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Program Details


Activities Offered
  • Bowling
  • Camp
  • Hiking
  • Various Sports
  • Accessible by Public Transportation: No

  • Transportation Provided by the Program: Yes

    At most camps, public transportation is provided


Socialization/Recreation Programs:
This program provides opportunities for handicapped individuals to participate in a wide variety of Social/Recreational activities. Emphasis is on community-based activities such as...

  • swimming
  • bowling
  • walleyball
  • movies
  • sporting events, and an ever-expanding menu of opportunities suggested by the participants.
Transportation is available for most S/R activities.

Summer Vacation Program:
The summer camp/shore vacation program provides an age-appropriate social/recreational experience for children and adults. Our traditional camp program is offered in three weekly sessions and provides an opportunity to participate in...
  • swimming
  • arts and crafts
  • sports
  • music
  • hiking, and other camp activities in a park-like setting in Lehigh County, PA.

Our vacation program at the New Jersey shore is offered in five weekly sessions. We have designed a beach vacation with activities that may include trips to Atlantic City, Wildwood, beaches, the boardwalk, and other activities requested by the participants.

Special vacations program:
As an extension of our S/R and Camp Programs, Helping Hands coordinates special vacations at the request of our clients. Past trips have included cruises to the Caribbean, Mexico, New Orleans, and a trip to Disney World. Agency staff, volunteers, and the participants work to raise the funds necessary for these trips through a variety of fundraising.