Respite Programs


Out & About 
Out & About is an extracurricular recreational program that allows Holy Childhood adults and students, who are medicaid-waivered and ages 14 and older, to broaden their recreational and social skills and knowledge. Out and About takes place after school from 2:30 p.m. -7:30 p.m. Outings offer inclusion, socialization and a lot of fun out in the community!  For more information about Out and About, please contact Tim Baird at 585-359-3710, ext. 168 or email

Around the Town
Around the Town is an after school program for younger students, held once a week from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. during the school year. Participants are able to get out into the community to learn about activities and resources and meet new people.  It’s also an opportunity to socialize and have fun with school friends while offering parents and families a brief respite. Outings include: tours, sports clinics with area schools and sports teams, an annual fishing outing with the DEC, bowling, restaurants and movies.  For more information about Around the Town, please contact Tim Baird at 585-359-3710, ext. 168 or email

Teen Social
Teen Social takes place at the Holy Childhood campus from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. once a month.  Activities include: create your own musical instrument with the Eastman School of Music, a visit from the Zoo mobile, arts and craft projects and the annual Holiday Hop. For more information about Teen Social, please contact Tim Baird at 585-359-3710, ext. 168 or email

Respite Trips
Respite trips are organized for Holy Childhood adults several times each year. Trips usually include weekend getaways to area parks and planned recreational activities such as movies, games and hikes. For more information about Respite Trips, please contact Tim Baird at 585-359-3710, ext. 168 or email

Respite Camp
Respite Camp is available for students ages 5-21. Each camp has a specific theme and corresponding activities, including: science experiments, craft projects, motor activities and much more.

2020 Respite Camp Calendar Dates

April 6-9 (Monday-Thursday)

Camp will run 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. each day that it is in session

After School Respite 
After School Respite is available after school, on weekdays, from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. for students ages 5-21 from any school district.  The schedule includes: game time, motor activities, group games, free choice and more!

Please note: Holy Childhood does not provide transportation for Respite Camp or After School Respite. 

For more information about Respite Camp and After School Respite, please contact Megan Mihevc at 585-359-3710, ext. 173 or email

Click here to download the April 2020 Camp Registration Form

For more information or to schedule a tour of Holy Childhood, contact us by calling (585) 359-3710.