Oakwood Academy Camp Programs

Camp Programs

Oakwood Academy’s Camp Programs are open to currently enrolled students, as well as students from the community who do not regularly attend Oakwood Academy. Oakwood Academy offers theme-based programs for students (3-18 years old). Each theme is taught while working within the Developmental-Individual Difference-Relationship-Based (DIR)® Floortime TM Model and incorporates art, science, sensory, sport, and teamwork games.

1:1 TRANSITION PROGRAM

The 1:1 Transition Program is designed for students 3-18 years of age who benefit from one-on-one support to focus on goals relating to self-regulation, engagement, individual communication, classroom skills, social skills and life skills. Using the DIR®/Floortime TM Model, therapists of this program will develop an individual program plan to meet each camper’s unique learning and sensory profile. Campers in this program will also participate in group social activities with therapist support and have the opportunity to attend a field trip in the community.

GROUP SOCIAL SKILLS & TEEN SOCIAL SKILLS PROGRAMS

The Social Skills Program is offered in both Junior and Senior divisions (students 3-18 years of age). This program is designed for campers who can participate in a group of 6 campers (3:1 camper to instructor ratio) and are looking to target specific group goals including conversation, social problem solving, pretend and fantasy play, understanding and exploring a variety of emotions and perspective taking. Using the DIR®/Floortime Model, our group instructors will create a unique individualized program focusing on increasing each student’s Functional Emotional Developmental Capacities which will support their ability to think, relate, and communicate. Campers in this program will also have the opportunity to attend a field trip in the community.

For more information, please contact admissions@oakwoodacademy.ca for more information.

March Break Camp

Oakwood Academy offers theme-based programs for students (3 to 18 years old). Each theme is taught while working within the Developmental-Individual Difference-Relationship-Based)® Floortime (TM) Model and incorporates art , science, sensory, sport and teamwork games.

March Break Camp: March 14 – March 18 2022 Theme: The Great Outdoors

Through out this camp, your child will use their imagination, creativity, social problem solving and critical thinking skills to work together with their peers in order to participate in outdoor/nature themed activities. Activities will incorporate themes of science, art, sensory and creativity. Field Trip TBA.

1:1 Transition Program (3-16 years old)
Focus on self-regulation, engagement, communication, classroom skills, social skills and life skills.
Individualized programs to meet learning and sensory profiles using DIR®/Floortime (TM) Model.
Participation in group activities with therapist support.

Group Social Skills and Teen Social Skills Group Program (ages 5-18 years)
Groups of 6 campers (3:1 ratio)
Goals that target conversation, social problem solving, pretend/fantasy play, understanding /exploring emotions and perspective taking.
Individualized programs to support student’s ability to think, relate and communicate.
Individualized programs using DIR®/Floortime (TM) Model to increase Functional Developmental Capacities.

For more information, please contact admissions@oakwoodacademy.ca for more information.

Summer Camp

Oakwood Academy offers theme-based programs for students (3 to 18 years old). Therapists/teachers will implement theme-based learning and activities while working within the Developmental-Individual Difference-Relationship-Based)® Floortime (TM) Model and incorporates art, science, sensory, sports, leadership, pretend play, social/teamwork games, outdoor activities and opportunities to explore the community.

Block 1: “Oakwoodchella” (July 4 – July 15, 2022)

Throughout this camp, students will engage in a variety of activities that increase regulation, engagement and communication. They will use their imagination and creativity to explore different genres of music, music around the world, as well as explore various mediums of art and creative expression. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in co-operative team games and sports outdoors. Using all the skills they have developed during their time at camp, the students invite their families to our outdoor Oakwoodchella event on Friday, July 15, 2022. During this event, students and therapists/teachers can display their talents during our mini music fest!

Field Trips TBA

Block 2: “Oakwood Presents: Days at the Museum” (July 18 – July 29, 2022)

Throughout this camp, students will use their imagination, creativity, critical thinking and problem-solving skills to gain first-hand knowledge and understanding of the world around them. Each day your child will have a chance to explore developmentally appropriate topics in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), as well as History and Art themed activities. Students will be able to explore forming opinions and develop decision-making skills. Using all the skills they have developed during their time at camp, the students invite their families to the Oakwood Museum Exhibit on Friday, July 29, 2022. During this event, families can complete a walkthrough of what the students created during the block. Students and families will also be able to contribute to the “Oakwood Time Capsule.”

Field Trips TBA

Block 3: “Oakwood’s Amazing Race” (August 2 – August 12, 2022 *Closed on August 1 for Civic Holiday)

Throughout this camp, students will use their imagination, creativity, problem-solving, critical and abstract thinking skills to explore various adventures with their peers. Each day, the students will participate in a variety of activities, through sensory, art, pretend play, active games and outdoor exploration. The students will also learn about different cultures throughout the weeks. On Friday, August 12, 2022, students will have the opportunity to explore their community by participating in Oakwood’s Amazing Race! During this event, students will go around in the community with their therapists/teachers in order to collect clues to race to the finish!

Field Trips TBA

For more information or to register, please contact admissions@oakwoodacademy.ca. Spaces are limited!