Opportunity Enterprises Offers Winter Day Camp for Children with Disabilities

By: Opportunity Enterprises Last Updated: November 22, 2010

Opportunity Enterprises is offering a Winter Day Camp for children ages 8-21 with developmental disabilities at its Respite Home located at 478 High Meadow Circle in Valparaiso. The camp is scheduled December 27th through the 31st, from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm each day. The registration fee is $250 per child for the week. oe_logo

Our beautiful respite home with its large wooded lawn and indoor recreational area provides a fun and relaxing setting,” says Respite Supervisor Joshua Bougie, “and our staff members who are CPR and first aid certified, as well as specifically trained to work with individuals with disabilities, provide the support and expertise necessary for a great camp experience.”

Campers will enjoy a variety of activities, including Winter Olympics, American Idol: Winter Song edition, ‘Summer Fest,’ Wii tournaments, Book Breaks and lots of crafts.

Our campers will be able to enjoy themselves,” says Bougie, “but will also receive the support they need to have a safe and fun week.”

All interested applicants should plan on attending an information session to be held at the Respite Home on December 4th from 10am to 12pm, reservations are required. Families will be able to ask questions and register for the camp during this time. Staff will also be present to meet you and your children. Please contact either Jennifer Fraley at 219-464-9621 ext. 220 or Joshua Bougie 219-548-0206.

About Opportunity Enterprises, Inc.

Opportunity Enterprises is a not-for-profit organization that creates sustainable life choices for individuals with challenges and disabilities. Since 1967, OE has provided quality employment, enrichment, and residential services for individuals with developmental disabilities. More than 1,000 children and adults throughout Northwest Indiana receive services on an annual basis.