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Summer Retreat

Wellness G.I.F.T.S.

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Wellness G.I.F.T.S. 7531 County Route 13 BathNY  14810
Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Wellness G.I.F.T.S. 7531 County Route 13 BathNY  14810

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What's Included

Friday nights we have a campfire with s’mores and on Saturday nights the children enjoy a pizza party and DJ dance party while their parents enjoy a VIP dinner of their own. Afterward, the campers take part in the ever popular annual Talent Show. Recreational Activities are held at Hickory Hill Family Camping Resort, integrating campers and retreat participants. Planned activities include arts & crafts, wagon rides, bingo, sports games, talent shows and more. Recreational facilities include two swimming pools, mini-golf course, kids fishing, playground, basketball court, volleyball, horseshoes, Frisbee golf, badminton and hiking trails.

About This Organizer

Wellness G.I.F.T.S., a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization, operates a Camping Retreat Program that “Gives Inspiration For The Soul” to families who have members with special needs.  The camping retreats focus on families who have individuals with developmental disabilities, of any age, living at home with their parents or caregivers. Retreats provide educational, therapeutic and recreational activities for the entire family. 

Respite care is provided to caregivers, giving them an opportunity to  “get a break” from the daily challenges of caring for a family member with special needs while finding support with other caregivers.


While there are many services for children with special needs, many families wait lengthy periods of time to connect with those services. Additionally, many services are paring down on what they can offer families for support. Retreats with Wellness G.I.F.T.S. provide parents the opportunity to find support and education related to accessing services in their communities, and to help build a strong network of peer support. 

Organizer Info

  • Wellness G.I.F.T.S.

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Wellness G.I.F.T.S. 7531 County Route 13 BathNY  14810
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