The Woodlands - Adult Notes from the Heart Music Camp

Summer Programs

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General Information
Description of ServiceThe Woodlands is a non-profit organization dedicated to enriching the lives of children and young adults with disability and chronic illness. Using its fully accessible and barrier-free facilities, the Woodlands' programs enable participants to experience social, cultural, environmental, recreational and spiritual growth.

This camp is an extension of the Notes from the Heart Music Program at the Woodlands. Adult Notes from the Heart Music Camp is a 5-day, overnight, summer camp providing participants 19 and older with strong musical interest and abilities the opportunity to expand their passion for music to the next level. Participants will engage in daily courses including music appreciation and choral instruction, as well as have the opportunity to concentrate on specific areas of interest, including individual and small group instrumental instruction, vocal instruction, and composition. Campers will experience daily interactive performances from a wide range of professional musicians in the Pittsburgh area, providing exposure to a variety of music, including the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. The week concludes with a grand finale concert, featuring all camp participants, highlighting the skills acquired and developed throughout the week.

The 32-acre site features: an indoor heated pool, 48-bed lodge, dining hall, creative arts and computer center, activity center, camping area, sports court, nature trail, amphitheater, and a par-3 adapted golf course.

Woodlands Programming focus on the following:
Socialization: To provide opportunities to increase peer socialization and utilization of social skills for healthy relationships through recreational experiences.
Independence: To provide opportunities to increase independence with self-care through practiving activities of daily living in a supported environment.
Recreation: To provide opportunities to increase participation in adapted recreational activities in a group environment.
Self-Perception: To provide opportunities to improve self-perception through positive recreational experiences.
Health/Wellness: To provide opportunities to increase physical fitness through adapted physical activity and healthy cooking activities.
Geographical AreaAllegheny
Intake ProcedureFill out and send in the Program Application and Physical Form that can be found at website.
Intake RequirementsYou will be contacted to schedule an Intake Interview once you have submitted your completed Program Application and Physical Form.
Additional RequirementsA non-refundable deposit of $200 per camp is required in April.
Client Information
EligibilityAdults with disability and chronic illness, ages 19 and older.
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNon-refundable deposit and camp fee.
Fee AmountsA $200 non-refundable deposit and the $350 balance is due in the month prior to the camp date.
Payment NotesWaiver Funds may be used. See website for details.
Hours of Operation July
Contact Information
Contact's Name Leia Mortimer
Contact's Position Administrative Assistant
Contact's Phone 724-935-5470
Contact's Email
Physical Site Address 1 134 Shenot Road
Physical Site Address 2 The Woodlands Foundation
Physical Site City, State, Zip Wexford, PA 15090
Main Phone 724-935-6533
Web Address
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Summer Programs
Affiliated Program: Summer Programs
This Service: The Woodlands - Adult Notes from the Heart Music Camp
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Adults With Disabilities/Health Conditions (YJ-8750.0025)
People With Chronic Illnesses (YF-3000.6300)
Residential Camps (PL-6400.1500-700)