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Hanover County Parks & Recreation Summer Youth Program

This PowerPoint will tell you everything you need to know about this fun summer camp including how to register for camp and how to obtain a Therapeutic Recreation Aide for your child with special needs.


Hanover County Resource List  

This is a listing of sporting/therapeutic opportunities, as well as, resources for assistive technology, funding, parent education/support, and information on transition services and post high school employment.

(Young Life for Students with Disabilities)

Being a teenager with special needs offers unique challenges for sure, but we believe you desire what anyone does...life lived to the full! That means full of social, emotional, physical, and spiritual experiences. At Hanover County Young Life's Capernaum Project, we offer tons of opportunities to have an amazing time with your friends during club, game nights...


A list of inclusive recreational activities in and around the Richmond area.

 Virginia Special Olympics

Special Olympics is a year-round international program of sports training and athletic competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. The program gives Virginia's athletes continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in the sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.


Upward Basketball/Baseball Challenger Division Flyer for 2013-14

Challenger baseball gives the opportunity for boys and girls with special needs, between the age of 5 and 16, to play a team sport in a structured, organized environment. The Upward Sports League seeks to develop character in every player by providing an equal opportunity for improvement, while stressing sportsmanship in every situation. Please call the Upward Hotline for more info at 746-8974, Option #1. Click here for answers to FAQs 


Atlee Little League Challenger Division Baseball

Mechanicsville Little League Challenger Division Baseball
The Challenger Division enables boys and girls with physical and mental challenges, ages 4-18, or up to age 22 if still enrolled in high school, to enjoy the game of baseball along with the millions of other children who participate in this sport worldwide. The Challenger baseball will help the players join their neighborhood friends and classmates in enjoying the full benefits of Little League participation in an athletic environment structured to their abilities. More than learning baseball skills, Challenger Divisions have been found to provide therapeutic and socialization benefits of participating in sports, the strengthening of participantís self-esteem, the opportunities to mainstream into other divisions of play, and the disciplines of team work, sportsmanship and fair play, which are hallmarks of our program.  Please come out and enjoy the fun with Mechanicsville Little League.  Online registration is now open on our website at mllball.orgSend questions to challengerdirector4district5@gmail.com

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