanta Speech School’s Katherine Hamm Center, parents may simply send the completed camp application form along with a 50% deposit to school. A 50% deposit is required at time of application with remaining payment due in full by May 1, 2019. The deposit is non-transferable and non-refundable.
Students not currently enrolled
Students who are not currently enrolled in the Atlanta Speech School’s Katherine Hamm Center and are applying to Camp Chatterbox, a review of the student’s learning profile is necessary to determine if the program will meet the needs of each student. The following information will be reviewed for possible placement:
- Camp Application
- Early Childhood Questionnaire Form completed by child’s current teacher is required for those children who are enrolled in a preschool or school program other than the Atlanta Speech School.
- An Individual Education Plan (IEP) or Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP).
- Any diagnostic testing such as audiology, speech, language, and psychoeducational evaluations.
In the event your child cannot attend camp, tuition may be refunded if your child’s place can be filled. However, no refunds are given after May 1, 2019.
Please contact Lola Stringer, Director for Summer Programs, at 404-233-5332 ext. 3131, for application materials and to discuss camp programs and services available for your child.
Click here to find out more about our financial aid program and how to apply
Financial aid is available for qualifying students. Financial aid applicants must submit a $50 non-refundable deposit that is applied toward camp tuition.