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Developed by Nick Capretta

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Camp Sunshine of Aurora is now an approved recipient of United Way fund contributions. If your company supports United Way, you can designate Camp Sunshine to receive your donation by marking the "Other" box on your donation card and listing Camp Sunshine of Aurora as the recipient.

Contact

 

Camp Sunshine of Aurora
PO Box 48
Aurora, OH 44202

Contact

Annual Report

Standards Guide

Camper Handbook

CAMP INFORMATION

We utilize proactive, evidence-based practices such as principles of Applied Behavior Analysis, TEACCH, and data collection. Children are provided with an individualized daily classroom routine along with off-site outings to encourage independence and functional skills. Visual schedules, social stories, sensory activities, reinforcement-based interventions, and positive behavior supports are utilized daily.

GENERAL INFORMATION

CAMP DATES

July 1 - 25

Monday-Thursdays

TIME

9:00am -2:45pm

CAMP ACTIVITIES

In addition to a detailed intake packet and IEP objectives or 504 accommodations provided by parents, classroom staff will conduct an orientation prior to the start of camp to ensure that programming is designed specifically to meet the needs of each learner. Camp activities include:

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  • Field trips, on-site “camp” activities

  • Art, music, and cooking

  • Pretend play/drama

  • Sensory regulation

  • Gross and fine motor activities

  • Academic readiness

AGE GROUPS

Pre-k - Graduation

LOCATION

Aurora City Schools

CAMP STAFF

Camp Director – Dr. Leah Gongola, PhD., BCBA-D is currently an Associate Professor at Youngstown State University and has had years of hands-on experience as a general and special educator. Dr. Gongola will be utilizing an intensive individualized curriculum while bringing many new and exciting ideas for Camp Sunshine.

 

Additionally, our staff includes two Assistant Directors, teachers, practicum students, volunteers, and trained peer models.

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