The Recreation Council of Greater St. Louis Announces The Intent To Purchase Tablets for Individuals With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

The Recreation Council of Greater St. Louis Announces The Intent To Purchase Tablets for Individuals With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Since 1983, the Recreation Council of Greater St. Louis has provided individuals with developmental disabilities an opportunity to have fun, be active, socialize and enhance their quality of life. They connect individuals with more recreation activities and programs than any other agency in greater St. Louis. Their dedication to social connectivity through  personal approach helps them direct individuals to their true interests.

A message from the Recreation Council Executive Director, Susan Fleming:
The Recreation Council of Greater St. Louis is excited to announce the intent to purchase a limited number of tablets and data plans for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities who reside in St. Louis City, St. Louis County or St. Charles County, Missouri.  Participants who qualify must lack this technology, indicate financial need and a desire to engage in recreational online programming and socialization opportunities during these trying times.  More Information at www.rec4scc.wordpress.com/e-connect-technology-initiative/

Resources for the week of April 23-30, 2020

Virtual Never Board Social Club for Adults ages 21+ is happening on Friday, April 24, 2020 from 5-7 pm by ZOOM.  You can join the video event by computer, tablet, or smart phone, and by audio only through any house phone.  We will play a modified game of “Wits and Wagers” – More information to come. https://rec4scc.wordpress.com/never-board-adult-game-night-social-group/

Live Nature Webcams:  Jump off the entertainment sites and stir up the scientist in you. These are NOT videos, they are live cameras placed around the world.  Browse through these live cameras capturing the real-time activity of  cats, dogs, cows, fish, flowers, birds, beaches, bears, monkeys, seals, whales, otters, underwater cams, coral reefs, sharks, honeybees, outer space, alligators, and more.  https://www.explore.org/livecams

LifeBridge Youth Summer Day Camp: Registration is now open for this special needs day camp happening August 10-14, 2020 for ages 6-18.  Sign up for a fun week of traditional camp activities plus daily field trips into the community.  Cost is $125 for the week and you can sign up now and pay later.  More information at: www.lifebridgestl.org/program/lifebridge-camps

ARC Virtual Book Club – The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime Thursday, April 30, 2020 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM.  This is our 4th book club so we will talk about the first 200 pages of our book, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime. First timers are welcome to attend. Join by clicking on the blue link above.

Love Never Dies, Musical Theater Friday, April 24- Sunday April 26 ~ Andrew Lloyd Webber is streaming his musicals online for free every Friday on YouTube and will stay posted through Sunday each week.  This week’s show is the sequel to The Phantom of the Opera

Down Syndrome Association Calendar of Virtual Events: The Down Syndrome Association of Greater St. Louis (DSAGSL) serves individuals with Down syndrome and their families. Check out all these fun virtual events you can join: https://dsagsl.org/calendar/

Previous ideas and posts can be found at https://rec4scc.wordpress.com/

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