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Summer Articulation Intensive


When: Wednesdays 6/5, 6/19, 6/26, 7/17, 7/24, 7/31 2019: 1:00- 2:00pm

Where: East Campus (Bluegrass Parkway)

Goal: Led by speech-language pathologist Angela Stephan, this intensive group will provide extra help for those who need to work on clear and distinct speech sounds that often get overlooked during the school year. Strategies and remediation of articulation difficulties will be addressed through common weekly themes.

Cost: $210

Who: Ages 4-12 (will group them by age depending on participants interested).  Open to KCPT clients and new friends not associated with the Kids Center.

Deadline 3 weeks prior to event. To sign up, please contact extendedprograms@kidscenterky.org.

Summer Crab Crabbers (handwriting)


When: Monday July 29- Thursday August 1, 2019: 9-11 am

Where: Central Campus (Eastern Parkway)

Goal: Address foundation skills needed for good penmanship. Focusing on fine motor development, shape and directional line concepts, and basic strokes that are the building blocks for writing in kindergarten as well as early primary grades.

Cost: $280

Who: Designed for children 4-5 years old, participants should be able to communicate, follow directions in a small group setting, and need to be able to work independently as well as with others.

Deadline 3 weeks prior to event.  To sign up, please contact extendedprograms@kidscenterky.org.

Summer Print Wizards (handwriting)


When: Monday July 29- Thursday August 1, 2019: 12:30- 2:30pm

Where: Central Campus (Eastern Parkway)

Goal: A review of letter sequences within writing lines will remediate common hand-writing errors. Small motor activities will promote successful pencil grasp and motion when writing. We will use a multi-sensory approach to make handwriting FUN!

Cost: $280

Who: Print Wizards is intended for children in early primary grades who need help fine tuning their penmanship skills using manuscript.

Deadline 3 weeks prior to event.  To sign up, please contact extendedprograms@kidscenterky.org.

KC Running Club Summer 2019

When/ Where: Training locations will alternate between Seneca Park Loop (flat) and Joe Creason Park (hilly).  Training will begin at 7:30 am at go until 8:30 am at first, extending until 9 am later in the summer as participants build endurance:

6/12/19 SENECA PARK
6/19/19 JOE CREASON PARK
6/26/19: SENECA PARK
(skip July 4th week- run on your own)
7/10/19: JOE CREASON PARK
7/17/19: SENECA PARK
7/24/19: JOE CREASON PARK
7/31/19: SENECA PARK
8/3/19: RACE LOCATION TBD

Goal: Improve your health and fitness levels with the help of Julie Massey, PTA. The end goal is to be able to complete a 5K to be determined in August.

Cost: $100 training fee plus race fees.

Who: Current Kids Center clients ages 8-21. Family running partners are welcome to train along side participants. Volunteers training partners will be provided if needed.

Deadline 3 weeks prior to event.  To sign up, please contact extendedprograms@kidscenterky.org.

Social Play Wednesdays Summer 2019


When: Wednesdays 6/5, 6/19, 6/26, 7/17, 7/24, 7/31 2019: 1:00- 3:00pm

Where: East Campus (Bluegrass Parkway)

Goal: Led by our social skills specialists Amy Duthie OT and Angela Stephan SLP, each 2 hour session will consist of social interactions surrounding a chosen activity of the day (6/5 & 7/17 Board Games, 6/19 & 7/24 Pokemon, 6/26 & 7/31 Legos). Topics such as what it means to be a friend, whole body listening, conversation skills, emotions, tone of voice, flexible thinking and perspective taking will be incorporated into activities with parent feedback at the end of each session.

Cost: $111/ 3 session package, $222/ 6 session package.  Siblings attend half price.

Who: Elementary aged children ages 5-12.  Open to KCPT clients, siblings, and new friends not associated with the Kids Center.

Deadline 3 weeks prior to event.  To sign up, please contact extendedprograms@kidscenterky.org.

Social Butterflies Summer 2019


When: Monday July 29- Friday August 2, 2019: 9:30am- 11:30am

Where: East Campus (Bluegrass Parkway)

Goal: Facilitated by our OT/ SLP social skills specialists Amy Duthie and Angela Stephan, this summer intensive camp is designed for preschoolers to brush up on getting along and making friends in a small group setting. Skills for interacting such as following directions, group rules, turn taking, making friends, emotions, and being a good sport will be covered each day. Whether your child is about to return to school or enter school for the first time, get your child a jump start on the 2019-2020 school year with this awesome late summer camp!

Cost: $280

Who: Preschool children ages 4-6.  Open to KCPT clients, siblings, and new friends not associated with the Kids Center.

Deadline 3 weeks prior to event.  To sign up, please contact extendedprograms@kidscenterky.org.

Summer FUNtastic Fridays with Elevate Recreation

When/ Where: Six Summer 2019 Friday Sessions

June 14- sports carnival day (east campus- Bluegrass Pkwy.)

June 21- sports carnival day (central campus- Eastern Pkwy.)

June 28- superhero/ power princess day (east campus- Bluegrass Pkwy.)

(No July 4th week)

July 12- superhero/ power princess day (central campus- Eastern Pkwy.)

July 19- water fun day (east campus- Bluegrass Pkwy.)

July 26- water fun day (central campus- Eastern Pkwy.)

(Rain date August 2)

Goal: We know our kids and their families work hard all year long in therapy. So during the summer we wanted to bring you FUN!  We partner with professional fun-makers from Elevate Recreation to offer this unique, active, social experience that will stimulate your body, mind, and spirit!  We will have assistants on hand if it is better for your child to work independently but we know quite a few family members and caregivers who were refreshed as well by staying to PLAY.

Cost: $105/ 3 session package, $210/ 6 session package

Who: Priority will be given to current Kids Center clients of all ages/abilities and their siblings, but up to 5 slots per session are open to participants who are not currently receiving services at the Kids Center.

Deadline 3 weeks prior to event.  To sign up, please contact extendedprograms@kidscenterky.org.