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Independently Me: Thursdays! (Click for FULL Session Trip Schedule)

Every Thursday
Thursday, February 9, 2017 - Thursday, April 27, 2017

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

This program focuses on a variety of daily living skills, community integration and FUN for participants! Each day is registered separately and focuses on a different set of skills and activities. This program is designed by a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS).

This program is designed to build social skills, self-determination, and skills for independence and decision making.

*Residents $1378 (save $182) for all programs if paid in full by Jan 13!
*Non-Residents $1755 (save $182) for all programs if paid in full by Jan 13!
See specific program days for individual pricing and registration deadlines.

All Independently Me! Programs qualify for payment plan. Contact our office for details.~

Thursday is a community outing day! Participants will explore and discover the many interesting places in the surrounding communities! Destinations are listed below. Participants will need to bring a sack lunch and snack, unless otherwise stated below.

Participation Criteria:

Must have a moderate to high level of ability (no 1:1 staff provided) and:

-Able to complete assigned activities and outings.

-Able to express, verbally or with a reasonable accommodation, emotions/feelings/wants/needs while appropriately interacting with peers.

-Must display a desire to engage in leisure/recreation and volunteerism.

-New participants must successfully complete a mandatory assessment to determine eligibility. New participants must successfully complete a mandatory assessment to determine eligibility.

Location:

Participants will meet staff at 9:00 AM at the KSRA office, Hopkins Park Administration Building, 1403 Sycamore Road, DeKalb, IL. Please note a few dates (marked with  * ) have extended hours of 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

Fee:

Res. $50 / Non-Res. $70 per session

*Res. $585 (save $65) for all Thursday programs when registered and paid before Jan 13!
*Non-Res. $845 (save $65) for all Thursday programs when registered and paid before Jan 13!
All Independently Me! Programs qualify for payment plan. Contact our office for details.

Session Dates/Registration Info:

-*IMR-1/26: Museum of Science & Industry, 5700 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL (Register by January 13)

-*IMR-2/2: Brookfield Zoo, 8400 W 31st St, Brookfield, IL (Register by January 20)

-IMR-2/9: Burpee Museum of Natural History, 737 N Main St, Rockford, IL (Register by January 27)

-*IMR-2/16: Adler Planetarium, 1300 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL (Register by February 3)

-IMR-2/23: Metra Ride & Lunch at 2Toots, 450 N Main St, Glen Ellyn, IL [lunch provided] (Register by February 10)

-*IMR-3/2: Shedd Aquarium, 1200 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL (Register by February 17)

-IMR-3/9: Discover Sycamore Day, Sycamore, IL  [breakfast, snack, lunch & dessert provided] (Register by February 24)

-IMR-3/16: Discover DeKalb Day, DeKalb, IL [breakfast, snack, lunch & dessert provided] (Register by March 3)

-IMR-3/23: Rochelle Railroad Park, 124 N 9th St, Rochelle, IL (Register by March 10)

-IMR-4/6: Discover Sandwich Day, Sandwich, IL [breakfast, snack, lunch & dessert provided] (Register by March 24)

-IMR-4/13: Midway Village Museum, 6799 Guliford Rd, Rockford, IL (Register by March 31)

-IMR-4/20: Randall Oaks Park & Zoo, 1180 N Randall Rd, West Dundee, IL (Register by April 7)

-IMR-4/27: 1S151 Winfield Road, Wheaton, IL (Register by April 14)

Min/Max:

Min. 3 / Max. 5

Transportation:

Kishwaukee SRA is located on the Green Line for public transportation. If door-to-door transportation is needed in DeKalb County, contact Trans Vac at 815-758-6641 to discuss options.

*Programs & locations subject to change due to unforeseeable circumstances. Participants and families will be notified of any changes prior to the activity.

Categories: Adult (18+)