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Social Recreation in Eastern NC

Social Recreation in Eastern NC

Eastern NC Social Recreation Programs serve individuals residing in the Trillium Health Resources service area through summer day camps, afterschool, and adult programs. Programs are located in Winterville, Newport, and Wilmington (Brunswick will be served in Wilmington in 2021). Residents of counties served by Trillium Health Resources are eligible to attend. Counties include Beaufort, Bertie, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Gates, Hertford, Hyde, Jones, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Tyrell, and Washington.

Individuals aged 4-22 may participate in the year-round programs. Hours vary by program: summer hours are typically 9 am – 5 pm and school year hours are typically 2:15 – 6:15 pm. See the location sections below for specific details.

To complete an interest form for any of the programs, please visit this link: Social Recreation – Eastern NC – Interest Form 

Brunswick County

Due to the impact of COVID-19, we are unable to offer a separate Social Rec summer program in Brunswick County this year.  However, those living in Brunswick County who are interested in receiving summer services may apply to attend the Wilmington location or receive in-home services within their county.

Please contact Wilmington Social Recreation Director Melissa Mills to discuss needs and service availability.

For more information, contact our Wilmington office:

ASNC Social Recreation Center – Wilmington
705 S. Kerr Ave.
Wilmington, NC 28403
Phone: 910-782-3499
Fax: 910-208-4100

Newport

With support from Trillium Health Resources, the Autism Society of North Carolina offers a variety of social recreation programs at our Newport center in Carteret County. Our Social Recreation Program serves individuals ages 4-22 throughout the summer and school year, in addition to year-round programming for adults 18 and up.

Note about COVID-19: If you are interested in receiving services but are uncertain about returning to a group environment at this time, in-home or telehealth services may be available for you. Please contact us to inquire. We continue to maintain a reduced capacity and stringent screening and cleaning protocols to ensure everyone’s safety. See our COVID protocols form below for details.

About our Social Recreation Programs

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis throughout the year based upon program capacity. If our program is full at the time of application, and you are eligible for services, you will be notified of openings as they occur.
  • All participants must have a current psychological assessment with an IDD to be considered for the program. See FAQ’s below for requirements for diagnostic documentation.
  • All staff receive intensive, hands-on training, developed by professionals with extensive experience and knowledge working with individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities.
  • Staff-to-participant ratio ranges from 1:1 to 1:4 dependent on each participant’s needs.
  • Content is designed to increase social relationships and independence and includes structured recreational activities such as arts and crafts, music and movement, games, media, and outdoor fun.
  • Consistent attendance is expected. This ensures that our program is able to serve as many as possible. See attendance agreement form.

 

Summer programming

  • Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
  • Summer hours for 2021 begin June 14 and go through August 6.
  • May include off-site field trips to pools, parks, and other local venues.

 

Afterschool programming

  • Hours for afterschool for school-age children and teens are 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
  • During specific school holidays/closings dates, the hours will be extended to 9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. Full-year calendar will be provided to those attending.
  • Afterschool program is offered from August 23, 2021, through the end of the traditional school year 2022 (request local calendar).

 

Adult programming

  • Throughout the school year, adult program hours are 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., though hours may vary based upon events and activities. Summer hours will be scheduled prior to June 14.
  • Those attending will be provided with a calendar indicating program dates and times.
  • Participants will engage in activities such as cooking, health and fitness, and social and coping skills, and leisure activities, geared specifically to adult needs.

 

Contact Us

ASNC Social Recreation Center – Newport
113 Roberts Road
Newport, NC 28570
Phone: 252-658-3020
Fax: 252-565-0080
SRP_Newport@autismsociety-nc.org

 

Forms

Newport FAQ

Social Rec Interest Form

COVID protocols

Wilmington

With support from Trillium Health Resources, the Autism Society of North Carolina offers a variety of social recreation programs at our center in Wilmington. Our Social Recreation Program serves individuals ages 4-22 throughout the summer and school year, in addition to year-round programming for adults 18 and up.

Note about COVID-19: If you are interested in receiving services but are uncertain about returning to a group environment at this time, in-home or telehealth services may be available for you. Please contact us to inquire. We continue to maintain a reduced capacity and stringent screening and cleaning protocols to ensure everyone’s safety. See our COVID protocols form below for details.

