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Instruction During Camp is Provided in the Following Areas:

Assistive Technology

Students utilize a digital journal and write about their daily experiences using a computer. Students are given the opportunities to practice using refreshable Braille displays, “smart” devices and video magnification systems.

Job Readiness

Students spend time exploring and experiencing careers. A highlight of the summer is meeting professionals in a wide variety of fields from cosmetology to sports medicine and professional dancers to accountants.

Daily Living Skills

Students are responsible for making their own lunches and snacks each day of camp in our fully adapted teaching kitchen. Students clean up after themselves and learn adapted cleaning and other home management skills.

Communication Skills

Students are given time daily to practice, utilize and produce Braille and/or large print materials. Skills such as organization and time telling are reinforced and practiced on a daily basis.
Recreation and Leisure – Most of all, our summer camp is designed to be FUN! Students experience hands on adaptive games and sports including Goal-ball and Beep-ball. There’s always art, music and crafting as well to tie our lessons together.

Each week culminates in a full-day field trip. Students must be enrolled in Lighthouse Kids prior to the end of the school year to be eligible to attend summer camp.

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After School

We encourage our students to be as independent as possible when it comes to transportation, including utilizing public transportation, paratransit and ride-sharing to return home at the end of the day.

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Assistive Technology Accessibility

Lighthouse of SWFL students have the advantage of utilizing technology to assist with schoolwork and for leisure activities.

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