- Listing Type: Summer Programs
- Destination: United States
- Program Delivery: Day, Residential
- Provided By: Private School
- Session Start: August
- Session Length: Six Weeks
- Entering Grade: Below 6th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
- Gender: Coed
- Category: Special Needs
- Sub-Categories: Learning Differences, Study Skills, Multi-Sports
- Selective: Yes
- Ages: 12, 13, 14, 15, 16
- Minimum Cost: > $3,000
- Credit Awarded: No
Founded in 1955, Kildonan’s Camp Dunnabeck is the oldest residential program of its kind. Camp Dunnabeck is an academic summer camp for students with dyslexia and language-based learning differences. We accept students of average to above-average intelligence. Camp runs for six weeks every summer. Our camp is for boys and girls, ages 8 to 16 years old. Boarding is available, as well as day camper options.
**In person and online options available
The Camp Dunnabeck program balances dedicated language remediation with outstanding recreational activities. We pair every camper with an Orton-Gillingham tutor for a one-to-one, one hour Language Training session every day. Each camper completes tutoring-based assignments in study hall, the length of which varies based on the age of the camper.
When they’re not studying, campers can choose from a wide array of fun activities and weekend excursions that tap into the natural resources of the campus and the region.
When campers return to school in the fall, they discover that they’re rested, relaxed, and ready for success!