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welcome to the center! specialty camps

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Join us at The Center – where an extraordinary camp experience awaits! CEL Summer Camp is about making friends, trying new things, and exploring new possibilities. Our experienced, highly trained staff, state of the art facility and creative programming provide every imaginable opportunity for fun. Our members will improve their skills, increase their self-confidence, learn something new, and make life-long friends.

CREATIVE EXPRESSIONS CAMP Express yourself in The Center’s Creative Expression camp! This camp focuses on communication in creative ways. Members experience the benefits of collaborating with a group to create one of a kind pieces of art, learn improvisation and comedy techniques, and singing in a choir, just to name a few. Stay tuned for several small performances throughout the summer and art show at the end.

Important Information: Camp is 8 weeks long and we are once again offering two separate 4 week sessions. You can sign up for session 1, session 2 or the whole 8 weeks! There are two new specialty camps this summer: Creative Expressions and Let’s Move! (See insert for more info) Camp will quickly fill up, so register early. Early Bird registration deadline is March 1, 2013. A 50% deposit is required for the Early Bird rates and is due by March 1, 2013. Camp registration deadline is May 17, 2013.

FULL DAY CAMP 9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. INCLUDES HALF DAY ACTIVITIES

9:00am – 12:00pm For the first half hour campers can hang out with friends, read, do puzzles and relax. Some of the other activities include: Fun and Fitness – get fit and have fun by doing yoga stretches, active games, walking the track and charting health goals. Tech Wizards – practice basic computer skills, safely navigate the internet, play online games, listen to music or learn a new program! Ultimate Adventures – explore science, art and nature through games, experiments and projects! 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. LUNCH - Please bring a sack lunch.

HALF DAY CAMP 1:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. MONDAY - Splashtastic Adventures We will visit area water parks, pools and beaches. If swimming is not for you, there will be plenty of other pool/beachside activities offered. TUESDAY and THURSDAY – Specialty Camp Days (see insert for details) Choose one from four different specialty day camps – Center Chefs, Let’s Move, Creative Expressions or Horseback Riding. Please note: A minimum number of campers is needed to run each specialty camp. All the specialty camps are available to a limited number of campers on a first come, first serve basis. WEDNESDAY “Anything Goes” OR Swimming Choose from “Anything Goes” or Swimming. In “Anything Goes,” campers can take part in a wide variety of activities ranging from a community scavenger hunt to a cooking class at Whole Foods. For Swimming, campers will enjoy the fun at Mitchell Pool. Please note: You may not switch choices during the session. FRIDAY - Wet ‘n Wacky Swim Day Enjoy pool races, kickboards, diving games and fun in the sun at Mitchell Pool. If swimming is not for you, there will be plenty of other poolside activities offered. *Please note: The Center’s swim program is recreational, not instructional. Written guardian permission is required before any camper will be allowed to enter the deep water area of the pool. In order for campers who are seizure prone to participate in swimming, the seizures must be controlled by medication and/or camper must not have had a seizure in the past year.

For more information or to register contact our Outreach CoordinatorsMary Ellen Holt (847) 315-9917 or Lauren Berndt (847) 315-9920.

LET’S MOVE CAMP Nothing says summer camp more than being active in the sun! This specialty camp will be a lively assortment of fitness, sports, dance, and outdoor fun. Members get together to choose which sports, games, and activities they prefer. We will also learn about health, nutrition, and our bodies in a fun environment.

HORSEBACK RIDING CAMP This summer, learn horsemanship skills, feeding, grooming and riding techniques at the Horsefeathers Therapeutic Riding Center. Build up your courage, strength and balance. Equestrian-themed crafts and games are part of the experience. Additional cost: $210 for both Tuesday and Thursday or $105 for one day.

CENTER CHEFS CAMP See what’s cookin’ at The Center! This camp builds upon fundamental cooking skills that help prepare members for a life-long love of food and teaches skills they will use the rest of their lives.

DON’T FORGET ABOUT OUR ULTIMATE SUMMER FUN WEEK! Camp is over but the fun isn’t! Sign up for a day or the whole week of activities and have fun with your friends. Each day is priced separately. Transportation is $10 per day. Program runs from 10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. MONDAY-August 5 MOVIE AND NICKEL CITY Price: $55.00

WEDNESDAY-August 7 RACINE ZOO AND LUNCH Price: $45.00

TUESDAY-August 6 DISCOVERY WORLD MUSEUM Price: $65.00

THURSDAY- August 8 XTREME TRAMPOLINE AND ESKAPE Price: $70.00

FRIDAY-August 9 SWIMMING, LUNCH AND ICE CREAM Price: $50.00


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SUMMER CAMP 2013

Session I: June 10-July 3 | Session II: July 8-August 2 for campers with developmental disabilities, ages 13-22

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280 Saunders Road, Riverwoods, Illinois 60015 | 847.948.7001 www.CenterForEnrichedLiving.org

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