F.U.S.E. Camp for Teens

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Teen making a guitar


Teen making a guitar


 

 

Go Kart Building Camp

July 31st – Aug. 4th 

9am-12pm

Cost:  $100

Teens will visualize, design, and build their own full-size wooden go kart with a partner while learning all of the skills involved for success including Auto CAD, tool safety, utilization of all hand tools, and social skills. The camp will culminate with a go kart race on the last day!   

To apply for this camp fill out the F.U.S.E. Camp Application below

*This camp is currently open to residents of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. All participants must agree to participate in a STAR Institute research study.


F.U.S.E. (Fostering Unlimited Success and Empowerment) is an innovative, one of a kind new experience for teens on the Autism Spectrum. STAR Institute and T.A.C.T. have partnered to create this exceptional, empowering and exciting camp where adolescents, ages 12-16, with ASD will partner together to design and build a go kart from scratch while teaching social skills in an interactive group setting. The camp is run by Danny Combs, Founder, President and licensed teacher at T.A.C.T., as well as a published educational author and multi-award winner and Bridget Henn, a certified Occupational Therapist at the STAR Institute and former teacher at the Rebecca School for Autism in New York.

Our camp model specializes in assisting teens with ASD gain abilities in areas such as peer interaction, independence, critical thinking, and positive engagement with peers with real-world skills. 

Our goal is to ignite passion and curiosity in a trade skill leading to advanced interest in a hobby or even a future career. Caregivers and families of our teens will receive respite while attendees socialize, learn different trade skills and gain confidence as they complete their final project in a supportive and inclusive environment.  The skills they learn can create a lasting impact on their futures! 


Camps take place at:

STAR Institute for SPD
5420 S. Quebec St.,  Suite 103 
Greenwood Village, CO 80111


For more information contact:

Nikki.chandler@spdstar.org or becky@tactkids.org