Reading Basics Boot Camp

for Rising 3rd & 4th Graders

(participants must complete 2nd or 3rd Grade in the 2019 school year)

What Is Boot Camp?

Reading Basics Boot Camp is a time of fun, but intense, multi-sensory instruction in skills that are foundational to reading success. Rising 3rd & 4th Grade Camp will focus on:

  • building phonemic awareness

  • teaching letter/sound relationships to automaticity

  • introducing cursive handwriting

  • introducing basic spelling rules

    Camp sessions will be led by Orton-Gillingham trained instructors. Each session is limited to 12 students.


  • July 9, 10, 11 and July 16, 17, 18

*A student must be able to attend all 6 lessons.


Classes will meet 9:30 - 11:30am at the Dyslexia Resource Center.


Tuition for Reading Basics Boot Camp is $175 for each session. We offer a sliding fee scale to all eligible families. Click on the link to complete a scholarship request for your student.

Other Requirements

All participants must have a completed informal assessment from the Dyslexia Resource Center. This information is necessary to plan instruction based on the specific needs of each student in the group. More information about the informal assessment process is available here.

How Do I Register?

Send an email to with the subject line - Summer Boot Camp Registration. Include your child’s name, grade and the session(s) for which you would like to reserve a space. Our staff will be in touch to follow up as soon as possible.

*Spaces will be reserved with payment in full for the course. Each session is limited to 12 students.