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Teaching executive functioning during Summer Trip Camp

One of the ways we teach executive functioning strategies during Summer Trip Camp is through cooking. We teach that part of cooking is cleaning up so learning how to wash pans is interwoven into the lesson. This is about learning how to clean up after yourself (that requires several aspects of executive functioning).   Do … Continue reading Teaching executive functioning during Summer Trip Camp

What we do during Summer Trip Camp

When most camps do trips they do typical stuff like amusement parks, rather than exposing kids to new experiences. During Summer Trip Camp we do unusual trips such as these two: A tour of a submarine and a trip to a historic pretzel bakery. When you expose kids to new experiences and help them learn … Continue reading What we do during Summer Trip Camp

Skills we work on during Summer Trip Camp

-Learning how to to feel time as a concrete concept -Planning ahead -Managing money -Developing flexibility in order to be part of a peer group -Understanding how you come across to others -Showing an interest in others so they know you want to be friends -Making food for yourself -Having fun hanging out with other … Continue reading Skills we work on during Summer Trip Camp