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Camp Have A Chat

​Sign up for CPL's Camp Have A Chat! Please fill in the form below or simply free call us today on 1800 275 753 to register your interest for future sessions.

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CPL's Camp Have a Chat 

Camp Have a Chat is all about giving kids with disabilities a voice, ​and is run in Brisbane, Hervey Bay and Townsville!

CPL’s Camp Have a Chat supports children with communication difficulties to learn to speak using communication devices and technologies. Each session incorporates fun activities like visual arts, drama performances, music and more. 

Campers ​will make new friends and learn new communication skills, all in a fun, supportive environment.

Sign up today!

About ​Camp Have A Chat: 

Who's it for? 
Camp Have A Chat is for children aged 6 to 18 years who are using a communication system, including speech generating devices, tablets with communication apps and books.

Children must attend with at least one parent/carer. 

We welcome beginners
who are learning the basics of their new communication system, as well as experienced users who are more than happy to share their skills and experiences.

Register now!

What communication systems are used?
Campers use a range of communication devices including:

  • Speech generating devices like DynaVox, Tobii or PRC unity based systems.
  • iPads with communication apps like Proloquo2go, Predictable or Compass.
  • Communication books like PODDS

​We’re always developing new and exciting Children's Therapy Groups. Contact us to find out more!

Camp Have a Chat upcoming dates!

Tuesday 3 July to Thursday 5 July 2018

9:30am - 2:00pm daily

Picnic Bay Surf Club, 80 The Strand, Townsville


RSVP: Thursday 19 April 2018

Register now by filling out the form below! 

Monday 24 September to Thursday 27 September 2018

4:00pm Monday - 1:00pm Thursday

The Outlook, 4001 Boonah Ipswich Road, Boonah

$210 per camper and support person. $50 extra support person

RSVP: Thursday 19 July 2018

Register now by filling out the form below! 

What happens at camp?

  • Lots of fun activities designed to develop communication, social skills and confidence.
  • Families can access support from experienced speech pathologists and occupational therapists.
  • Inspirational mentors share their life experiences and stories. 
  • Campers make lifelong friends who share some of their unique experiences. 

Looking for support with communication and assistive technology?

At CPL, we can offer you advice, prescriptions and trials for a wide range of children’s assistive technology. Learn more about communication and assistive technology.

Are you interested in volunteering at Camp Have A Chat?
Are you currently a student of, or hold qualifications in Occupational Therapy? Apply today.

If you would like more information, please contact Camp Coordinator, Karen Nivala, directly at chac@cpl.org.au or 3637 6350 on Monday or Wednesday.

Register your interest today! Simply call ​1800 275 753 or fill in the form below

Camp Have a Chat Application Form

  • Maximum length: 5000 characters.

  • Maximum length: 5000 characters.

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Camp Have a Chat is an NSO funded project. This funding requires that each child’s application must be supported by their school. On receiving your application you will be sent a school request form. This will need to be completed by your child’s primary education contact and signed by their principal. Following this your full registration package will be provided. Please contact CHAC team if you require any support with this process.