It's with a heavy heart that we have made the difficult decision to cancel our traditional summer camps. We are taking precautions to keep everyone safe and healthy and have come up with a few alternative summer programs so people still have the opportunity to experience Easterseals Iowa programming.
Current Programs offered include: Weekend Respite, Emergency Respite, Super Weekend Respite, Sunny Days, Bright Side, and Team Cheerio sessions.
Funding Accepted: Amerigroup, Iowa Total Care, Fee for Service/HIPP Medicaid Waiver, Private Pay, Limited Scholarships are Available
Apply for these programs by completing the appropriate session application below. Contact the Program and Support Specialist at firstname.lastname@example.org or 515-309-2375 with questions or for additional information.
Please fillout application of the session you would like to attend, complete it, and sign the appropriate sections. Once all the required items have been completed, please send them to Easterseals Iowa. All required documents must be sent together, in one shipment. You may send the items by one of the following methods:
Mail or Drop Off: Easterseals Iowa, Attn: Program and Support Specialist, 401 NE 66th Ave. Des Moines, IA 50313
If you have already turned in the application for 2021 Respite, you will only need to fill out the registration pages for the summer session(s) you want to attend.
Check out the application for this summer's themes!
Super Weekend Respite: Ages 4+
Clients will spend their days having fun swimming, horseback riding, doing arts and crafts and much, much more. At night, clients will reside in our air conditioned cabins or spend the evening camping out under the stars. All Super Weekend Respite sessions are structured around themes. Check in is Friday morning between 10:00-11:00 a.m. Check out is Monday between 1:00-2:00 p.m. This program can be paid for with waiver services or private pay. Private Pay Cost: $965 per session
Super Weekend Respite Printable/Fillable Application
Sunny Days: Ages 6-12
Easterseals Iowa Sunny Days sessions are designed to provide all the fun of daily summer activities while providing parents and caregivers a break. The program is a day program but provides higher ratios of supervision and skilled personal care. This is primarily a waiver and county funded program; private pay is also accepted. Hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Private Pay Cost: $210 per week
Sunny Days Printable/Fillable 2021 Application
Team Cheerio: Ages 13-21
Easterseals Iowa Team Cheerio sessions are designed to provide all the fun of daily summer activities while providing parents and caregivers a break. The program is a day program but provides higher ratios of supervision and skilled personal care. This is primarily a waiver and county funded program; private pay is also accepted. Hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Private Pay Cost: $210 per week
Team Cheerio Printable/Fillable Application
Bright Side: Ages 6-12
Easterseals Iowa Bright Side sessions provide an integrated setting where children with and without disabilities learn and grow together. This day program is designed for children who can be supported in a 1:8 ratio. Bright Side focuses on the structured activities Easterseals Iowa has to offer in an inclusive setting with all day participants. This program is private pay only; this is not a waiver program. Hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Private Pay Cost: $160 per week
Bright Side Printable/Fillable 2021 Application
Please contact the Program and Support Specialist at 515-309-2375 or email@example.com.
Looking for a job that will change your life? One that could possibly be the best summer job you will ever have? Visit the Careers section of our website for seasonal opportunities this summer.