Summer Experience

Three two-week summer experience program sessions are provided June through August for teens and young adults ages 15 to 21. Each session includes community-based activities that support socialization, skill building, and educational opportunities. Transportation to the SCARC main office must be provided by families. Transportation to all activities is provided by SCARC.

Daily destinations may include:

  • Wallenpaupack boat ride
  • Steamtown National Historic Site
  • Statue of Liberty/Ellis Island
  • Turtleback Zoo
  • Delaware river rafting
  • Tomahawk Lake
  • Liberty Science Center
  • Mountain Creek Water Park
  • Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm
  • Point Pleasant/Jenkins Aquarium
  • Movies/FunPlex/Bowling
  • Medieval Times
  • High Point State Park
  • Dorney Park
  • Camelbeach Water Park
  • Laser-Tag

Participants must:

  • Have a diagnosed developmental disability
  • Be able to feed themselves
  • Be free of restrictive medical problems
  • Be free of serious behavior problems
  • Have the physical stamina for an active camp program
  • Have independent toileting skills

Applications are accepted starting in March. Sessions are filled on a first come, first served basis. Funding is provided for this program through the generosity of private donors.

For more information about Summer Experience:

PLEASE CALL 973-383-7442