Summer 2017 Week of Adventure!

Canyon Kids Summer Adventure Camp 

Summer 2017 Week of Adventure July 10th - July 14th!

Rock Climbing, Kayaking, Hiking, Ropes Course, Rafting and more! Christine will be working with Dave Ritter, outdoor guide and educator again this year. Dave has created another amazing adventure program at beautiful Bretton Woods ( this season and we are excited that they will host Canyon Kids's Summer Adventure Camp this year!

Please contact Christine for more information at or call 301 523 0902. We are always looking for volunteers for camp!


Oscar Nominated film and book Life, Animated is about the life of Owen Suskind. Owen was diagnosed with autism at the age of 3. He lost speech and it seemed his ability to connect to others until his family started to use the very thing that he loved: Disney Animated Film. This is a beautiful story of using a child's affinity to bring us all together. Christine Sproat had the priviledge to work as Owen's OT from the time he was 5 years old starting at a Sensory Integration Camp. Owen is now in his twenties, graduated from an adaptive college program and is living on his own in a supervised communilty with his dog Guss.

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Lisa Abrams, MS, OTR/L


Lisa holds a bachelor of science in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Master’s of Science degree in Occupational Therapy from Rush University in Chicago.  Lisa is a Board Certified Occupational Therapist in the State of Maryland.  She has 12 years of experience working with pediatric patients in a variety of settings, including: in-patient and out-patient services at Children’s National Medical Center, school-based services through Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) and, most recently, the Infants and Toddlers program of MCPS.  Lisa has taken extensive continuing education courses in sensory integration, fine motor, Handwriting Without Tears, autism spectrum, and feeding disorders.  Additionally, she is involved with the “Girls on the Run” program of Montgomery County.

Lisa is originally from Gaithersburg, MD.  She currently lives in Washington, D.C. with her dog, Rocco.  In her spare time, she enjoys running and spending time with family and friends.


Christine Sproat, MA, OTR/L

Shannon Elie, OTR/L

Allison Martin, MS, OTR/L

Stacey Silver, MS, OTR/L

Susan Barnett, OTR/L

Kerri Gates, MOTR/L

Julia (Julie) Schade, MA, OTR/L

Rachel Griffin, BS

Candace Coulter (Tucker), OTS