Sensory Adventure Day provides children the opportunity to explore play experiences designed to promote sensory stimulation. Sensory Adventure Day is child-directed activity with adult support and encouragement.
Each week, participants experience a variety of sensory activities centered around a theme like the ocean, space, carnival, animals or the seasons. The day includes a morning of sensory exploration followed by lunch, time in the pool and rest time. Each day finishes with a group activity. Children have support for each sensory experience, pool time and group activity. In between group activities, children can explore activity stations that include:
Sensory Adventure Day is for children ages 3 to 10 with sensory processing issues including, but not limited to, autism spectrum disorders, ADD/ADHD, Down syndrome or dysfunction of sensory integration as well as typically developing children.
Sensory Adventure Day attendees are asked to bring a lunch, change of clothes and swimsuit each camp day. Hattie Larlham is a secure facility and campers must be signed in and out by a parent, guardian or designated adult.
Sensory Adventure Day is 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Friday, starting Sept. 13 until Dec. 13.
Teen Sensory Adventure Day is a Hattie Larlham program for tweens and teens ages 11 years and older. Program activities mirror Sensory Adventure Day program for children, but is geared toward a young adult audience.
Sensory Adventure Day for teens meets from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. one Saturday a month:
Hattie Larlham requires Sensory Adventure Day participants to complete and return a registration form (PDF). Children signed up for 10 sessions receive a reduced rate.
First child and parent: $30, second child: $20
Teens: $40 per session