Be A Hero from Home: Activities Program
The Activities Program at The Point’s Zembrodt Education Center is designed to provide socialization experiences for people with intellectual/developmental disabilities. More than 200 people are supported through the program annually.
The program promotes and encourages independent participation in the community with peers. It’s also a great opportunity for parents/guardians to connect with each other through participation and volunteer work.
The program offers many options for social connection, including but not limited to:
- Bowling: September – May
- Basketball: October – January
- Softball: May – July
- Small Group Outings (e.g., baseball games, concerts, day trips):
- Large group Activities (e.g., 6 dances, sports banquet)
- Bi-Weekly Events (e.g., Karaoke, Game, or Movie Night)
- Week Long & Overnight Trips (e.g., Memphis, Niagara Falls, Gatlinburg, camping, etc.)
COVID 19 has required the cancellation of April’s dance, bi-weekly activities, bowling, and a trip scheduled to Los Angeles. In order to stay connected and provide support to program participants, calls and video chats have been held weekly, and information and activities have been mailed to provide additional support during time at home.
Although we wish we could see everyone in person, our goal is to get through this together until it’s safe to begin in-person gatherings.
An additional response to COVID 19 is Be A Hero From Home, a new monthly giving program that allows you to donate from a distance while staying close to your community. Donations will help us to continue our support of people and families now and in the future. If you'd like to help, please join us in being a HERO FROM HOME.
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