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July 2017

Camp Banyan Parent Resource Luncheon

July 28, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

You're invited to our second annual luncheon, designed to help answer questions that parents ask as children with special needs grow up. What happens after graduation? What should we do before our child reaches the age of 18? What are options after high school and transition programs are completed? Bring your questions! $5 per person; RSVP required by July 26. Speakers from the Agency for Persons with Disabilities, Social Security and a Special Needs Attorney will share the who/what/when/where/hows with…

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September 2017

Labor Day Camp Banyan Art Session

September 4, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free

Summer is quickly ending and we’re missing our Campers! Camp Banyan will convene at Skycrest Community Church to produce some beautiful Ink & Alcohol paintings.* *Keep in mind, we are anticipating some artwork to emerge from this session that we can turn into merchandise for our FUNraiser on Oct. 28th.  Labor Day Camp Banyan Art Session: RSVP Today! 10:00am to 1:00pm on Monday, Sept. 4th, 2017 Session led by Heidi Stavinga, our Art Fest Guest Artist Pizza & Drinks provided for lunch At Skycrest - 125 N. Belcher Rd., Clearwater 33765 No…

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March 2018

Camp Banyan Spring Break Camp 2018

March 26, 2018 @ 9:00 am - March 28, 2018 @ 3:00 pm
$75

It's that time of year again - time to make your plans to be a part of Spring Break Camp 2018!  For young adults with disabilities, (ages 16 to 29), preparing for independence. March 26 - 28th, 9am - 3pm First Christian Church of Clearwater (2299 Drew St.) Cost is $75 per Camper Purpose: to promote skills, independence and friendships in a loving environment Theme: Communication – This session will focus on improving social and conversational skills, identifying negative self-talk and…

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June 2018

Camp Banyan 2018 – Week 1 – “Where in the World?”

June 11, 2018 @ 9:00 am - June 15, 2018 @ 3:00 pm

Week 1 - June 11-15
Theme: "Where in the World?"
Week One will take us all over the world, exploring travel, language, customs and foods. Our life
skill emphasis is building communication skills and we will practice mock job interviews.
Field Trip on Friday: Passport Adventure at Heritage Village

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Camp Banyan 2018 – Week 2 – “Music Lovers Welcome”

June 18, 2018 @ 9:00 am - June 22, 2018 @ 3:00 pm

Week 2 - June 18-22
Theme: "Music Lovers Welcome"
Week Two explores different genres of music and dance, simple composition and rhythm, and how
music affects emotions. Life skills will focus on planning and organization. Special Guests: The Ries Brothers. Field Trip: Behind the Scenes at a Theatre... and more!

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Camp Banyan 2018 – Week 3 – “Capture Your Image”

June 25, 2018 @ 9:00 am - June 29, 2018 @ 3:00 pm

Week 3 - June 25-29
Theme: "Capture Your Image"
Week Three is all about presentation – making a good first impression, manners & etiquette. Life and employment skills feature photography and videography (in front of and behind the camera)
Field Trip: Incredibles 2 movie

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July 2018

Camp Banyan 2018 – Week 4 – “Appreciate the Arts”

July 9, 2018 @ 9:00 am - July 13, 2018 @ 3:00 pm

Week 4 - July 9-13
Theme: "Appreciate the Arts"
Week Four presents the opportunity to dabble in all sorts of art mediums, including clay!
Special Guest visit from The Florida Orchestra Petting Zoo

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Camp Banyan – Week 5 – “Explore the Cosmos”

July 16, 2018 @ 9:00 am - July 20, 2018 @ 3:00 pm

Week 5 - July 16-20
Theme: "Explore the Cosmos"
Week Five. It’s a big universe out there! Let’s look beyond ourselves and do some exploring. Our Core Value of “Be Involved” is key this week and we will look at the many volunteer opportunities that exist in our community.
Field Trip: The SPC Planetarium in St. Petersburg

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Camp Banyan – Week 6 – “Christmas in July”

July 23, 2018 @ 9:00 am - July 27, 2018 @ 3:00 pm

Week 6 - July 23-27
Theme: "Christmas in July"
Week Six is a week-long celebration! Get used to red and green. We will plan the menu, go shopping and prepare the Friday lunch buffet. This is the week we put together and deliver Christmas in July Swag Bags for All Children's Hospital patients.
Field Trip: All Children's Hospital on “Christmas Eve”, July 24th
Parent Resource Luncheon - July 27

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Parent Resource Luncheon 2018

July 27, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Parents & Caregivers of Camp Banyan campers and other members of the handicapable community are invited to our Resource Luncheon. During this time, we bring in representatives from helpful resources for those with special needs in our community. Help us by spreading the word to other families with special needs!

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