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Story Week CAMP

SUMMER camp

for YOUTH AGES 9-13

AUGUST 19th - 23rd 2024


HOSTED BY THE MONTREAL CENTRE FOR LEARNING DISABILITIES

( SUCH AS/ADD/ADHD)

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AUG 19 - 23

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

LOCATION TBD


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WHAT IS STORY WEEK
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A full week dedicated to Experimenting with different Storytelling Mediums. We will be exploring stop motion, AUDIO STORIES, Installation Art, SCI FI, Illustrations, AND MORE with a small group of YOUTH AGES 9-13.


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WHO IS HOSTING THE CAMP?

What is Story Week Camp?

Embark on a captivating 5-day storytelling journey AT THE END OF SUMMER Break, where students gather to explore various mediums each day. Guided by two expert storytellers, participants will bring their ideas to life through mediums such as stop motion, SOUND EFFECTS, installation art, fairy tales, SCI FI STORIES, and illustration. This program offers sixth graders a fantastic chance to delve into the realms of expression, storytelling, and the creative arts, fostering a rich and inspiring learning experience tailored to a new medium every day.

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The Montreal Centre for Learning Disabilities is proud to partner with Working On It to host a special SUMMER Camp PILOT WEEK. Our collaboration is dedicated to making emotional, social, and educational learning more accessible for individuals with learning disabilities SUCH AS ADD/ADHD AND TO OPEN UP THE POWER OF STORYTELLING IN A FUN AND INCLUSIVE WAY. This unique pilot program offers students the opportunity to be part of a small, close-knit group of YOUNG creators.

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How much will it cost to participate?

our week-long program is $80, covering both the program fee and your yearly membership to the Montreal Centre for Learning Disabilities ($30 value). Your membership opens doors to FUTURE PARTICIPATION IN programs WITH THE MLCD like Aquakids and more. If the FEE IS A challenge, SEND us an email Here. We're here to make sure everyone can join in.


Spaces are limited for this special pilot, so once you apply, we'll reach out to let you know if your child is in! Then, we'll share the details for securing their spot with a simple payment process. Can't wait to have your child on board! 🚀


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Stop Motion

EXAMPLE DAY:

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8:30 - 9:00 : Drop-Off


Free Time AND EXPLORATION WHILE PARTICIPANTS GET DROPPED OFF.

9-10: MINI MORNING FILM FESTIVAL


Mini FILM fESTIVAL WITH STOP MOTION EXAMPLES,

ANALYzING FILMS AND SHARING TIPS AND TRICKS.


10-11: Get Moving & BIG BRAINSTORMING



Active drama excercises & Story Brainstorming activities

11-12: The Pitch



WORKING ON IDEAS FOR WHAT STORY THE PARTICIPANTS WANT TO TELL.

SHARING & ENCOURAGEMENT.

12-1: LUNCH TIME



BASED ON GROUP NEEDS EITHER FREE TIME, OR DIGGING INTO MORE EXAMPLE MEDIA (WATCHING A MOVIE, LISTENING TO A PODCAST, ETC)

1-4: CREATIVE EXPLORATION



PARTICIPANTS WILL GET THE CHANCE TO DIG INTO CREATING THEIR EXPRESSIONS. THEY MIGHT CHOOSE TO KEEP WORKING ON THE MEDIUM OF A PRIOR DAY, OR DIG INTO SOMETHING NEW. COLLABORATION WILL BE ENCOURAGED, BUT NOT REQUIREd. GROUP LEADS WILL HELP WITH HANDS-ON PROBLEM SOLVING AND TECHNICAL MENTORSHIP.

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Guided By Two Facilitators from WORKING ON IT,

A group of 8-10 students will spend each day with a new storytelling medium.


They will be shown innovative example media, participate in group brainstoRMing sessions,

and complete a new project

from start to finish every day.


CAMP WILL BE TAKING PLACE at


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on the last day of camp, FROM 3PM - 4PM,

Youth will host a

showcase to share

their work with

parents, guardians,

and MCLD staff.

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MEET YOUR

GROUP LEADERS


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TANNA

CAMP NAME: ROSIE

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  • Accessibility and meaningfulness focus
  • WorKS WITH youth w particular access needs
  • CAMP DIRECTOR AND ACCESSIBILITY COORDINATOR WITH YMCA
  • Regularly Facilitates Creative Writing + Arts WOrkshops IN SCHOOLS





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  • PREVIOUSLY A CAMP DIRECTOR WITH YMCA/YWCA
  • FilmMaker, THEATRE CREATOR, IMPROV COACH
  • Loads of Curriculum development
  • PROGRAM experience w/ VARIOUS AGES & GROUPS






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BY AUGUST 1st

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PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO THE PILOT NATURE OF THIS PROGAM, SPOTS ARE LIMITED. ONCE YOU REGISTER YOU CAN EXPECT tO HEAR BACK WITHIN 3-4 DAYS ABOUT WHETHER OR NOT YOU CHILD IS CONFIRMED TO ATTEND CAMP. WE WILL THEN PROCESS PAYMENT AT THAT TIME. BECAUSE THIS PROGRAM AIMS TO MEET THE MCLD MANDATE OF Providing Support and Information for People with Learning Disabilities, WE WILL BE PRIORITIZINg SPOTS FOR CHILDREN WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES.



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THE COSt FOR ATTENDING IS $80, to BE PAID UPON CONFIRMATION THAT YOUR CHILD HAS BEEN ACCEPTED TO THE MARCH BREAK PROGRAM. If you Can’t Pay The Fee, contact us at camps workingonit.info

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