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Programs that provide opportunities for individuals of all ages to participate in a variety of group activities that are personally satisfying and/or designed to transmit social values and customs, to facilitate learning of social skills and self-expression in a group setting, and to otherwise promote the social growth and development of participants.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
Academy of Community Music - Crescendo Music ProgramCrescendo serves over 1,200 children each year in Head Start and Early Intervention centers, shelters, and daycare centers throughout the Philadelphia area. Crescendo children receive weekly music classes that help them grow in their developmental skills and self-esteem. Crescendo families receive Parental Involvement Materials, including CDs and activity books. Each year, Crescendo children perform in an annual Special Performances concert where they receive recognition and applause by their families, teachers, caring celebrities, and the greater community.MontgomeryAcademy of Community Music - Montgomery; Fort WashingtonAcademy of Community Music
Active Older Adult Classes and ActivitiesThis program provides activities such as trips, luncheons, swimming, exercise, senior "Lite" fitness, dancing etc., for active adults.CumberlandYMCA West Shore BranchYMCA West Shore Branch
Adult ProgramsParticipatory recreation including gymnastics, swimming, aerobics, cybex fitness, spinning, cardio kickboxing, personal training, nautilus fitness, karate, basketball, racquetball, scuba, arthritis aquatics, Tai Chi, company health programs; sports medicine consultant staff.CumberlandYMCA West Shore BranchYMCA West Shore Branch
Angino Boys & Girls Club - SocializationOpen door policy recreation and games with pool, cards, chess, and checkers.DauphinAngino Boys & Girls ClubBoys & Girls Club of Harrisburg
Center for ChampionsCenter for Champions provides an after-school program for children from grades 1- 12th. Tutoring, homework help, mentoring, family advocacy and intervention, creative arts (dance) and life skills classes, field trips.DauphinCenter for ChampionsCenter for Champions
Community Support Program - Main Link Peer Support CenterProvides a forum for consumers, family members and mental health professionals to participate in mental health service development, share information and plan anti-stigma activities. CSP includes educational workshops, computer skills training, conference scholarships, wellness and nutrition classes, community activites/fitness club/bowling and a research library.BradfordThe Main Link - SayreMain Link Peer Support Center
Community Support Program - Main Link Peer Support CenterProvides a forum for consumers, family members and mental health professionals to participate in mental health service development, share information and plan anti-stigma activities. CSP includes educational workshops, computer skills training, conference scholarships, wellness and nutrition classes, community activites, fitness club.BradfordThe Main Link - TowandaMain Link Peer Support Center
Day CampsDay camp recreation with: games, arts and crafts, swim instruction, physical education skills, songs, field trips and educational activities. Camp runs Monday-Friday, 7:00 am-6:00 pm.DauphinYMCA East Shore BranchYMCA East Shore Branch
Diversified Community Services - Dixon HouseProvides services to support vulnerable individuals and families as well as specialized programs to promote family stability. Dixon House is always open and accessible to the community for all manner of events and activities -- self help groups, educational forums, informal basketball leagues, job fairs and meeting space for other community organizations.PhiladelphiaDixon HouseDiversified Community Services
Friends' Central School - Tenderfoot Day CampThe Tenderfoot Camp provides recreational activities specifically attuned to the interests of 3- to 6-year-old children. The program focuses on social development, independence, the development of new friendships and the strengthening of self-esteem. As children grow, they are encouraged by the supportive staff to broaden their experiences and see what the world around them has to offer. Emphasis is placed on cooperation rather than competition. Children are placed in coeducational groups by age. The Tenderfoot Camp offers: -Cooperative rather than competitive activities, -Experienced early childhood educators, -A balance of structured activities and free play opportunities, -A low staff/child ratio. The same quality of excellence that marks Friends' Central School as one of the outstanding independent schools in the Philadelphia area also characterizes our summer activities. All of our programs are managed by Friends' Central faculty who are invested in their School community and are committed to providing a happy, enriching, and safe camp experience. Activities: -Instructional Swimming -Recreational Swimming -Music and Drama -Arts and Crafts -Nature -Computers -Sports and Games -Theme WeeksMontgomeryFriends' Central School (Lower School Campus) - Montgomery; WynnewoodFriends' Central School
Hanover Street NeighborsA collaborative effort between people with intellectual disabilities, their families, and CPARC to provide supervised activities in the community that include opportunities for socialization and volunteerismCumberlandHanover Street Neighbors (Participant Family Focused Program)Arc of Cumberland & Perry Counties (CPARC)
John Hall Boys & Girls Club - SocializationOpen door policy recreation and games with pool, cards, chess, and checkers.DauphinJohn Hall Boys & Girls ClubBoys & Girls Club of Harrisburg
Mechanicsburg NeighborsA collaborative effort between people with intellectual disabilities, their families, and CPARC to provide supervised activities in the community that include opportunities for socialization and volunteerismCumberlandMechanicsburg Neighbors (Participant Family Focused Program)Arc of Cumberland & Perry Counties (CPARC)
Prayer Shawl MinistryThis group is open to all who would like to make prayer shawls or spend some time praying over the individuals who will receive these shawls. These shawls are available for individuals who face serious medical procedures, cancer treatments, the death of a loved one, the birth of a child, marriage, and graduation.DauphinMount Laurel Church of GodMount Laurel Church of God
Salvation Army Harrisburg Citadel Corps - Bridging the GapLife skills program for area youth. Topics covered during the 20 hour program include self-esteem, drug and alcohol education & prevention,money management, the employment process, banking, anger management, conflict resolution, healthy relationships, community resources, STD/STI education, decision making. Also offerred are 45 minutes to 3 hour Bridging the Gap Workshops on any of the above topics. Program can be offered on-site and through out the community.DauphinSalvation Army Harrisburg Citadel CorpsSalvation Army Harrisburg Citadel Corps
Salvation Army Harrisburg Citadel Corps - Self-Sufficiency - Long Term Case ManagementProvides intensive, long-term case management to help people overcome the barriers (employment, marital or family issues, budgeting, housing, transportation, decision-making, etc.) that keep them from reaching their full potential. Provide weekly, private, 2-hour life coaching sessions, accountability, and guidance.DauphinSalvation Army Harrisburg Citadel CorpsSalvation Army Harrisburg Citadel Corps
Salvation Army Harrisburg Citadel Corps - Spiritual EnrichmentDinner and small group offered on a 6-week rotating basis covering a variety of topics which include, but are not limited to: Marriage enrichment, parenting, self-defense, Bible study, overcoming addiction, Alpha (introduction to the Christian Faith) **Call to see what current course offerings are. Childcare available for children ages 2-5 for parents who are participating in a small group. Youth groups also available for youth ages 6-15.DauphinSalvation Army Harrisburg Citadel CorpsSalvation Army Harrisburg Citadel Corps
Student Ministries - Wednesday WellYouth GroupDauphinLiving Water Community ChurchLiving Water Community Church
Student ProgramParticipatory recreation including all sports programs (racquetball, basketball, volleyball); day camp; competitive team sports; youth exercise programs. Activity times vary.CumberlandYMCA West Shore BranchYMCA West Shore Branch
Teen GroupTeen Group, focusing on socialization, recreation and support and meets during the regular Chapter meetings - second Thursday of the month . There will be 5 openings each month on a first come, first served basis CumberlandAutism Society Greater Harrisburg AreaAutism Society Greater Harrisburg Area
Youth Ministry Weekend WellJunior and Senior high school youth ministry and leadership program.DauphinLiving Water Community ChurchLiving Water Community Church

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