Supplemental Educational Services
Service Summary Information
Camp Vacamas Association, Inc.
|1.||Name of organization:||Camp Vacamas Association, Inc.|
250 West 57th Street,
(phone / email / website):
862-226-2674 or 917-559-3084
|LEAs where service will be provided:||All NYC CSDs|
|2.||Years provider has delivered service:||81 years|
|3.||Evidence that services have been effective:||
A survey of children in participating schools revealed that a summer session at Vacamas resulted in a .5 improvement in overall grade point average as compared to non-participating students. A study of children participating in New York City’s Board of Education’s Break-Aways Program also showed marked improvements in participants’ test scores.
|4.||Title of the instructional program, curriculum series to be used (if appropriate):||N/A|
|5.||Grade level(s) the provider will serve:||1 - 8|
|6.||Content area(s) provider will serve:||Mathematics, Language Arts|
|7.||Number of sessions provided per week, if applicable:||7 sessions per week|
|8.||Average length of each service session (minutes/hours):||3 hours per session|
|9.||Duration of the available service period (e.g. September 1 June 30; September 1 August 31; weekends only; summer school only; specific number of weeks or hours, other, etc;):||
Vacamas Programs for Youth will provide services all year round including a summer session.
Our winter services (October-June) will be conducted either during after-school hours, two days a week for 1.5 hours per day at enrolled students’ schools or our facilities in New York State and West Milford, NJ.
The summer session program will run from June 27th- July 27th, five days a week for 3 hours per day at our facilities in New York State and West Milford, NJ.
|10.||Type of instruction:||Small groups (8 to 1 ratio), one-on-one|
|10a.||Description of methods and strategies for serving eligible students with disabilities:||We will meet with parents and school representatives to determine the appropriateness of a Vacamas experience.|
|10b.||Description of methods and strategies for serving eligible students with limited English proficiency:||
Our staff members include those who are bilingual English/Spanish and English/Russian
|11.||Qualifications of the service provider(s)/instructor(s):||New York State Teacher Certification|
|12.||Reports to parents, teachers, and LEA (Content, frequency, method of delivery):||April 26, 2012
|13.||Will transportation to the service location be provided at no charge if requested? (Note: LEAs are not required to provide or pay for transportation)||yes|
|14.||Additional relevant information:||Vacamas is a year-round, residential educational agency providing experiential education opportunities to over 5,000 children annually.|