Coming this Summer!
Northland Social & Behavioral Supports will be piloting an Adolescent Social Skills Group commencing with our first annual Summer Camp: Cracking the Friendship Code!
*Dates: June 10-14th, 1:00-4:00PM
Location: Church of the Good Shepherd,
4947 NE Chouteau Dr, KCMO
* This event has been rescheduled from its original March date.
This camp, geared particularly for adolescents with developmental disabilities, will focus on strengthening skills necessary to build meaningful friendships. Activities planned for this camp are geared for individuals who are able to function independently in a group setting. Facilitated by degreed, experienced professionals in the field of developmental disabilities, this camp will teach and coach the principals of Social Thinking (M. Garcia-Winner) through interactive activities with peers. Campers will be divided into ages, depending on the pool of campers registered:
Middle school (students who have competed the 6th grade)
High school (students who have completed freshman year)
Recently graduated (ages 18-24)
Each day will focus on a different stage of friendship development. A tentative schedule for the week includes:
Day 1: Meeting new people: Interactive Games
Day 2: Making friends: Who Done It ? Mystery
Day 3: Hanging out: Making Pizza
Day 4: What to do if it gets stressful?: Escape Room
Day 5: Keeping the friendship going: Scavenger Hunt
Please submit completed registration form and $240 camp fee by May 31, 2019.
Useful links to our partner agencies
Center for Human Services (CHS)
S O C I A L & B E H A V I O R A L
Janney Counseling Services
Platte County Board of Services