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Holy Childhood offers recreational and socialization opportunities after school and during school breaks for both students and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Holy Childhood Respite Programs offer a variety of activities on-site and within the community throughout the year.
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 Tim Baird here.
Around the Town is an after school program for both school program students and adults. The program provides an opportunity for people to go out into the community in smaller groups. It is held once a week from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. during the school year. Participants take part in new activities, learn about resources that are available to them 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, movies and more. For more information about Around the Town, please contact Tim Baird at 585-359-3710, ext. 168 or email Tim Baird here.
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 or email Tim Baird here.
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 or email Tim Baird here.
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. Camp will run 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. each day that it is in session. Camp attendees must be receiving OPWDD services to be eligible. Registration for February Respite Camp is now closed.
For more information, contact: Megan Mihevc.
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 Megan here.