Camp Activities in ASL? Sign Me Up!

Sign Language Camp is a terrific way for kids, ages 8 to 16, to learn American Sign Language and have fun doing it! The program is dedicated to teaching sign language to children with or without previous experience.

There are two sessions: July 23 – 27 and July 30 – Aug 3

Camp is held Monday to Friday, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Lunch, arts and crafts, a T-shirt and more are provided!

This exclusive camp is for hearing children, ages 8 to 16, who are interested in learning American Sign Language (ASL) and are excited to be immersed in Deaf culture. Campers will experience a combination of classroom learning activities and traditional camp activities, including arts and crafts and outdoor games, all with an ASL concentration. Campers will master the ASL alphabet and learn to fingerspell, as well as practice conversational signing by interacting with people who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing.

Campers Will Learn:

• Alphabet & Numbers

• Colors, Food & Animal Signs

• Household & Family Signs

• Conversational ASL

• Deaf Culture

• How to Sign Songs

• Games Played in Sign Only (No Voice)

Other Activities Include:

• Theme Days

• Water Games

• Arts and Crafts

To read more information about Sign Langauge Camp, visit http://lutheranfriendsofthedeaf.org/sign-language-camp/ or contact Deac. Phyllis Yee at pyee@millneck.org or 516-628-4229.

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