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One-week program June 7-12 for (ages 6-12)

One-week program June 21-26 for (ages 12-22)


Practical Experiences in Expanded Core (PEEC) offers a fun, dynamic, learning experience for your student who:

  • Falls between the ages of 6-22
  • Currently receives some or all instruction in an alternative academic setting (e.g., resource, life skills classroom)
  • May benefit from supports with communication, social, and independent living skills
  • Is able to be away from home for 1 week
  • Can participate safely in small group activities with moderate support

In the PEEC Program, students are grouped into self-contained classes of 3-5 students of similar age and ability. Students will participate in a variety of activities and projects, both on and off campus, that address such skills as:

  • Student on a ziplineShopping
  • Working in the kitchen
  • Personal care
  • Vocational skills
  • Community transportation
  • Practical academics (math, literacy, etc.)
  • Concept development
  • Physical fitness
  • Peer and adult interactions
  • Problem solving
  • Choice making and self advocacy
  • Recreation and leisure


When filling out the application, Elementary students should apply for the June 7th-12th option and Secondary students should apply for June 21st-26th option 

  • June 7-12: 1-week option available for ages 6-12

  • June 21-26: 1-week option available for ages 12-22

For information about program content, contact a PEEC Coordinator:

  • Nina Wibbenmeyer  (512) 206-9361

For information about the application process, contact:

Short-Term Programs administrative team -  Phoebe Williams 512-206-9241, Nichelle White 512-206-9332 or


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