Middle School (Grades 5-7)

Our Middle School camp is for bright children entering grades 5-7 who struggle with reading and other language-based skills. Most have been formally diagnosed with a specific learning disability (SLD) in reading or a language-based learning disability (LBLD), such as dyslexia.

In the morning, tutoring, cognitive, and small classes are designed to enhance each student's ability and confidence by introducing appropriate strategies and reinforcing previously taught skills to improve efficiency.

In the afternoon, camp counselors take over to offer fun camp experiences aimed at building self-esteem and friendships.

Scroll through the Typical Day in Camp slideshow below to learn more about our program.

Location: Carroll School, 25 Baker Bridge Road, Lincoln, MA
Hours: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Open House: Wednesday, January 24, 2018, 6:00 - 7:30 pm (Lincoln Campus) - snow date is Thu, Jan 25

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Orton-Gillingham Summer Tutor for Dyslexia

Typical Day in CAMP (Grades 5-7)

Orton-Gillingham Language Tutorial


Working 1:1 with a trained Orton-Gillingham tutor, children work on decoding (reading) and encoding (spelling) skills. fluency, and comprehension.

Summer Tutor for Writing & Literacy Skills


Writing Class


Children are organized into small class groups with a teacher and teaching assistant to strengthen written language skills. Through journal writing, creative writing, and formal written pieces, children are instructed in the use of graphic organizers, transitional words and phrases, grammar, and editing.

Math Tutors for the Summer


Math Class


Using a multi-sensory approach, teachers use math games and cognitive activities to review and strengthen math skills. Curriculum is designed specifically for each group following the Massachusetts Curriculum Framework for math so that skills taught during the school year are reinforced.

Cognitive Games for Dyslexics at Summer Camp


Targeted Cognitive Intervention (TCI)


Each day includes a class that strengthens the brain to help students become faster and more efficient learners. Children work on the set of activities designed for their specific weakness (reaction time, working memory, or executive function). Throughout the summer, students will reflect on their work and set individual goals.

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STEM Activities at Summer Camp


Afternoon Camp Activities

(3 hours)

After lunch, campers enjoy an afternoon of summer fun with activities designed to build self-esteem and friendships. Activities include games, arts & crafts, water play, field trips, swimming, and more.

Every week, kids venture off campus to a variety of locations - Canoeing on the Sudbury River, Blueberry Picking, Swimming at Lake Cochituate, Historic Lexington and Concord, and more.