New Auburn, WI In person
YMCA Camp Manitou
Date and Time
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Aphasia Camp will be held Sept. 15–17, and provides people with aphasia and their significant other activities and resources to increase social interaction. It also fosters communication success within a supportive camp setting.
Michael Perry, New York Times Bestselling author and singer-songwriter, is the keynote speaker on Saturday evening.
Skilled professionals, including speech pathologists, physical therapists and occupational therapists, and trained volunteers host the camp. Musicians, artists, yoga and fitness instructors, and other professionals will lead special activities.
- Get resources for living successfully with aphasia that can be applied in everyday life.
- Explore recreational activities.
- Learn about health and wellness.
- Make lifelong friendships with other campers.
Campers will choose from a variety of activities:
- Arts and crafts
- Boating and fishing
Lodging and meals
Accessible cabins accommodate six to eight people. You may be required to share a cabin with others. Bathrooms are centrally located, and trained staff can assist at any time. Meals will be provided, although campers might wish to bring additional snacks. Hotel accommodations are available upon request.
Tuition includes program materials, activities, meals and overnight accommodations for two nights and three days.
Payment is due when you check into camp:
- Person with aphasia — $175
- Person with aphasia and a friend/family member — $295
- One additional family member — $120
Day option: $100/person
Call 715-838-1725 for information and availability.
Aphasia Camp is brought to you by Mayo Clinic Health System, Chippewa Valley Aphasia Group, Eau Claire YMCA, and University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Communication Sciences and Disorders Department.