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BEAVER, IRON, GARFIELD, KANE AND WASHINGTON COUNTIES

C.A.S.T for Kids:  This event is designed to provide children with disabilities, ages 5 – 17, the opportunity to enjoy a quality outdoor recreational experience through the sport of fishing. Take to the water with C.A.S.T. for an unforgettable morning of fishing and boating! Contact Jarrett Edwards for info or to register. Visit the website for a calendar and location of events.

Website:   https://castforkids.org/c-a-s-t-for-kids/           Phone:  (719) 850-0618

Location: Lake Powell Page, Arizona                         Email: jarrett@jarrettedwardsoutdoors.tv

Age: 5-17, caretakers must come to the event

 

Girls on the Run:  During the two weeks (broken into 2 weeks), girls entering 3rd – 5th grades will enjoy building friendships in a fun and inclusive setting that includes interactive games, being physically active and expressing creativity through arts and crafts and storytelling. Camp GOTR provides a one-of-a-kind opportunity for girls to develop self-confidence, have fun with friends, and learn life skills they can use now and as they grow.

Website:  www.gotrsouthernutah.org             Cost: $190.00

St. George: melissa.miller@girlsontherun.org       Phone: 435-703-0299

 

National Association for Child Development (NACD):  NACD has been dedicated over the last several decades to addressing issues that impact on children and adults with Down syndrome. We seek to change public opinion as well as the opinions of parents and professionals about the potential of individuals with Down syndrome.  NACD focuses on individualized targeted developmental and educational intervention.

Website: http://www.nacd.org           Age:  All ages, including adults with Ds       Location:  St. George, Utah and Ogden, Utah

 

Red Rock Center for Independence: Evening Respite program for adults; specific youth transition skills programs for ages 14-21. Children ages 5-13

Website:  https://www.rrci.org                     Phone: (435) 673-7501

 

SwimKids: Where Fun & Safety Meet. With over 30 years’- worth of experience teaching children 4 months and up, SwimKids can tailor lessons specifically to your child’s needs and abilities. Our well- trained, enthusiastic and caring instructors are eager to teach your child to swim. Sandy opening Summer 2019!

Website: https://www.swimkidsutah.com      Email:   info@swimkidsutah.com

Phone: (801) 691-7946 (call or text)

Bloomington Hills:  413 Vermillion Ave, St. George

Santa Clara: 249 N 1210 W, St. George

Coral Canyon: 3150 E Grasslands Pkwy, Washington

Washington: 930 Seminole Way, Washington


TURN Community Services,  Inc.: Offers various activities through their summer day camps. They also offer Saturday Day Camp and activities throughout the year for all ages. Turn accepts private pay and DSPD clients.

Website:  www.turncommunityservices.org   Age: 6- 22 (specifically summer camp)

Iron: 44 W Harding Ave, Suite 101, Cedar City  Phone: (435) 586-1128

Washington: 523 E Sunland Drive, Suite #5A, St. George  Phone: (435) 673-5251

  • Calvin Curtis has been UDSF's Premier Sponsor for our Mighty Steps for Down Syndrome Walks for the past 3 years. His generosity and support has made a real difference in the lives of individuals with Down syndrome and their families across Utah.

  • Gossner Cache Silver Sponsor MS 2019

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