Summer LEAP Program


Colleen's Summer Place,

 
LEAP
Learning Enrichment Activities Program


(Partial funding by Campership of Monmouth County, Herbs Gift & Chancy
Memorial Foundation)

June 28, 2010 through August 19, 2010
Join us for any two weeks--up to eight weeks!
Ages 13 through young adult welcome.

4 Days, Monday through Thursday, 10AM - 3PM

WeekDatesWeekDates
Week 16/28/10 - 7/01/10Week 57/26/10 - 7/29/10
Week 27/05/10 - 7/08/10Week 68/02/10 - 8/05/10
Week 37/12/10 - 7/15/10Week 78/09/10 - 8/12/10
Week 4 7/19/10 - 7/22/10Week 88/16/10 - 8/19/10

LEAP:  An inclusive program open to students who can benefit from a learning environment with others having various types of disabilities, as well as typically developing students included as peer role models and volunteers.  The program's goal is to maintain or increase academic and real life skills through functional
activities.

ENROLLMENT:  Open to those 13 years through young adult.  Students will be clustered according to age/ability and have the option of attending any two weeks, or up to all eight weeks to take advantage of the many unique opportunities offered.


STAFFING:  LEAP is staffed with special educators, a speech pathologist, a computer specialist, and many support staff to provide a high quality experience for all students!  Teen volunteers help to insure everyone is included to their fullest ability and provide many opportunities for fun!

COST:
2 weeks:  $700
4 weeks:  $1,400
6 weeks:  $2,100
8 weeks:  $2,800

Be sure to check with your school or local DDD office for funding for this program.
We also accept Real Life Choice Funding.
Scholarships Available. Contact Sue Levine for details at 732-747-5310, ext 17

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LIFE SKILLS:  Independence is the focus!  Food preparation--menus, shopping, buying (money skills) and cooking included.  Learn hobbies like scrap booking, making greeting cards and calendars.

DAILY COMPUTER SESSIONS:  Designed to enrich language, reading, writing, math and money skills.  Academic computer software is used, as well as the internet to encourage learning and creativity.  Create your own short movie using software, and tour another country!

EXERCISE:  Enjoy weekly yoga, dancing and Wii activities to encourage rhythm, balance, movement and to keep fit.

DRAMA:  Enhance language and speaking
skills through activities of everyday skills and imagination.

GARDENING & BOCCE BALL:  Will take place in our newly renovated back yard.

Lunch is included

Colleen's Summer Place honors the memory of Colleen Barry who loved to attend this program, and to her family who raised funds through the annual Barry-Bike-a-thon to make this program possible for many youngsters.

Family Resource Associates Inc.   A center of hope in Shrewsbury, NJ since 1979

35 Haddon Ave., Shrewsbury, NJ 07702 | info@frainc.org

135 Salmon Str, Brick, NJ 08723

270 Industrial Way, Eatontown, NJ 07724