Opportunities at Spark!

Spark! Goes to the HOP

Each year through the Community Ticket Program created by the Hopkins Center for the Arts, the Special Needs Alliance receives a limited number of tickets to a special show at the HOP, stay tuned for information on the next show! To reserve your free tickets (available to anyone interested) please contact the Upper Valley Special Needs Alliance contact person at Global Campuses Foundation: 802-274-5680 or info@globalcampuses.org. All tickets are first come, first served!

Movie Night at Spark!

The first Friday of every month Spark! will feature a family friendly movie and serve a pizza dinner. These events are generously sponsored by the Couch Family Foundation. Stay tuned for what the movie of the month will be!

Musical Fun

Singing, karaoke, dancing, or just listen to your favorite tunes.  For more musical fun be sure to keep an eye on our Friday Fun Night events which often feature live music!

Gardening

Stop by Spark and help us maintain and tend our garden and plants and aquaponics tank. Check out our beautiful outside garden as well as our many indoor plants that all need regular maintenance, watering, and love. Ask the staff or volunteers on duty for more information and they will be happy to show you around.

 

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Science

IMG_20160708_192737861 IMG_20160715_123003Check out our events calendar for Friday Fun Nights featuring science activities! Can’t make it to our events? Feel free to ask the staff on duty to show you what we have and get you set up with a fun experiment!

Health and Fitness

Spark! offers a wide range of games and activities to help our participants get moving and feeling healthy. See other opportunities for some of our offerings, we also have a big outdoor field as well as plenty of room inside to play. Come down to Spark and enjoy anything from dancing to frisbee to Wii Bowling. Bring your friends! Also keep an eye out on our events calendar for Friday Fun Nights that incorporate health and fitness.

Environmental

Help the environment by getting involved with Spark’s recycling program. You can also learn more about “being green” in our gardening program. Watch our events calendar for Friday Fun Night events featuring environmental activities.

Life Skills

Spark! offers a variety of opportunities to practice and learn skills needed in every day life. Every day we offer games, puzzles,  and more to participants. Just ask a volunteer or the staff member on duty.  Some of what we offer includes:

2 TVs with Wii game consoles and variety of games                                                             Books                                                                                                         Full Kitchen                                                                                                 Computer lab with Wifi and Printer                                                                           Ping Pong & Pool Tables                                                                                   Tons of Board Games, Movies, and Puzzles!                                                                     Variety of outdoor games including: corn hole, volleyball, badminton, frisbee games, bocce ball, horseshoes, ring toss and more!

Employment Skills Consultation

Join Bonnie for a consultation and learn all of the skills necessary to get hired and keep a job! Learn how to create your resume, prepare for an interview, and get that job you want. Once you have a job now you have to keep it and Bonnie can teach you best practices in the workplace and how to be a great employee. Contact Bonnie Fields for more information and to schedule a consultation at Spark: bnnfields@comcast.net