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ABOUT US

WELCOME to KIDS ON THE GO. Kids on the Go is a pediatric nonprofit that relies on sponsors to provide special needs children with therapy during the summer break from school. The Kids on the Go summer camp pairs campers with professional therapists as they work with the latest, most reliable therapeutic tools. The therapy comes at no cost to often already overburdened families, and it comes at a crucial time, after school-provided therapy has ended. Kids on the Go has been filling that summertime gap for special needs children at no cost since 1999 and is a way to help families of special needs children with medical costs not covered by insurers. More than 1,000 children aged 3-12 have received physical, occupational and speech therapy from our dedicated therapists over the years, helping kids stay successful in school while still having a summer to remember. The need is great. In the 2012-2013 school year, the number of students that were eligible for special education in Michigan was more than 226,000. There are many children requiring summertime therapy but unfortunately there are many parents who unable to pay for private services all summer long – if at all. The summer camp, which runs for six weeks, is held at Assumption Cultural Center in St. Clair Shores. Classes are also offered in Birmingham, Grosse Pointe, and Rochester. While the camp is targeted to 3 to 6-year-olds the separate enrichment classes such as Little Sluggers, Art and Music therapy, Bike Riding, Tennis, Friendship Cheer, Story Tellers, All Star Hoops Basketball, YogaEd, and Better Letters benefit children from ages 3 to 14.

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