Camp Chatterbox-New/Interested Camper Application

Camper Criteria:
1. Children and youth 5-22 years old who communicate using dynamic voice output AAC systems.
2. Campers must be able to participate in therapy and recreation activities without requiring one-to-one behavioral support.

To complete registration the following documents and video interview must be completed and submitted prior to April 1, 2020:
1. A video of your child using his/her AAC device sent via private youtube video (Instructions detailed below).
2. A copy of your child’s current Speech, OT and PT reports.
3. A copy/picture of your child’s screens or overlay.
4. “New Camper Application” that will be emailed to you via Camp Chatterbox Assistant Coordinator.

Please submit completed application packet to:
CampChatterbox@childrens-specialized.org
OR
Children’s Specialized Hospital
Attention: Community Programs, Jennifer Tricarico
150 New Providence Road
Mountainside, NJ 07092

NEW CAMPER VIDEO INTERVIEW DETAILS:
1. The video should be approximately 10 -15 minutes long.
2. It may be sent on a standard size CD or DVD that is Mac compatible. *Videotapes are NOT accepted*
3. The video must show the child independently using his/her high tech AAC device. For this segment, the camera should be focused far enough away from the child to show how the child is making selections on his/her system. It should also include a close-up of the screen of the device and a close-up of the child accessing his/her switch.
4. Please include clips of the following:
a. The child answering a series of questions for which each question has a targeted answer (e.g., What color is snow?; You see with your ….?; Name something you can read? etc.)
b. A demonstration of the child’s “typical” use of the device.
c. A sample of home and school device use is desired, but not required.
d. A sample which demonstrates whether the child is combining single words to create messages or using a single button to make a
sentence.
5. Copies of a sampling of the child’s screens or overlays would be appreciated.

*Please note family members should not register and pay until camper application and video have been reviewed and approved.

Note:

To complete registration the following documents and video interview must be completed and submitted prior to April 1, 2020:
1. A video of your child using his/her AAC device sent via private youtube video (Instructions detailed below).
2. A copy of your child’s current Speech, OT and PT reports.
3. A copy/picture of your child’s screens or overlay.
4. “New Camper Application” that will be emailed to you via Camp Chatterbox Assistant Coordinator.

Send application packet to:
CampChatterbox@childrens-specialized.org
OR
Children’s Specialized Hospital
Attention: Community Programs, Jennifer Tricarico
150 New Providence Road
Mountainside, NJ 07092

How to submit application video via private YouTube video
After application video has been filmed and is ready to be submitted:
• Create a YouTube account
• Upload video
o Click the “arrow pointing up” symbol on the right of the search bar (on youtube)
o Under “Select files to upload” there is a dropdown bar that says “Public”. Click on it and change it to “Private”
o Then click on “Select files to upload” to upload your completed video
o After a video has been selected, the screen will change and you will see a blue bar that shows the % of video upload
o Title the video with “Campers name – CC Application”
o On the far right there is a dropdown bar that says “Private” (change it to “Private” if it says anything else), then beneath that dropdown bar there is a button that says “Share” (it is light grey)
o Click “Share” (light grey) and a page will come up that says “Share with others”
o Enter the email: campchatterbox@childrens-specialized.org
o Click “Okay”
o Then click “Done” button (in blue) at top right corner

NEW CAMPER VIDEO INTERVIEW DETAILS:
1. The video should be approximately 10 -15 minutes long.
2. It may be sent on a standard size CD or DVD that is Mac compatible. *Videotapes are NOT accepted*
3. The video must show the child independently using his/her high tech AAC device. For this segment, the camera should be focused far enough away from the child to show how the child is making selections on his/her system. It should also include a close-up of the screen of the device and a close-up of the child accessing his/her switch.
4. Please include clips of the following:
a. The child answering a series of questions for which each question has a targeted answer (e.g., What color is snow?; You see with your ….?; Name something you can read? etc.)
b. A demonstration of the child’s “typical” use of the device.
c. A sample of home and school device use is desired, but not required.
d. A sample which demonstrates whether the child is combining single words to create messages or using a single button to make a
sentence.
5. Copies of a sampling of the child’s screens or overlays would be appreciated.

*Please note family members should not register and pay until camper application and video have been reviewed and approved.

Program Type Camps Connection
Program Subcategory -
Program Code -
Online Registration Yes
Enrollment Begin Date 1/4/2020
Enrollment End Date 4/30/2020
Instructor(s) -
Gender Any Gender
Enrollment Minimum 1
Maximum 20
Grade Minimium -
Maximum -
Age Minimum 5 Enforced - As of date 8/16/2020
Maximum 22 Enforced - As of date 8/16/2020
Camp
Residency Restriction -None-
Membership Restrictions -
Amount $0.00
Sunday - 08/16/2020
Start Time 8:00 AM
End Time 8:00 AM
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Monday - 08/17/2020
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End Time 8:00 AM
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Tuesday - 08/18/2020
Start Time 8:00 AM
End Time 8:00 AM
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Wednesday - 08/19/2020
Start Time 8:00 AM
End Time 8:00 AM
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Thursday - 08/20/2020
Start Time 8:00 AM
End Time 8:00 AM
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Friday - 08/21/2020
Start Time 8:00 AM
End Time 8:00 AM
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Saturday - 08/22/2020
Start Time 8:00 AM
End Time 8:00 AM
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