Programs

April 28th – June 22nd

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.
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TUESDAY
Zumba Dance Exercise Class! – Zumba Social Story!
Ages: 14+
Fee: $65
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

Join us as we take the “work” out of workout, by mixing low-intensity and high-intensity ADAPTIVE moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party. Once the Latin and World rhythms take over, you’ll see why Zumba Fitness classes are often called exercise in disguise. Super effective and really fun!
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Golf
Ages: 13+
Fee: $80
Location: Paradise Family Driving Range
Time: 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Staff Ratio – 4:1

Have you always wanted to learn how to golf? This is the perfect class to do so! We will be meeting at Paradise Family Golf Center to learn proper swing techniques, putting, driving and chipping. Mini golf games are included and don’t forget money for ICE CREAM! We will be hitting the course at least once over the summer, so don’t miss this!
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Open Dance – Dance Social Story!
May 23rd
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: $65
Location: Hogan Regional Center, 450 Maple Street, Danvers, MA 01923
Time: 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Staff Ratio – 4:1

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.
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NEW! Walking Club
Ages: 10+
Fee: $40k
Location: Northeast Arc’s Center for Developmental Excellence, 6 Southside Road, Danvers, MA 01923
Time: 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Staff Ratio – 4:1

Time to get some exercise! This is a new program that we are offering in order for people to be able to get their steps in! We will be monitoring our steps and our heart rate every walk and will be discussing the importance of health and fitness.
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Cape Ann Bowling League – Bowling Social Story!
Ages: 16+
Fee: $10 a 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.
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THURSDAY
Heritage Bowling League – Bowling Social Story!
Ages: 22+ years
Fee: $10 a 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.
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“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.
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Arts and Crafts – Arts & Crafts Social Story!
Ages: 13+ 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 gifts!
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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.
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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: 13+ 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.


Specialty Programs 

MUSIC THERAPY • Saturdays, June 24 – July 29 / October 14 – November 18
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
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CREATIVE MOVEMENT • 2017 dates TBD

Ages: 2½ to 17 years
Fee: $90
Location: Northeast Arc’s Center for Developmental Excellence, 6 Southside Road, Danvers, MA 01923
Times:
9:00 – 9:45 AM (ages 2 to 6)
10:00 – 10:45 AM (ages 7 to 11)
11:00 – 11:45 AM (ages 12 to 17)
Staff Ratio – 4:1

The Creative Movement group is an integrated group that allows children of all abilities to express themselves through movement in a relaxed and creative atmosphere. A love for music and movement is all that is needed. Bring your energy and creativity!