Sheldon Academy’s Therapeutic Summer Program

By |June 5th, 2014|

Sheldon Academy’s Therapeutic Summer Program at VAC offers children with significant emotional and behavioral challenges an opportunity to be outdoors having fun while learning appropriate social skills in a safe and therapeutic environment. The program focuses on the individual needs of the child and encourages them to make positive, healthy choices.

Our trained staff provides a […]

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ASD Program

By |June 5th, 2014|

The ASD Program (Autism Spectrum Disorder) at VAC is an extension of Sheldon Academy Educational Program. The program serves children ages 5 to 22 on the autism spectrum, offering intensive educational, behavioral, communication and life skills intervention and training. Each student is assigned an individual instructional assistant and engages in a specifically designed education […]

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Indigo Room

By |June 5th, 2014|

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EEC Enrichment Program

By |June 5th, 2014|

VAC has established after-school EEC Enrichment Program through collaboration with Castleton Elementary School. Our multiage, five day a week Enrichment Program offers school-age children an opportunity to develop social / emotional and academic skills in a safe and nurturing environment. The VAC at Castleton Afterschool Program serves children in kindergarten through 5th grade, from […]

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Kaleidescope Summer Program

By |June 5th, 2014|

The Kaleidoscope Summer Program at VAC is a five day a week, 9-10 week program for school aged youth; first grade to age 12. This is a high energy, activity based program where youth participate in multi-aged groups with emphasis on social interaction and physical activity. The children enrolled participate in weekly theme related […]

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Home

By |May 29th, 2014|

  The proper time to influence the character of a child is about a hundred years before they are born.-W.R. Inge     
 
When you do your  shopping at smile.amazon.com/ch/03-0179407, Amazon donates to Vermont Achievement Center, Inc.   On your first visit to AmazonSmile you are prompted to select a charitable organization from the list of […]

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Skill Building and Recreational Childcare

By |May 22nd, 2014|

VAC offers a variety of childcare, skill-building and recreational programs for children 3 months through 16 years of age. In addition to our Kaleidoscope Summer Program on VAC’s campus, we also offer summer educational programs for youth who attend Sheldon Academy.

Children interact with our caring and skilled teachers who are all trained in first […]

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Consulting Services

By |May 14th, 2014|

VAC offers consulting services to schools and other organizations serving families and children.

Working with teachers, guidance counselors and administrators, VAC professional staff are knowledgeable, responsive and thorough in developing and executing:

Student assessment plans.
Classroom learning strategies and techniques.
Educational plans for non-traditional students.
Student transition plans and assessments.
Providing teacher support and classroom […]

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Mitchell Therapy Pool

By |May 12th, 2014|

Given the heightening concerns re: new COVID infections, Vermont Achievement Center has decided to close the Mitchell Therapy Pool until normal operations can safely resume. Though a hard decision to make, this is being done for the safety of our program participants and the public at large.
The last day of swim-related activities will be […]

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Leadership Giving

By |May 12th, 2014|

Donors at the Leadership levels are the driving force behind VAC and helping families and children get on the path to successful lives. It is because of our supporters’ commitment, foresight and generosity that VAC is able to make a difference to families and children in need today and to create a stronger community […]

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