Summer Camp Counselors Needed for Kids with Special Needs!

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The Barn at Spring Brook Farm

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Be a counselor (age 18 and up) or assistant counselor (13-17) for one to three weeks (one week minimum) at the Barn at Spring Brook Farm's Camp Geronimo, working one-to-one with a child with disabilities (campers age 6 to 12), have fun working with mini farm animals! Training provided, earn volunteer hours.

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About The Barn at Spring Brook Farm

Location:

350 Locust Grove Road, West Chester, PA 19382, US

Mission Statement

The mission of The Barn at Spring Brook Farm is to enrich the lives of children with disabilities by providing animal-assisted activities for the purpose of promoting knowledge, confidence, self-esteem and physical well-being.

Description

The Barn at Spring Brook Farm is located in West Chester, Pennsylvania and was founded for the purpose of providing animal-assisted activities for children with disabilities. Assistance animals include miniature horses, donkeys, goats, sheep and a rabbit.

The Barn's programs serve children with cerebral palsy, spina bifida, Down syndrome, cancer, blindness and deafness, autism and other conditions that qualify as special needs. Children can participate in activities by visiting The Barn on a regular weekly basis, by accompanying a school field trip or participation in summer camp.

The Barn is open Monday through Friday from 10:00 a,m. until 5:00 p.m. by appointment. Most volunteer opportunities are available during that time.

WHEN

Mon Jul 27, 2020 - Fri Aug 14, 2020
08:00 AM - 03:00 PM  

WHERE

The Barn at Spring Brook Farm360 Locust Grove RoadWest Chester, PA 19382

(39.91247,-75.6699)
 

SKILLS

  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Child Development
  • Outdoor Recreation

GOOD FOR

  • Teens

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 13
  • Orientation or Training

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