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 2 to 7 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.
A parent or guardian must attend with any child under 3 years of age.
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.
December 7, 14 and 21
January 11, 18 and 25
February 1, 8, 15 and 22
March 1, 8, 15 and 22
April 5, 12, 19 and 26
May 3 and 10
Teen Sensory Adventure Day is a Hattie Larlham program for tweens and teens ages 9 to 13
years old. Program activities mirror Sensory Adventure Day program for children, but is geared toward a young adult audience. The program 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: $25, second child: $15
Teens: $40 per session