Camp SAY: Across the USA — Memphis

Camp SAY: Across the USA – Memphis is excited to invite young people who stutter from the Mid-South region to come together for this free, two-day camp that helps build confidence and community.

Working in partnership with SAY: The Stuttering Association for the Young, we have developed an exciting day camp experience that prioritizes connection, collaboration, and FUN for kids and teens who stutter, ages 8-18. 

Camp SAY: Across the USA - Memphis will offer a wide variety of games and activities that encourage community, creativity, and teamwork. Under the guidance of the Camp SAY leadership staff and the Orpheum’s teaching artists and programming staff, campers will work together in small groups to create original artistic pieces - short plays, comedy skits, poems, songs, dances, visual art - and share them with the larger group (each child can choose whether or not they wish to participate in this final share). It’s truly a time of celebration and empowerment, where everyone gets as much time as they need to speak and express themselves fully! 

Camp SAY offers an exceptional staff-to-camper ratio, with counselors who are experts at working with young people who stutter. Camp also includes an optional parent education workshop and support group, where parents can learn more about stuttering, share their experiences, and meet other parents of kids and teens who stutter. 

Each camper receives a free camp T-shirt, and camp includes all programming supplies, plus breakfast and lunch daily. 


Save the date for Camp Say: Across the USA - Memphis Spring 2023!

Camp Dates: Saturday & Sunday, March 18th & 19th 2023
Camp Times: 9AM - 5PM CST Each Day

For questions about registration or general camp inquiries, please contact Lena Wallace Black directly at lblack@orpheum-memphis.com.   


About Camp SAY: Across the USA

Building on the success of Camp SAY, the life-changing two-week residential summer camp for young people who stutter (ages 8-18), Camp SAY: Across the USA brings the Camp SAY experience to cities across the country. CampSAY and Camp SAY: Across the USA are programs of SAY: The Stuttering Association for the Young.

About SAY: The Stuttering Association for the Young

The Stuttering Association for the Young is a national 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides support, advocacy and life-changing  programs for young people who stutter, ages 3-18. For over 20 years, SAY has offered comprehensive and innovative programs that address the physical, social, and emotional impacts of stuttering. Through Camp SAY  Camp SAY: Across the USA, SAY: Speech, and our award-winning Confident Voices creative arts programming, SAY builds a community of acceptance, friendship, and encouragement where kids and teens who stutter can develop the confidence and communication skills they need to thrive. 

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