About our Social Recreation Programs

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis throughout the year based upon program capacity. If our program is full at the time of application, and you are eligible for services, you will be notified of openings as they occur.
  • All participants must have an autism diagnosis to be considered for the program. See FAQ for requirements for diagnostic documentation.
  • All staff receive intensive, hands-on training, developed by professionals with extensive experience and knowledge working with individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities.
  • Staff-to-participant ratio ranges from 1:1 to 1:4 dependent on each participant’s needs.
  • Content is designed to increase social relationships and independence and includes structured recreational activities such as arts and crafts, music and movement, games, media, and outdoor fun.
  • Consistent attendance is expected. This ensures that our program is able to serve as many as possible. See attendance agreement form.

 

Summer programming

  • Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
  • Summer hours for 2021 begin June 14 and go through August 6.
  • May include off-site field trips to pools, parks, and other local venues.

 

Afterschool programming

  • Hours for afterschool for school-age children and teens are 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
  • During specific school holidays/closings dates, the hours will be extended to 9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. Full-year calendar will be provided to those attending.
  • Afterschool program is offered from August 23, 2021, through the end of the school year in 2022 (request local calendar).

 

Adult programming

  • Throughout the school year, adult program hours are 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., though hours may vary based upon events and activities. Summer hours will be scheduled prior to June 14.
  • Those attending will be provided with a calendar indicating program dates and times.
  • Participants will engage in activities such as cooking, health and fitness, social interaction and coping skills and leisure activities, money management. conflict resolution, safety skills, and job-readiness. All topics are geared toward unique needs of adults and strategies to teach each are based upon the needs and learning style of the participant.

 

Contact Us

ASNC Social Recreation Center – Wilmington
705 S. Kerr Ave.
Wilmington, NC 28403
Phone 910-782-3499
Fax 910-208-4100
SRP_Wilmington@autismsociety-nc.org

 

Forms

Wilmington FAQ

Social Rec Interest Form 

COVID protocols

Winterville

With support from Trillium Health Resources, the Autism Society of North Carolina offers a variety of social recreation programs at our Winterville center. Our Social Recreation Program serves individuals ages 4-22 throughout the summer and school year, in addition to year-round programming for adults 18 and up.

Note about COVID-19: If you are interested in receiving services but are uncertain about returning to a group environment at this time, in-home or telehealth services may be available for you. Please contact us to inquire. We continue to maintain a reduced capacity and stringent screening and cleaning protocols to ensure everyone’s safety. See our COVID protocols form below for details.

About our Social Recreation Programs

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis throughout the year based upon program capacity. If our program is full at the time of application, and you are eligible for services, you will be notified of openings as they occur.
  • All participants must have an autism diagnosis to be considered for the program. See FAQ for requirements for diagnostic documentation.
  • All staff receive intensive, hands-on training, developed by professionals with extensive experience and knowledge working with individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities.
  • Staff-to-participant ratio ranges from 1:1 to 1:4 dependent on each participant’s needs.
  • Content is designed to increase social relationships and independence and includes structured recreational activities such as arts and crafts, music and movement, games, media, and outdoor fun.
  • Consistent attendance is expected. This ensures that our program is able to serve as many as possible. See attendance agreement form.

 

Summer programming

  • Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
  • Summer hours for 2021 begin June 14 and go through August 6.
  • May include off-site field trips to pools, parks, and other local venues.

 

Afterschool programming

  • Hours for afterschool for school-age children and teens are 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
  • During specific school holidays/closings dates, the hours will be extended to 9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. Full-year calendar will be provided to those attending.
  • Afterschool program is offered from August 23, 2021, through the end of the school year in 2022 (request calendar from local program).

 

Adult programming

  • Throughout the school year, adult program hours are 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., though hours may vary based upon events and activities. Summer hours will be scheduled prior to June 14.
  • Those attending will be provided with a calendar indicating program dates and times.
  • Participants will engage in activities such as cooking, health and fitness, and social and coping skills, and leisure activities, geared specifically to adult needs.

 

Contact us:

ASNC Social Recreation Center – Winterville
4882 Reedy Branch Road
Winterville, NC 28590
Phone: 252-917-5987
Fax: 252-565-0159
SRP_Winterville@autismsociety-nc.org

 

Forms

Winterville FAQ

Social Rec – Interest Form 

COVID protocols