Summer Programs 2017

Event location:
IndependenceFirst
540 S. 1st Street
Milwaukee, WI 53204
 
Event date and time: June 12 from 1:00 PM to 6:11 PM
Programs for youth and adults with disabilities

SUMMER PROGRAMS 2017
Click here to view the Summer Programs flyer

Programs at a glance
Youth Leadership
Basic Money Management
Social Skills
Art Camp
Advocacy 101
Conflict and Anger Management
Home Management
Computers for Daily Living
Sex Ed Camp
GirlsFirst
My Brother's Keeper

All sessions are free and held at:
 
IndependenceFirst
540 S. 1st Street 
Milwaukee, WI 53204
(The Mequon session of the Youth Leadership Summit
will be held at the Mequon Nature Preserve)

To register for workshops or group, call 414-226-8375 V/Relay and leave your name, phone number and the workshops or groups that you would like to attend.
 

Schedule

June 12 – June 15 
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm 
Basic Money Management
(Julia and Mike)
 
June 19 – June 23 
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
End at 2:00 on Friday
Youth Leadership Summit - Milwaukee
(June Summit is Full - July Summit still has openings)
 
June 26 – June 30 
10:00 am – 12:00 pm 
Social Skills
(Tonya and Katrina)
 
July 10 – July 14 
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
End at 2:00 on Friday
Youth Leadership Summit - Mequon
(Must fill out application)
 
July 17 – July 21 
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm 
Art Camp
(Lauren and Harvey)
 
July 17, 19 & 21 
10:00 am – 12:00 pm 
Computers for Daily Living
(Gerald)
 
July 24 – July 28 
9:00 am – 1:00 pm 
Sex Ed Camp
(Grant and Kristin)
 
July 31 – August 4 
9:00 am – 12:00 pm 
Conflict and Anger Management
(Phillip)
 
July 31, Aug 2 & 4 
10:00 am – 12:00 pm 
Computers for Daily Living
(Gerald)
 
August 7 – August 11 
10:00 am – 11:30 am 
Home Management
(Tiffany)
 
August 7 – August 11 
1:00 pm – 2:30pm 
Advocacy 101
(Leah)

More Youth Offerings

GirlsFirst
Girls discuss topics such as self-esteem, body image, female friendships, family relationships, healthy relationships, and dealing with stress and dating.
Meets on Mondays from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
June 26 - August 7

My Brother’s Keeper
Boys discuss what it means to be a man, relationships and dating from a male perspective, friendship, conflict resolution, and dealing with family and stress.  
Meets on Mondays from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
June 26 - August 7

Jot It Down
Youth and young adults get together to support each other through creative writing and social inclusion.
Meets year-round every 2nd Friday of the month from 5:00pm – 7:00pm 

Click here to view the Summer Programs flyer


Reasonable Accommodations
IndependenceFirst is committed to providing the highest degree of accessibility when offering agency-sponsored events. Please notify Kathy Altman at 414-226-8331 V/Relay or kaltman@independencefirst.org with your disability-related accommodation requests two weeks before the start date of the workshop or group.  We will do our best to honor accommodation requests made after this date.

Environmental Chemical Sensitivities
For the safety and comfort of those with chemical and environmental sensitivities, IndependenceFirst requests that when attending agency-sponsored events, please refrain from using any perfumed products such as scented soaps, deodorants, perfumes, colognes and heavily scented fabric softeners. To maintain a smoke-free environment, please also refrain from smoking in paths of travel and doorways.
 

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