Summer Camp at Gym-Jam!
- Gym-Jam Therapeutics is offering a summer camp for individuals with autism and their siblings!
- Traditional camp experience: sports, games, science, arts and crafts, music and more! Plus extra supports in the areas of speech and language, social skills, and fine motor skills!
- Camp groups will have high staff to camper ratios with experienced staff trained in the principles of ABA
- Camp activities will have input from Board Certified Behavior Analysts, Speech Language Pathologists and Occupational Therapists
- Campers will have the opportunity to learn, grow and make progress all while having fun!
Location: Camp will be held at Gym Jam’s state of the art facility in King of Prussia. Gym Jam has a large gym area with plenty of room for fun activities!
Gym-Jam Therapeutics is located at 1019 West 9th Ave., King of Prussia, PA 19406
Dates: Camp will run from June 26th– August 18th
You can select which weeks you would like your child to attend.
Times: Camp will run from 9am – 3pm Monday through Friday. Gym Jam will offer before and after care packages at an additional cost.
- Where is the camp located?
- Camp will be held at Gym-Jam’s brand new state of the art facility in King of Prussia. The camp will primarily be located inside the center. There is a large gym area where physical activities will take place.
- What are the camp hours?
- Camp will be held from 9-3 every day. Parents seeking extended hours can opt for our before and after care package which takes place from 8-9 and 3-4.
- 1:1 ABA, Speech and OT sessions are also available before or after camp between 8am-9am or 3pm-7pm
- What does my child need to bring to camp?
- Campers should bring their own snack and lunch. Some days campers will be preparing their own snacks and will not need snacks on those days. Parents will be notified ahead of time of those days. Some campers may still opt to bring their own snacks if they have dietary concerns or restrictions
- Campers should also bring a change of clothes in case or accidents or messy activities.
- Please clearly label all of your campers belongings so we can ensure that everything gets returned to you at the end of the day.
- Do I have to provide a lunch for my camper?
- Yes, all campers must bring their own lunches. Also, please note that we do not have refrigerated storage for campers lunches. If something needs to be kept cold please include an ice pack. We do have a microwave that camp staff can use to heat up your child’s lunch if needed.
- What kind of activities will my camper participate in?
- Your child will get to participate in a typical camp experience: arts and craft projects, science experiments, group games and more! While also getting extra supports in the areas of social skills, speech and language, motor skills and behavior.
- Does my child need to be potty trained in order to attend camp?
- No, your child does not need to be potty trained. Our staff have experience working with children who are not potty trained. You can also contact our staff if you are interested in potty training your child while he/she attends camp.
- My child has a behavior plan and/or behavior concerns at school. Can he/she still attend camp?
- Yes! We have Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBA) and experienced ABA therapists who will work with your child to ensure his/her behavior plan is being followed. If your child does not have a behavior plan in place but has behavior concerns we can work with you to meet your child’s needs at camp.
- How are campers organized by group?
- Camp groups are determined by age. The groups are 3 and 4 year olds, 5 and 6 year olds, 7 and 8 year olds, and 9 and 10 year olds. This allows for campers to be placed with their age appropriate peers and participate in developmentally appropriate activities. (All activities will be individualized to meet campers unique needs.)
- Can I come visit my child at camp?
- Yes! We request that you notify us ahead of time when you would like to visit so we can ensure that we have the space available to accommodate you as well as staff available to answer any questions you might have.
- How many weeks of camp should my child participate in?
- Each week of camp will consist of different activities and events so we recommend that your child comes every week!
- Do I have to sign my child up for the whole summer?
- No, you can select which week or weeks work best for your family.
- Can I visit Gym Jam Therapeutics before I sign my camper up?
- Yes, absolutely! You and your camper are welcome to come check out our space and meet with some of our awesome staff. We are more than happy to answer any questions or concerns you may have.
- Do you offer discounts?
- We offer discounts for early registration as well as multiple week registration. We also offer discounts for families that send more than one child.
- How do I register my child for camp?
- Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to set up a time to meet and fill out the forms in person or we can provide you with registration forms via email to complete and return.