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Work and Grow Summer Camp 2021

A group of summer camp participants holds their certificates of completion with text for Eastereals Work & Grow Summer Camp 2021 dates for College Hill June 7 through July 16 and in Mason July 19 through August 6.

Work is more than just a paycheck! Easterseals Work & Grow Summer Camp is a great experience for young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities to learn about the many benefits of getting a job in the community, from personal growth to social engagement.

Our summer camps are a great place to learn while having fun and making friends. Each week has a new theme focused on building strengths and sharpening skills that can be used on the job and at home.

For Ages 16 – 25

2021 Locations & Dates

College Hill:  June 7 – July 16
Mason:  July 19 – August 6

Monday – Friday
9am – 3pm

Cost

$265 per week with a two-week minimum
Funding may be available to those who qualify

For More Information contact:

Bri Jent
bjent@eastersealsgc.org
513-560-5172

College Hill Weekly Themes (June 7 - July 16)

Week 1: Career Exploration
Week of June 7

Not sure where you want to work?  This session will explore your interests and talents and how you can use this information to find jobs right for you.  

Week 2: The Entrepreneur in You
Week of June 14

If you started your own business, what would you do?  Work with a team of peers to develop a business idea.  Present your company as a team to the class at the end of the week.   

Week 3: Let Your Story Shine – Applying & Interviewing
Week of June 21

Learn how to apply for jobs that fit your talents and use the written word to get the job you want.  Practice expressing yourself professionally to potential employers.   

Week 4: Let Your Story Shine – Being a Valued Employee
Week of June 28

Get the job, keep the job!  Learn how to be a valued employee and successfully navigate the workplace culture.   

Week 5: Building Healthy Relationships
Week of July 5

We all need friends to make life more fun!  If you want to make new friends, learn how to be a good friend or deal with conflicts in relationships, this is the class for you!   

Week 6: Life Safety
Week of July 12

Watch out!  Life is filled with potential dangers, whether it’s on the job, on social media or in the community.  Learn how to stay safe in these areas of your life.  

Mason Weekly Themes (July 19 - August 6)

Week 1: Career Exploration
Week of July 19

Not sure where you want to work?  This session will explore your interests and talents and how you can use this information to find jobs that are right for you.  We’ll also learn how to be an entrepreneur and basic business concepts.  

Week 2: Living Independently
Week of July 26

Want to live on your own someday but not sure how to deal with a budget? Develop a monthly budget and use that budget to manage your bills & expenses.  We’ll also practice being more independent with house skills & learn how to be safe at home.   

Week 3: Building Healthy Relationships & Staying Safe
Week of August 2

We all need friends to make life more fun!  If you want to make new friends, learn how to be a good friend or how to deal with conflicts in relationships, this is the class for you!  We will also learn about staying safe on the job, on social media or in the community.

Our Work & Grow Summer Camp is sponsored by

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Your gift can help more young adults attend Summer Camp!

Many families are still struggling with the economic impacts of COVID-19. You gift can make camp possible for more young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. 

 
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Our Summer Camp Safety Protocols

Easterseals program sites are state and county approved to operate within COVID-19 guidelines. Our safety protocols include:

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