Social & Community

2017 Summer Camp Guide For Campers With Disabilities

Summer camps offer great opportunities for socialization, independence, exercise and fun! ConnectWC has compiled a list of Minnesota outdoor summer camps designed for campers with disabilities as well as camps that integrate campers of all abilities. To help in the search, we've included a few websites that allow searches by various criteria to help find the perfect camp! Read more.

The Community Create Club – Building Something Beautiful

The Community Create Club is a unique and heart-filled therapeutic program dedicated to promoting creative expression for teens and adults of all abilities. As a canvas for creativity in their community, this program offers a variety of artistic outlets such as music, art, and movement through which participants are able to express their thoughts and feelings while also improving their physical, mental, emotional, and social well-being. Read more.

Top Ten Summer Activities for Kids with Special Needs

Summer can be a challenging time for children with special needs and their parents. Many families face a decrease in school and therapeutic hours. This may leave parents with extra time to fill during the day. Read more.

Having Fun in the Winter Months

Getting out of the house, exercising and spending time with friends is important for everyone. Here are a few ideas for things to do during our often chilly Minnesota winter! Read more.

Fun Things To Do This Summer - updated for 2017!

School is out for the summer. Now what do we do? Check out this reference guide compiled by ConnectWC of fun things to do with your child and the entire family. Post it on your fridge to refer to all summer long! Read more.

Valley Friendship Club -- Making Friends Having Fun!

Making Friends Having Fun! This is Valley Friendship Club's motto! FUN for all participants: children, teens, young adults, families and volunteers. Valley Friendship Club (VFC) is also about making connections -- Read more.