American Sign Language Camp

SUMMER ACADEMY REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!

You can register online or download a paper registration form.

Students who register by March 6th will receive a $20 discount on day camp and overnight registration fees, as well as a discounted camp t-shirt.

American Sign Language (ASL) summer youth camp is designed for middle and high school students up the age of 17 years old. This camp will provide a stimulating summer learning and experimental opportunity that blends excitement, education, and enjoyment in an environment to lay the foundation for bilingual communication. Designed to help adolescents learn ABCs, numbers and basic signs in American Sign Language and uses in a school and theatrical setting. Note: This course is primarily designed for hearing youth who want to learn American Sign Language.

Ages: 12-17

Course Number:

89880

Course Date:
Monday, June 4, 2018 to Friday, June 8, 2018
Course Date Info:

Day and Overnight Options Available

8:30am-3:30pm

Extended Day (Pool) available until 5:30pm

Overnight students check-in on Sunday night at residence hall

Address:
UGA Center for Continuing Education & Hotel
1197 South Lumpkin Street, Athens, GA 30602
United States
US
Location Info:

Overnight students will check in at the residence hall on Sunday evening and check out on Saturday morning. Day students will check in on Monday morning between 8-8:30am. Classrooms are located around campus, and students may travel by foot, bus or university vehicle to get to classrooms or other camp activities. More details will be available in your confirmation email and in the welcome email sent out three weeks before camp begins.

Cost:

Day Camp - $360

  • Optional Extended Day until 5:30pm - $35

Overnight Camp - $830

Prerequisites:
This course is designed for all interested in American Sign Language.Ideal for those who have members of their family, school, or community who are deaf; or those who may want to eventually expand their skills to interpreting or special needs education.

Instructor: 

Stephanie R. Kemp ACM-RN, CCM is an honor graduate from the University of North Georgia with a degree as a Registered Nurse. She has worked as a clinical educator for 10 years and holds three national certifications in healthcare and clinical education. Stephanie began medical interpreting in 2010 and teaching basic and intermediate ASL community classes in 2012. She has worked as a consultant with hospitals and other healthcare organizations as they serve the deaf and hearing-impaired community. Stephanie has spent over 5,000 hours in community service in the education and tutoring of deaf / hearing impaired / blind adults, children, and their families. This is Stephanie’s first year as a Summer Academy instructor.

Michael Altman (Mickey) has been fully involved in the Deaf community for over 8 years. Putting in over 7,000 volunteer hours teaching ASL, helping Deaf / Hard of Hearing / Blind, and tutoring in the community. Mickey is TESOL, TASLSOL certified. He has been teaching basic to intermediate ASL since 2014 with the UGA Continuing Education Program. Mickey will received his BA in teaching English and American Sign Language this year. This is Mickey’s first year as a Summer Academy instructor.

What you need for camp/program: 

A detailed list of supplies needed for your camp program will be emailed to you two weeks before camp begins.