Ski Trip to Crested Butte and other upcoming events from Chapel Haven’s Recreation Program
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Ski Trip to Crested Butte and other upcoming events from Chapel Haven’s Recreation Program

The Chapel Haven Recreation Program has many exciting things planned this winter.

Best Buddies Night at TGI Friday

Chapel Haven’s Best Buddies program in collaboration with TGI Friday’s of Hamden will be holding a Fundraiser on
Wednesday, Nov 18th. Ten percent of the proceeds collected that evening will go toward our Best Buddies program! If you are looking for a great place to eat while at the same time contributing to this very popular program at Chapel Haven, please stop by TGI Friday’s at
2335 Dixwell Ave in Hamden. Students attending are asked to bring a minimum of $25 with them to cover their food, drink, & tip. Funds raised will help go toward special events that Best Buddies implements with our current students who participate in this program (theme nights, etc)

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Special Olympics Basketball Sign-Ups!

The Recreation Department will be holding Special Olympic basketball sign-ups from Tues, Dec 1-Friday Dec 11. We cannot accept any registrations after Dec 11! Cost is $110 to participate (checks made payable to Chapel Haven). REACH students should speak with their teachers if they would like to sign up. Community Members should call/see Mike V directly to sign up. Practices are schedules to begin on Sunday Jan 10th. We will leave Chapel Haven at 6:10 pm and walk over to Sheridan gym (down the street from CH). Practices will run until 8:30 pm.

Questions? Contact Mike V. at mverzella@chapelhaven.org.

Crested Butte Chapel Haven delegation
Ski Trip to Crested Butte Feb. 29-March 5, 2016!

Chapel Haven enjoyed a fun time skiing in beautiful Crested Butte, CO last year.

Chapel Haven enjoyed a fun time skiing in beautiful Crested Butte, CO last year.

Come spend a week in Colorado hitting the slopes! Whether you’ve skied before or this is your first time, you will spend a week that is sure to be a memorable one! Each participant will have their own personal “guide” who will be with you the duration of the trip, ensuring you get the most out of your skiing experience! Cost for this trip is $3100. Trip is on a first-come/first serve basis and is based on 4 participants.
This includes:
Round trip airfare
Round trip transportation to the airport and to the slopes once at Crested Butte
Two Chapel Haven Staff to accompany you on the trip
One-to-one Ski instruction from the Adaptive Sports Center at Crested Butte
All meals (Breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks) each day
Ski equipment
Lodging
Deposit for this trip in the amount of $1500 is due by Mon, Dec 28th Checks can be made out to “Chapel Haven” and given to Jeanne Jamieson in the accounting department. Once we receive your deposit, participants will be given a packing list and other important information about this exciting trip!

Questions? Contact Mike Verzella at (203) 397-1714, ext. 129, or mverzella@chapelhaven.org.

This has been a special needs program update from Chapel Haven. You may also click here to read the original article on the main program website.