DCARA Youth and Family Services’ CAMP CATERPILLAR is hosting a STEAM program from June 17-21st, 2019. It is a summer camp for 5-11-year-olds.

REGISTER HERE: http://give.classy.org/campcaterpillar

There are several ways that you can support this program. You can donate or you can sponsor a child.

Camp Caterpillar is an inclusive summer camp that aims to bridge the literacy gap* faced by Deaf and Hard of Hearing children aged 5-11 by providing culturally and linguistically appropriate summer literacy activities. Campers are Deaf, DeafBlind, DeafDisabled, Late-Deafened, and Hard of Hearing children and their siblings.

The camp theme is STEAM: Science, Technology, Art, Engineering, Math. The curriculum is currently being developed in collaboration with California School for the Deaf, Fremont. The camp is staffed by highly-qualified Deaf Education teachers and Deaf adults working in STEAM fields. Each day of camp will focus on a different aspect of the STEAM curriculum, inviting Deaf experts in the specific area.

Camp culminates with a celebration planned and executed by the campers using the skills they gain during the week. Funds will go towards camp materials, teacher stipends, meals, and scholarships for low- and no-income families.

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