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Summer Programming

Our summer programs include the Early Learners Social Intensive Group, Executive Functioning Bootcamp, and High School Social Summit. Please see below for more information regarding our Summer ‘24 programming as our enrollment is open! 

*Space is limited.  In prior years, our programs have been oversubscribed.  Early sign-up is recommended.  

All fees for summer 2024 are due in full upon sign-up to secure placement

Social Learning Target Skills

Build Situational Awareness and understand the impact of behaviors on others and self.

Use and read facial expressions
Use purposeful eye gaze for “thinking about others”
Understanding sensory needs

Language Organization- Develop purposeful use of social narrative for connecting with others and expressing oneself clearly and succinctly

Practice conversation elements: Initiate, Maintain Topic, Topic Switching, Turn Taking,
Pleasantries of
Conversation, Monitor Talk Time, Close Conversation
Attention to the features of Speech: Rate, Tone, Volume, Articulation
Self Advocacy & Self Talk

Identify/appreciate/accept the perspective of another (Theory of Mind)

Problem Solving – Collaborative & Proactive Solutions (Size of the Problem)
Emotional Regulation – Zones of Regulation (Size of the Reaction)
Executive functioning for social/academic success (Initiation, Attention, Planning, Organization,
Task Completion, Working Memory, Mindfulness)
Early Learners Program

Early Learners Social Intensive Group

Tuesday & Thursday 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm 

Dates – Choose as many as you like; must sign up for the full week:

  • Week 1:  July 9 & July 11
  • Week 2:  July 16 & July 18 
  • Week 3: July 23 & July 25
  • Week 4:  July 30 & August 1
  • Week 5:  August 6 & August 8
  • Week 6: August 13 & August 15
  • Week 7: August 20 & August 22
  • Week 8: August 27 & August 29

Tuition = $400/week – *Balance due upon sign-up

This functional play-based literacy program is geared toward learners who experience challenges within social interactions.

Social Learning sessions focus on:

Building friendships
Social exploring
Emotional regulation

Learning objectives are achieved through hands-on play and thematic-based learning. Each week will include themed days (i.e. outer space, camping, under the sea). 4-hour sessions will comprise forming a group plan, activity/craft, group play, sensory time, and developing situational awareness for interactive play with peers.

Executive Functioning Bootcamp


4 Full-Days – 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM; August 19-22, 2024

Tuition = $2,200/week plus $50 cash activities fee 
*Cost includes a Visual Tool Kit ($200 value)
*Balance due upon sign-up


This functional social experience program is geared toward learners who need more support in Executive Functions (planning, initiating, following through to completion, self-awareness, self-talk & organization) and for whom social interactions can be tricky.

The mid-August program is designed also to consider and celebrate the process of going back to school. Through natural context learning, students prepare to be their best academic and social selves on the 1st day of school and every day! Activities are functional social experiences with an emphasis on mindfulness, self-esteem, and FUN! Participants build and take home a visual tool kit/binder to carry over the skills taught and support their learning.

Executive Functioning Bootcamp
Summer Programming Overview

High School Social Summit

Students entering 8th grade through transitioning beyond high school.

Full-Day 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM 

Dates Below (Come for one or both weeks!): 

  • Week 1: July 8-11
  • Week 2: July 15-18

Tuition = $2,200/week plus $75 cash for activities
*Balance due upon sign-up

This functional outing-based program offers guided social interaction practice through fun natural context experiences. Seeking individuals who are eager to engage with peers and want to fine-tune and practice social interactions and executive functions while doing things with like-minded peers.

Participants will plan and execute outings, experience downtime hangouts, engage with like-minded peers, and build friendships in a therapeutic coaching environment where being our best selves is the ultimate goal. The program is designed to teach, build, and reinforce executive function & social cognitive skills, and to address language organization and self-esteem utilizing a can-do approach.

***Please note that 1:1 (Speech, OT, and Mental Health) and group sessions will continue as available throughout Summer. Your clinician will be in touch with you regarding the summer schedule for your group and/or 1:1 session. Please reach out to office@elycenter.com if you have any questions or concerns.