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St. Louis Arc’s R&R Camp is a weekend camping project that serves St. Louis County residents who have intellectual and developmental disabilities with high support needs. This project 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 Sarah Ballance, Coordinator of Leisure Services, at 314-817-2249.
Youth Employment Summer Projects
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, contact Bri Reyes, Coordinator of Leisure Services, at 314-817-2250.
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 project 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, contact Clinton Hall, Coordinator of Leisure Services, at 314-817-2293.