Programs

October 27th – December 21st

MONDAY
North Shore Bowling League – Bowling Social Story!
Ages: 13+ years
Fee: $10 a week
Location: Sunnyside Bowladrome, 176 Water Street, Danvers MA 01923
Time: 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Staff Ratio – 8:1

Come and have a blast as you bowl alongside your friends. Each player bowls for 2 games as we learn turn-taking, social skills and good sportsmanship.


TUESDAY

Fitness and Workout
Ages: 16+
Fee: $80
Location: Northeast Arc’s Center for Developmental Excellence, 6 Southside Road, Danvers, MA 01923
Time: 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Staff Ratio – 4:1

Paula is back to assist with our Fitness and Workout program. We will be working on weight lifting, aerobic exercises, cardio, core work, and other exercises which will improve personal health, wellness and behavioral health. 

Open Dance – Dance Social Story!
November 28th
Ages: 13+ years
Fee: $5
Location: Northeast Arc’s Center for Developmental Excellence, 6 Southside Road, Danvers, MA 01923
Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Staff Ratio – 8:1

This dance is open to everyone 13 years and older. Bring your dancing shoes and prepare for a night of fun! Drinks and snacks are provided. This event takes place the fourth Tuesday of every month.


WEDNESDAY
Recreational Swim – Swim Social Story!
Ages: 14+ years
Fee: Please call us at 978-624-2308; price is prorated.
Location: Hogan Regional Center, 450 Maple Street, Danvers, MA 01923
Time: 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Staff Ratio – 4:1

DATES ARE TO BE DETERMINED AS CONSTRUCTION FINISHES AT HOGAN REGIONAL CENTER.
Swimming is a great way to spend time with friends, while getting exercise! Join us for a fun-filled hour of splashing around, swimming laps and pool games! Doctor’s signature required to participate.

Yoga
Ages: 13+
Fee: $80
Location: Northeast Arc’s Center for Developmental Excellence, 6 Southside Road, Danvers, MA 01923
Time: 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Staff Ratio – 8:1

This is a fun, challenging, all-levels yoga class. Students will learn the basic yoga postures to increase overall health and wellness! We have mats, so do not worry about bringing your own!

Cape Ann Bowling League – Bowling Social Story!
Ages: 22+ years
Fee: $10 per week
Location: Cape Ann Lanes, 53 Gloucester Ave, Gloucester, MA 01930
Time: 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Staff Ratio – 8:1

Our Cape Ann Bowling League is for all of our participants closer to Cape Ann than Danvers. We bowl alongside our friends for 3 games while we learn turn-taking, social skills and good sportsmanship.


THURSDAY
Heritage Bowling League – Bowling Social Story!
Ages: 22+ years
Fee: $10 per week
Location: Metro Bowl, 63 Foster Street, Peabody, MA 01960
Time: 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Staff Ratio – 8:1

This league is open to our 22+ crowd and is fun for everyone. We bowl alongside our friends for 3 games while we learn turn-taking, social skills and good sportsmanship.

“Seasoned Chefs” Cooking for Adults – Cooking Social Story!
Ages: 22+ years
Fee: $120
Location: Northeast Arc’s Center for Developmental Excellence, 6 Southside Road, Danvers, MA 01923
Time: 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Staff Ratio 4:1

This class offers fun, healthy and delicious recipes that are easy to make at home! Not only is this class a great way to learn how to cook, but it is a great way to build relationships. When registering, please inform us of any food allergies.

Arts & Crafts
Ages: 16+ years
Fee: $80
Location: Northeast Arc’s Center for Developmental Excellence, 6 Southside Road, Danvers, MA 01923
Time: 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Staff Ratio 4:1

This class offers different imaginative projects each week that for the most part are finished to be taken home that same night. You will be able to make items to keep for yourself or even give as a gift!


FRIDAY
“Young Apprentices” Cooking for Teens – Cooking Social Story!
Ages: 13 – 21 years
Fee: $120
Location: Northeast Arc’s Center for Developmental Excellence, 6 Southside Road, Danvers, MA 01923
Time: 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Staff Ratio – 4:1

This class offers fun, healthy and delicious recipes that are easy to make at home! Not only is this class a great way to learn how to cook, but it is a great way to build relationships. When registering, please inform us of any food allergies.

Friday Night Happenings
Ages: 13+ years
Fee: $15 per week
Location: Northeast Arc’s Center for Developmental Excellence, 6 Southside Road, Danvers, MA 01923
Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Staff Ratio – 8:1
See the Friday Night Happenings flyer or our web calendar for details about each activity.


SATURDAY
Saturday Outings
Ages: 16+ years
Fee: $30 registration fee + ticket price
Location: Meet at Northeast Arc’s Center for Developmental Excellence, 6 Southside Road, Danvers, MA 01923
Time: Varies
Staff Ratio – 4:1
See the Saturday Outings flyer or our web calendar for details about each outing.

Young Athletes – October 28th through December 9th (excluding November 11th and November 25th)
Ages: 2½ – 7 years
Fee: No Fee
Location: Pingree School, 537 Highland Street, South Hamilton, MA 01982
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

In collaboration with the Special Olympics, Northeast Arc is offering a unique sports and play program focusing on fun activities important to mental and physical growth. This program is an early introduction to sports and the world of Special Olympics


Specialty Programs

Northeast Arc MAGIC BASKETBALL
Wednesdays 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM – Practices start December 13th
Ages: 16+ years
Fee: No Fee
Location: The Cove Elementary School, 20 Eisenhower Ave, Beverly, MA 01915

Come join our team! In collaboration with the Special Olympics, Northeast Arc is offering the Magic basketball team. There will be an opportunity to participate in Special Olympics qualifiers and state tournaments. Up to date SOMA medical forms are required.

MUSIC THERAPY • Saturdays beginning in January. Dates to be announced.
Ages: 2½ years +
Fee: $120
Location: Northeast Arc’s Center for Developmental Excellence, 6 Southside Road, Danvers, MA 01923

Times:
9:00 – 9:45 AM Music Makers (ages 2½ to 6)
This is a development-oriented program where children can explore, play and grow as they learn socialization skills using songs, instruments and movement to encourage musical, social, physical, and emotional growth and learning. Parent participation is required for this session.
Staff Ratio: 4:1

10:00 – 10:45 AM Sing & Plan Together (ages 7 to 12)
Come sing along with new friends in this music therapy group that focuses on language and communication skills. Designed for children with emerging and developing verbal skills to participate in a supportive and therapeutic group activity, group members will be encouraged to communicate and participate using multi-sensory systems that work best for them. Parent participation is required for this session.
Staff Ratio: 4:1

11:00 – 11:45 AM Music, Friends & Me! (ages 13+)
In this group we will listen to our favorite tunes, record new songs, and have a great time rocking out! Participants will be able to make new friends and develop their love for music.
Staff Ratio: 4:1