Children's Hospital Colorado
Audiology, Speech and Learning Care
Audiology, Speech and Learning Care

First Steps Camp 2019: Family Education & Experience Program

Date: October 17-20, 2019
Check-in time: Thursday, October 17 from 4:30pm to 5:00pm
Check-out time: Sunday, October 20 at 12:00pm
Instructor: Various Instructors

Rocky Mountain Village Camp, Easterseals Colorado
Empire, CO

Location directions:
The camp is located near Empire, Colorado, just off I-70 (west) about 1 ½ hour driving time from Denver.

Cost and funding options

Scholarship assistance is made available through a generous grant from the Rollie R. Kelley Family Foundation to help Colorado families with the costs associated in attending FSC. Please see below for the scholarship application. Please note that scholarships are only available to children from Colorado. Therefore, children applying from out-of-state will need to pay the full camper, sibling and adult fee.

Camper fee: $1,816 ($1,440-program fee (therapy cost) + $376.00 camp fee (room, board and counselors)

Sibling fee: $335 (3 years and older)
This camp fee covers room, board, activities, counselors, etc., at camp for the camper's brother or sister.

Sibling fee: $0 (0 to 36 months)
Rocky Mountain Village Staff does not provide care during camp for children ages 0-36 months. Children ages 0-36 months are welcome to stay at camp. Parents will be responsible for providing direct care or coordinating care with a grandparent, older sibling (over 14 years), or other caregiver while at camp.

Adult fee: $191 (per adult, per weekend)

Application forms and deadlines

The application deadline is September 6, 2019. Please submit the following:

Camper, sibling and adult trainer applications:

Applications are now available online. Please follow this link to complete the application:

If you do not have internet access or would prefer a printed application, please email


If you are a graduate student wanting to gain Augmentative & Alternative Communication (AAC) training, you are welcome to complete the attached application. Two graduate students are accepted each camp. Room and board is the responsibility of the student applying and is the rate of the adult fee ($191). No application fee. Applications are due September 20, 2019.

Please send completed forms to:

Emily Lueck
Children’s Hospital Colorado
13123 E. 16th Avenue, Box 030-ASL
Aurora, CO 80045

Or email:
Or fax: Attention: Emily Lueck, 720-777-7878

If you have any questions, please contact:

Caroline Woeber
Team Lead for Augmentative Communication Camps
Phone: 720-478-2353