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 for the speech-language pathologists 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.

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 speech-language pathologists who have attended Camp Shout Out 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 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