Camp Shout Out Training Workshop

Kristin A. Chmela M.A. CCC-SLP, BCS-F develops and implements the Training and Therapeutic program at Camp Shout Out. She is joined by faculty member June H. Campbell M.A. CCC-SLP, BCS-F.

Training begins prior to the arrival of the campers and continues throughout the camp experience. Training includes lecture, discussion, small group problem solving and practice of speech modification and counseling skills.

Graduate students have the opportunity to collaborate closely with fluency experts as well as speech-language pathologists and other graduate student from across the world.

Financial Disclosure Statement

Financial Disclosure Statement

Learning objectives include:

  1. Apply evidenced based therapy strategies to assist school-age youth in increasing fluency of speech;
  2. Utilize counseling skills in order to assist school-age youth in talking openly about feelings and attitudes related to stuttering;
  3. Collect pre- and post-treatment data for progress in motor, affective, social, and cognitive domains related to the stuttering problem; and,
  4. Educate parents and others regarding progress across motor, affective, social, and cognitive domains.

Join the network of graduate students who have attended Camp Shout Out from:

Western Michigan University, University of Western Ontario, Central Michigan University, Minnesota State, Seton Hall, Calvin College, University of Texas, Northern Arizona University, Teacher’s College: Columbia University, Michigan State University, Northwestern University, University of Pittsburgh, Eastern Michigan University, George Washington University

Graduate Students

Dates of Camp Workshop: August 5-12, 2017
Fee for graduate students: $350

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Fee includes: Training materials, rustic camp style lodging, most meals, and all related activities. Clinical practicum hours as approved by your university.

How to register

Graduate Student applications are accepted from                        Feb, 1 to March 15, 2017.

All applications will be reviewed by Kristin Chmela, Training and Therapeutic Director, with notification of acceptance or non-acceptance occuring on or before April 10, 2017.

Graduate Students must have successfully completed a course with a main focus in fluency at either the undergraduate or graduate level.

Please fill out the form on the contact us page and a application link will be emailed to you.

Camp Shout Out is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization under Reeths-Puffer Education Inc, and as such can obtain donations which are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law. Donations are gratefully accepted online or you may send checks payable to RPEdInc (with Camp Shout Out indicated) to:

Camp Shout Out
PO Box 1814
Muskegon, MI 49443
231-744-9260
office@campshoutout.org