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Florida Caregiver Conference 2017 People’s Choice Award Winner! 

Welcome to Banyan Odyssey

OUR VISION

The Banyan Odyssey, Inc. exists to create a vibrant community in which the *handicapable can live, work and thrive.

OUR MISSION

The Banyan Odyssey will provide a safe living environment for developmentally/intellectually handicapable adults over the age of 22.  The corporation identifies work opportunities on/near the premises; offers on-going education, creative outlets and social activities for residents and guests; and encourages participation in service programs to enrich the surrounding community.

* Handicapable is an emerging term in the special needs world; here we are referring to “high functioning disabled adults” over the age of 22 (residential housing will accommodate DD/IND disabilities in first phase)

The Napkin Drawing – A graphic display of our mission!

The Banyan Odyssey is represented by the circled area. The Residential Hall and Programs (job-training, ongoing education, creative outlets and social activities) are partially funded by the Hotel, a Social Enterprise which employs the Handicapable.

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Camp Banyan Spring Break Camp 2018!
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Camp Banyan Spring Break Camp 2018

March 26 @ 9:00 am - March 28 @ 3:00 pm

Recent Blog Posts

Camp Banyan 2017 – Review – Pt. 3 & 4

By | September 7th, 2017|Categories: Camp Banyan|Tags: , , , |

We have asked some of our friends from Camp Banyan to guest write a blog series all about their experiences at Camp Banyan 2017! So, without further ado, get ready to travel back in time to our fabulous summer!

Camp Banyan 2017 – Review – Pt. 2

By | August 20th, 2017|Categories: Camp Banyan|Tags: , , , |

We have asked some of our friends from Camp Banyan to guest write a blog series all about their experiences at Camp Banyan 2017! So, without further ado, get ready to travel back in time to our fabulous summer!

Camp Banyan 2017 – Review – Pt. 1

By | August 13th, 2017|Categories: Camp Banyan|Tags: , , , |

We have asked some of our friends from Camp Banyan to guest write a blog series all about their experiences at Camp Banyan 2017! So, without further ado, get ready to travel back in time to our fabulous summer!

Hospitality with Mary Elizabeth Williams – Camp Banyan Spotlight!

By | June 7th, 2017|Categories: Banyan Odyssey|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Mary Elizabeth Williams (or M.E.) is the daughter of The Banyan Odyssey creators Bill and Jane Williams. She is also a Camper from Camp Banyan who has taken the value of Hospitality to heart! Full

Camp Banyan 2017 is Coming!

By | May 8th, 2017|Categories: Banyan Odyssey|Tags: , , , |

Camp Banyan 2017 is Coming! Camp Banyan is a six-week summer program for handicapable young adults ages 16-29 who are working toward independence (i.e. employment and life on their own, with supports). Must be able

Perseverance with Allison Tremblay – Camp Banyan Spotlight!

By | April 25th, 2017|Categories: Banyan Odyssey|Tags: , , , , , |

Allison Tremblay is a Camper from Camp Banyan who is growing toward her dream of being a chef! Take a look at her journey and how she incorporates our Core Value of Perseverance! Full