Kristin A. Chmela, M.A., CCC-SLP, BCS-F. develops and implements the Training and Therapeutic program at Camp Shout Out along with faculty member June H. Campbell, M.A., CCC-SLP, BCS-F., assistant faculty Lynne Shields, Ph.D., CCC-SLP BCS-F, and a team of highly qualified facilitators including:  

Scott Palasik, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Derek Daniels, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Erik Raj, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Sarah Penzell, M.A., CCC-SLP, Jaime Michise, M.A., CCC-SLP, Laura Johnson, M.A., CCC-SLP, BCS-F, Steven Moates, SLP.D., CCC-SLP, Ana Paula G Mumy, M.S.,CCC-SLP and Robert Reichardt, M.A., CCC-SLP

A small group of speech-language pathologists are selected to be a part of the Camp Shout Out program each year.  Training for professionals begins prior to camper arrival and continues throughout the entire camp experience.

Learning objectives include:

  1. Execute evidenced based therapy strategies across Five Areas of Focus of Communicative Competence with children who stutter
  2. Problem solve therapeutic interactions referencing a set of Eleven Basic Principles
  3. Implement data collection procedures at the beginning and end of camp
  4. Educate caregivers regarding campers’ progress and exit plans

Join the network of speech-language pathologists who have attended Camp Shout Out! Participants have come from Michigan, Alabama, Arkansas, Massachusetts, Maryland, California, Colorado, Indiana, Ohio, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Minnesota, Montana, New York, Iowa, Virginia, Nevada, Kansas, New Jersey, Missouri, Texas, Washington, Illinois, Canada, New Zealand, and South Korea.

Financial Disclosure Statement


Research shows clinicians are less trained, less experienced, and less confident when working with those who stutter compared to other disorders they treat.

Camp Shout Out is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, 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 Camp Shout Out to:

Camp Shout Out
PO Box 1814
Muskegon, MI 49443