Boot Camps and Workshops


Whether it is presenting to a class on life or study skills or an intensive, individualized boot camp, we have a number of workshops and keynote presentations for a variety of audiences.

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Back-to-school Boot Camp

$550 (plus supply costs)

  • Set up for Success session with personalized goals and agenda setting where we will create a strategy for organization, set a budget, and compile a supply list
  • 3-hours of complete school supply shopping. We will find everything on your student’s list and help them get organized in the process.
  • Throughout the Back-to-School boot camp, your student will learn hard and soft skills which include budgeting/money management, prioritization, how to follow a list, social interactions with store employees, problem-solving, complex decision making, and more!
  • Evening and Weekend appointments available.
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    Organizational Boot Camp

    $1,250 (plus supply costs)

  • 8-hours of in-home organization including study area set-up (choosing functional solutions for any budget), school supply shopping, creation of personalized systems for calendars and homework management, and more!
  • Evening and weekend appointments available
  • Drs. Peg Dawson and Richard Guare’s Work-Smart Academic Planner which provides a system for keeping track of assignments and due dates while developing the crucial executive skills needed to succeed in school and beyond--we will build a daily study plan, learn how to manage time, set short- and long-term goals, study for tests, and record successes
  • Time Management audit
  • Hard and soft skill-building
  • Set up for Success session with personalized road map/agenda setting session
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    Workshop, Presentation, and Keynote Topics

    • Grit and the Growth Mindset
    • Getting Ready for College
    • Branding YOU!
    • Building Your Support Squad
    • How to Learn Anything
    • Being a Successful Online Learner
    • Time Management and Goal Setting
    • "When I Grow Up": Determining Majors and Careers
    • From Homeless to Holyoke: Survival Skills for Real Life

    Have another idea? Just ask!