Social Clubs

Specialized Recreation Services

Last Modified: January 08, 2013

Specialized Recreation Services offers three social clubs for individuals with developmental disabilities. The purpose of these clubs is to encourage the development of appropriate leisure/social skills and to perpetuate friendships.

Anyone in eligible to join the club that is age appropriate. All activities are voted on by the club and provide an opportunity for individuals to participate in age appropriate social activities. Participants should be able to provide all self-care and function independently on a 1 staff/chaperone to 4 participant ratio. Participants must have participated in another Specialized Recreation or Special Olympics program prior to travelling on a day or overnight trip (additional restrictions may apply).

All participants must have a current Participant Information Form on file. Additional forms or waivers may be required, depending on the type of activity.

Do not miss out on the most exciting activities of the year! Some previous activities have included

  • outings to sporting events (Hurricanes, Carolina Mudcats, various NCSU games, etc.)
  • dinner and a movie
  • theater events (Murder Mystery Dinner Theater, plays, etc.)
  • shopping excursions
  • Myrtle Beach trip, Baltimore/Washington DC trip
  • amusement park trips (Emerald Point, Carowinds, Busch Gardens), and many more!

Social Clubs

Adventure Club: Ages 15-24 years
Adventure Club members will work on money handling skills and appropriate community behavior in age appropriate settings.

Wildcats Club: Ages 25-34 years
Wildcats members will work on money management, community skills such as purchasing admission tickets and some activity planning.

Dragons Club: Ages 35 years and up
Dragons members will continue to develop appropriate social and community skills, while focusing on independent living skills.

For information on any of the above clubs or to be added to the mailing list, please contact the Club Leader, Stacie Madsen, at 919-996-2148.

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