Youth who have difficulty with speech fluency will come together in East Otis, MA for a fun, interactive therapeutic learning experience, in a positive and friendly recreational environment. Camp Words Unspoken is a program specifically suited for youths and teens between the ages of 8 and 18 who stutter.
Located in Berkshire County, the Camp Words Unspoken property consists of several buildings and borders beautiful spring-fed private, Larkum Lake. Camp Words Unspoken sits on 116 acres and offers a wonderful spacious place for fun, speech development growth while enjoying the beautiful outdoors
Camp Words Unspoken Speech and Language Pathologists (SLPs) are licensed and ASHA certified therapists who treat stuttering and other fluency disorders. Our SLPs bring a vast and diverse knowledge base of stuttering from their work at Northeastern University, Southern Connecticut State University, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston Public Schools, private practices and more. These highly trained clinicians provide therapeutic stuttering interventions, opportunities for fluency strategy use, as well as supervision to clinical graduate students at CWU.
Camp SLPs are onsite for the entire week and work with campers in activities to enhance communication self-awareness, self esteem, confidence building, peer relationships, team participation, and fluency management throughout the camp adventure experience.
Graduate students enrolled in accredited communication disorders program will engage in a unique learning environment with youths & teens who stutter, under the supervision of CWU speech-language pathologists. Graduate students can earn clinical hours as approved by their institution.
Enrollment for Camp Words Unspoken 2020
Beginning on November 10th, 2019
Registration Deadline: August 1st, 2020
Camp Words Unspoken Faculty
August 17th @ 10:00am – August 23rd, 2020 @ 10:00am
August 18th – 22nd, 2020
1st annual Golf Tournament
Saturday, May 30 , 2020
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Campers and Cabin Counselors live comfortably in air-conditioned, cabins with bathrooms containing of 2 private shower stalls, bathroom stalls, and sinks. Bunk beds have a thick mattresses to assure the campers sleep well! Every camper has their own storage space. Every cabin has a small outdoor deck.Visitors must bring their own bedding, towels and bathing supplies.
Camp Words Unspoken is hosted at Berkshire Soccer Academy which consists of several buildings that spread out within a 116-acre area surrounded by the Tolland Sate Forest. Buildings currently include the main office, dining hall, multipurpose recreation hall, theater, camper cabins, private staff cabins and more. Our camp facility is conveniently located 10 miles north of the Connecticut border and features a beautiful site on a Larkum Lake, with a variety of local and on-site resources.