Better Together

Programs

Elementary

Friends at Home

Friends at Home pairs teenage volunteers with children with special needs for weekly play dates. Friends at Home is based on the belief that everyone deserves to have a friends. These children have many adults and professionals in their lives, but they are missing one important thing that the teen volunteers happily provide: friendship.

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Sports & Swim Fall/ Winter Session

Sports and Swim gives the children an opportunity to excel in their swimming skills as well as instill independence and confidence as they enjoy time in the pool and participate in a variety of professional sport activities. Each month the focus will be on the rules and skills of sports.

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Winter Camp

Friendship Circle's camp offers children a chance to build true friendships with their one-on-one teen volunteers as well as their peers. Each action packed day will be filled with stimulating, therapeutic, and fun activities such as music, science, art, sports,trips and indoor fun.

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Summer Camp

Friendship Circle's camp offers children a chance to build true friendships with their one-on-one teen volunteers as well as their peers. Each action packed day will be filled with stimulating, therapeutic, and fun activities such as music, swimming, art, sports,trips and outdoor water fun.     Daily Trips: Monday August 27- Turtle Back Zoo Tuesday August 28- Asbury Park Mini Gold & Silverball Pinball Wednesday August 29- Crystal Springs Water Park Thursday August 30- Planetarium, Ocean County...

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Sunday Circle Fall/ Winter Session

Sunday Circle is 2 hours of non-stop fun and engagement under the guidance of an experienced teacher and with the help of our teen buddies. Our participants are divided into various rooms according to age and needs. They are exposed to a number of different social activities while interacting with their teen buddies. Each Sunday the groups will have Music Therapy and additional electives such as yoga, zumba, martial arts and more.   This program has been partially sponsored by The Jewish Federation in...

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Sports & Swim Winter/Spring Session

Sports and Swim gives the children an opportunity to excel in their swimming skills as well as instill independence and confidence as they enjoy time in the pool and participate in a variety of professional sport activities. Each month the focus will be on the rules and skills of sports.

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Sunday Circle Winter/Spring Session

Sunday Circle is 2 hours of non-stop fun and engagement under the guidance of an experienced teacher and with the help of our teen buddies. Our participants are divided into various rooms according to age and needs. They are exposed to a number of different social activities while interacting with their teen buddies. Each Sunday the groups will have Music Therapy and additional electives such as yoga, zumba, martial arts and more.       This program has been partially sponsored by The Jewish...

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Social Circle

Social Circle is a time to hang out and have fun with peers in different settings around town. This is a relaxed and community setting to practice our social skills.  

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Torah Circle

Join us for an exciting new initiative this year- Torah Circle! For a 5 week session, learn about different  Jewish topics such as holidays and Torah portions, in a fun, relaxed and social environment.

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