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More Than A Camp

Experiences to Build Skills for the Future! As a teenager with a disability, the goal of post-high school employment can seem huge. The St. Louis Arc provides a summer project, Neighborhood Experiences, which supports teens in identifying their post-graduation goals and in building the skills needed to achieve them.    What Makes This Different Than Summer…

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Program Registration Winter 2023

Registration is now open for the St. Louis Arc’s Winter 2023 leisure session. Explore the Winter 2023 Leisure Times for a variety of in-person and virtual programs offered throughout the winter season. The deadline for registration is December 16, 2022. Quick Registration Please note that popular leisure programs often fill-up quickly. While anyone is welcome…

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Community Connection Through Dance

For more than thirty years, Mike P. has been attending the St. Louis Arc Club South Dance. What started as a fun activity to do on Friday nights, has transformed into friendships, purpose, and ongoing community connection.   In the beginning, Mike was an observer at the dances. He listened to the band, and watched others…

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Fall 2022 Leisure Registration Open

Registration is now open for  the St. Louis Arc’s Fall 2022 leisure session. Explore the Fall 2022 Leisure Times for a variety of in-person and virtual programs offered throughout the fall. The deadline for registration is Friday, August 26, 2022. How to Register We encourage individuals to take advantage of our secure, online registration method….

Summer Projects

Answering Your Questions: The 5 W’s of the Arc’s Summer Projects Identifying the right summer camp for a child can be challenging. As your child gets older, fun and impactful summer opportunities for teens can be difficult to find – especially for young adults with disabilities. The St. Louis Arc has been a leader in…

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In-Person Leisure Programs

The St. Louis Arc is excited to offer programs both in-person and virtually for the spring and summer session! Leisure Services has worked hard to continuously offer opportunities for people with and without disabilities to stay connected and engaged. As area COVID-19 restrictions begin to ease, the Arc is offering options for participants to safely…

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Winter 2022 Leisure Times

Registration for the St. Louis Arc’s 2022 Winter Leisure programs is now open. Individuals can register online for a variety programs between now and December 20. Safety Precautions With additional Covid-19 safety precautions in place, many programs will be offered in-person. In-person programs include Bowling League, Adult Music, The Artist in You, Next Chapter Book…

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Meet Jake

Make An Impact During Giving Tuesday Making Choices, For a Life in the Community Jake Martine will tell you his ultimate goal in life is to “live and dream big.” And to Jake, that means having fun in life, having a job, a home of his own, getting married and having a family, growing big…

Leisure Registration is Open

As we spring forward to warmer and sunnier days, now is a great time to start planning for more fun and engaging activities! The Spring and Summer 2021 Leisure Times is now available and registration is open. The St. Louis Arc’s Leisure department is offering numerous programs designed to promote socialization, meet new friends, learn…

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April Fools’ Day Run

All of the Fun, None of the Run While we haven’t been able to get together to cheer on our Cardinals & Blues during the annual Arc Night events, we still have some Leisure fun headed your way! Join the St. Louis Arc and the Leisure team for the April Fools’ Day Fun Run! All…