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dePaul School Summer Reading Camp

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Individualized Help for Struggling Readers

June 6 – July 1, 2022

Monday - Friday, 8:30 - 11:30


The dePaul School Summer Reading Camp focuses on improving basic reading and literacy skills. Each student receives instruction in the dePaul Structured Linguistics (DPSL), Auditory Discrimination and Reading.

The program is designed for students struggling with reading and/or experiencing learning difficulties. Placement screening is administered prior to the program start.

  • DPSL works to improve foundation skills in phonics, vocabulary development, grammar, and handwriting through a structured, multi-sensory Orton-Gillingham program
  • Direct, explicit instruction in syllabication, fluency, and reading comprehension
  • Auditory discrimination class focuses on developing basic auditory processing skills and remediating deficiencies
  • Phonics and phonological awareness
  • Reading fluency, accuracy and comprehension
  • Handwriting and written expression
  • Math or technology practice by request 
  • Individualized instruction for school-aged students
  • Linguistics taught with 1:1 or 2:1 Student/Tutor ratio
  • Emphasis placed on areas needing improvement
  • Auditory discrimination skills
  • Open to students attending other schools and dePaul students



8:30 - 9:15 

D.P.S.L (dePaul Structured Linguistics)

9:15 - 9:30 

Auditory Discrimination

9:30 - 9:45 

Recess & Snack

9:45 - 10:20


10:20 - 10:45 

Creative Writing

10:45 - 11:30 



The Program is Designed for

  • Students with a diagnosis of dyslexia
  • Students who have difficulty decoding words and are reading below grade level
  • Students who read the words accurately but have poor comprehension
  • Students who lacking fluency and read slowly

Program Cost

To be considered for placement in the Summer Reading Camp, please return a completed registration form with a discounted non-refundable $300 deposit by March 15 or $600 after March 15. If we cannot place your student, your registration fee will be refunded.

The remaining balance is $3,000 and is due prior to the first day of camp.  There is no refund for missing classes.


Acceptance of the registration form and fee does not guarantee enrollment in the program. Students must have an academic assessment performed by dePaul soon after registering and matched with an appropriate tutor to be considered for the Summer Reading Camp.  Space is limited and. Deposit fees will be returned if your child is not accepted into the program.

Please email [email protected] for the registration form. 


Once your application is received, a staff member from dePaul School will call you to discuss program details, schedule pre-assessment testing as well as any additional educational evaluations that are required.

The program may be full prior to May 1. Registrations are processed on a first come, first served basis.

Mission Statement

Helping bright children meet their potential.

The dePaul School for Dyslexia is a specialized, independent school dedicated to the education of children in 1st-8th grades with dyslexia and related language-based learning difficulties, with the primary goal of enabling these students to achieve academic and personal success.

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2747 Sunset Point Road
Clearwater, FL 33759


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