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Camp Red Kite

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Camp Red Kite is a summer arts camp tailored specifically to the unique interests and needs of young people on the autism spectrum. The program is led by a team of artists, administrators, and special education teachers dedicated to creating a safe, welcoming, and comfortable environment for children affected by autism. Our aim is to foster a shared arts experience that encourages self-expression, social engagement, creative exploration, and above all, FUN!

DATES: August 7 – 25, 2017

TIMES: M – F, 8:30am – 12:30pm

AGES:  8 – 14 year olds, 15-22 year olds

LOCATION: The Station, 100 S. Racine Ave, Chicago, IL 60607

TUITION: $825 for three-week camp*, including the registration fee

Each day, Camp Red Kite campers will move between classes in Drama, Art, Music, and Movement. Red Kite staff ensures a comfortable environment for all campers, and a highly structured schedule that is displayed pictorially in each room. Each camper receives plenty of personal attention and is encouraged to participate in activities in his or her own unique way. Camp culminates in a final showcase and potluck lunch to share the Camp Red Kite experience with family and friends.

All new campers must attend a Meet and Greet session with Red Kite staff.  Meet and Greet sessions will be scheduled with applicants individually.

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*FINANCIAL AID is available – Applications are considered based on multiple factors. Notifications will be made on a rolling basis. Please complete the registration with indication that you would like to apply. We will contact you with our decision. If you have any questions, please contact the Access Department at redkite@chicagochildrenstheatre.org or at 773-227-0180, x322.