Camp Words Unspoken is a fun-filled experience for youths and teens who stutter to come together, to create memories and to foster friendships that can last a lifetime!!


Youth who have difficulty with speech fluency will come together in Pittsfield, MA and Pequot Lakes, MN 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.

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Join us Saturday October 3 , 2020 at the Shaker Farms Country Club. Download your registration form today!

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Join us Saturday October 3 , 2020 at the Shaker Farms Country Club. Download your registration form today!

Learn more about Camp Words Unspoken in this new video interview with founder, Brandon Towle.

Important Dates

Camp dates:

Minnesota: July 17th-July 20th

Massachusetts: August 19th-August 24th                                     

Speech-Language Pathologists

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, St. Cloud University, 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 esteemconfidence building, peer relationships, team participation, and fluency management throughout the camp adventure experience. 

Graduate Students

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.


Attention!!! Camp Words Unspoken is seeking motivated individuals to volunteer in a variety of activities for the campers and staff.

Two Camp Locations

Midwest Camp

10992 Star Lake Camp Dr
Pequot Lakes, MN 56472
Located on 400 acres of pristine wilderness near Crosslake, MN

New England Camp

700 Churchill Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
Located at beautiful Camp Winadu across from the Pittsfield State Forest

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New England Lodging

New England Camp Facilities

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 Camp Winadu which consists of several buildings that spread out within a 100-acre area surrounded by the Pittsfield Sate Forest. Buildings include the main office, dining hall, multipurpose recreation hall, theater, camper cabins, private staff cabins and more. Our camp facility is conveniently located 2-3 hours from New York, Boston and the Connecticut border. It features a beautiful site on Lake Ononta, with a variety of local and on-site resources.

New England Speech Language Pathologists

Every one of our team members is devoted to delivering the finest possible camper experience


Alida Engel


New 2

Sujini Ramachandar



Lourdes Ramos-Heinrichs



Gina Biskupic



Jennifer Mackey


MidWest Wilderness Camp Speech Language Pathologists

Every one of our team members is devoted to delivering the finest possible camper experience

Sheila Cina

Sheila Cina


Janet Tilstra

Janet Tilstra


Meet Brandon, James and Matt

James McNaughton, executive director of Camp Words Unspoken

Brandon Towle

Founder & Director

James McNaughton

James McNaughton

Executive Director

Matt Didisheim

Counselor-In-Training Director