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Weekend and Spring Break Camps
St. Louis Arc’s R&R Camp is a weekend camping program that serves St. Louis County residents who have intellectual and developmental disabilities with high support needs. This program takes place at the Wyman Center in Eureka, MO. R&R Camp is for people ages seven and older and focuses on each person as an individual with unique abilities, opinions, and qualities. Campers are encouraged to discover their strengths and preferences through participation in a variety of recreational and outdoor camp activities. Participants attend three weekend sessions between August and May. Staff ratio at camp is 1:1 or 1:2. To sign-up, or receive additional information, contact Chelsea Larkin, Coordinator of Leisure Services, at 314-817-2249.
Spring Break Camp
Camp Warson is a weeklong spring break camp for individuals of all abilities which takes place at the St. Louis Arc’s Family Center in Creve Coeur. Each year the camp revolves around a specific theme, with activities ranging from arts and crafts, cooking, playing Wii, art and music therapy, karaoke, and activities in the community. Staff ratio is 1:4. For more information, please contact Dan Correll, Coordinator of Leisure Services, at 314-817-2227.
Teen Pre-Employment Summer Programs
Teens in Motion
Teens In Motion is an adventurous and exciting summer project for St. Louis County residents, ages 13-15, who have intellectual or developmental disabilities. This project is designed for younger teens to become aware of volunteer and employment options in their community. The individuals will meet new friends, have fun, and experience a variety of educational presentations and community activities. Staff ratio for Teens In Motion is 1:3. For more information, please contact Clinton Hall at 314-817-2293.
Neighborhood Experiences supports participants as they engage in volunteer and work experiences, while achieving personal and career goals. Individuals will meet new friends, expand their social network, and create a professional resume and portfolio. This summer program serves St. Louis County and City Residents, ages 16 to 21, who have intellectual and developmental disabilities. Staff ratio for Neighborhood Experiences is 1:1 to 1:3. For more information, please contact Meghan Murphy, Coordinator of Leisure Services at 314-817-2250.