These program will happen on Spring break, Winter break and Summer break.
We are currently planning Spring Break.
Spring Break Social Group dates will be March 16 to 19th. The program will operate from 9:00 to 3:00 Monday to Thursday.
This week will be planned by the participants on the 16th and they will be coming home with a plan for the rest of the days. Extra cost will be for if your child buys lunch and transit. The cost for this week will be $375, a $50 deposit will be needed before your child is registered.
*** An initial $50 deposit will be needed to be paid prior to registration. Once the registration is completed, this $50 will be deducted from your last week. Please note, there will be no refunds made to your deposit for cancellations made under a month away from the start of the program. ***
Depending on the participants in the group and where everyone lives a central public location will be picked to first meet. The purpose for picking a public location is to become familiar and comfortable with public spaces to use them as a tool to meet with friends.
Here is a small outlook on the week as we want to keep it flexible to encourage everyone to express how they want their week to go and work with each other to have a enjoyable experience while fosters friendships. Groups will be 4 participants and one leader.
Everyone Welcome/ Ice Breaker Games
Start collaboratively planning our week of activities
Call to check prices/ make reservations
Take a break grab a snack
Find options to research for jobs/ Work on interview questions/ Look at sample resumes
Take a break grab lunch
Exchange contact information with group ( email, phone number, Facebook)
Everyone Welcome/ Conversation Starters
Start on our day and what the leader has planned or group has planned.
Take a break for lunch
Continue with planned activities
Chat about what worked for the day and what did not work for the day.
This program to encourage independence, build friendships and to work with others in a group setting. We hope that this social skills camp will have people living with a disability connect with people and have a meaningful friendship.
Planned Activities for Summer 2019 were:
Swimming at Kits Pool
Kruse Farm berry picking / Derby Reach walk
Bike Ride on the Dyke
Cleaver Dam/ Lynn Canyon
Grandville Island/ Water Taxi
Driving Range/ Bog walk