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SPECIAL RECREATION
Please note that we are moving towards a digital registration platform. Hard copies of the registration brochure and forms will not be distributed, but are available by special request. Thank you very much!
Please be sure to check our cancelation policies.
 
Helping Hand Center provides recreational opportunities on a weekly basis in the late afternoon and on Saturday. These programs provide a variety of activities which reinforce social skills and encourage independence. They also provide structured experiences in which participants can have fun as well as meet new people.
 
Special Recreation Programs
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Procedures & Guidelines
Monday – Creative Crafters | 3:00pm - 6:00pm. 

It's all about creating projects that you can keep, give as gifts, or sell at craft fairs and events. A variety of art media and tools will be used, including markers, glitter, foam, and beads.
THE CREATIVE CRAFTERS TRACK IS AT CAPACITY. WE WILL NO LONGER BE ACCEPTING REGISTRATIONS FOR THIS TRACK.

Max: 12Program fee: $125 per month/$375 per quarter

Tuesday – Bowling | 3:00pm-5:00pm

Each week we will bowl one to two games at a bowling alley. Rolling Lanes Bowling Center in Countryside will be our primary site unless there is a conflict with their schedule; in that case we will go to another local bowling alley. Participates will need to bring $2 or $4 depending on how many games they would like to bowl. (Currently it is $2.00 per game).
THE BOWLING TRACK IS AT CAPACITY. WE WILL NO LONGER BE ACCEPTING REGISTRATIONS FOR THIS TRACK.

Max: 12Program fee: $90 per month/$270 per quarter

Wednesday – Let's Put On A Show | 3:00pm-6:00pm

Come and be part of The Center Stage Theater Group! Over the next 3 months, we will explore different characters from The Wizard of Oz and work on acting skills. We welcome all levels of involvement and experience, we have roles for everyone! The first hour of this group, we will be working on musicality. The next two hours, this group will work on acting with our bodies, our voices and our emotions.

Max: 12Program fee: $125 per month/$375 per quarter

Thursday – Bust-A-Move | 3:00pm-5:00pm.

Come learn all the cool dance moves and get a good workout! We will be focusing on how to live a healthier life style by combining exercise and nutrition. Once a month clients will get the opportunity to cook and sample a healthy snack prepared during group. Please inform staff if there are any dietary restrictions.
THE BUST-A-MOVE TRACK IS AT CAPACITY. WE WILL NO LONGER BE ACCEPTING REGISTRATIONS FOR THIS TRACK.

Max: 12Program fee: $80 per month/$240 per quarter

Friday – Weekly Wildcard | 3:00pm-6:00pm.

Game on! Every Friday afternoon, our participants will enjoy a day of socialization through a variety of games. The group will experience friendly competition and fun through board games, video games, sports and other activities.
SPECIAL RECREATION GROUPS WILL NOT TAKE PLACE ON APRIL 15 AND JUNE 17
THE WEEKLY WILDCARD TRACK IS AT CAPACITY. WE WILL NO LONGER BE ACCEPTING REGISTRATIONS FOR THIS TRACK.

Max: 12Program fee: $115 per month/$345 per quarter

We will be taking a group of 5-6 clients to the Rustic Falls Nature Camp in Burlington, WI for an overnight adventure Saturday April 2nd, returning Sunday April 3rd.
Saturday, April 2

The group will leave from Helping Hand Center at 7am. Upon arriving at Rustic Falls Nature Camp, the group will get settled and unpacked, eat lunch, and then enjoy outdoor and indoor activities for the remainder of the day. Rustic Falls will provide dinner and evening activities until the group is ready to go to sleep.

Sunday, April 3
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Helping Hand's Special Recreation

 

REGISTRATION DEADLINE:
March 25, 2016
 
PROGRAMS BEGIN:
April 1, 2016

 
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If you have questions, please call 708-426-8281. You can also call our front desk at 708-352-3580 and ask for Special Recreation.

Special Recreation Supervisor e-mail: marcela.marquez-sanders@hhcenter.org