Summer registration now open!

IMAGE Summer Connect
Harford County Program
Registration NOW OPEN!
Join us for an exciting summer of Connect!
Step outside of your comfort zone this summer with Connect. Engage with others in fun activities and outings while exploring self awareness and increasing opportunities for socialization, self advocacy and independence.
The summer session will take place on select Tuesdays from 5:30-7:30pm
(see dates below)
Program Cost: $75.00 for the five week session
Session Locations and Activities TBD
(Locations in Harford County)
Tuesdays 5:30-7:30pm
June 11, 25
July 16, 23
August 6
*After reserving your spot with payment you will receive a confirmation with link to complete registration.
*Please note that payments will not be received at the time of the program.

Save the Date!

Save The Date! Fall 2019 Season 

IMAGE Teens & Young Adults at The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore 

Workshop 1 @ IMAGE: Wednesday, September 11th from 6-8pm
Volunteer Disability Awareness Update and Shadow Day @ The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore Saturday, September 14th 9-2pm
Workshop 2 @ IMAGE: Wednesday, September 18th from 6-8pm 
Six Week Session Begins for Selected Zoo Partners: Week of September 21th-week of November 13th. This includes one 1.5 hour session a week working on grounds with a paired zoo volunteer. These sessions will take place based on individual schedules as communicated by both selected partner volunteers and the zoo volunteers they are paired with.
Registration will open at the end of July! 
About the Zoo Partners Program:
The Zoo Partners program is a collaborative program between The IMAGE Center, Towson University and The Maryland Zoo in which teens and young adults with disabilities are given the
opportunity to build prevocational skills through volunteer experiences.
These experiences are designed in a six week session to help individuals explore personal abilities, challenges and skills related to personal independence and development needed for future successful employment and life opportunities.
Please direct any questions to
Jessica Leone
Director for Teen and Young Adult Programs at The IMAGE Center

Summer events Baltimore County/Whitemarsh

Join Us for Summer Daytime Connect Sessions!
The Connect program is designed to empower young adults to achieve skills of self advocacy, build opportunities for self exploration and increase skills for increased independence.
Connect will kick off it’s summer session in Harford County on Thursday, June 21st and will take place on select Tuesday and Thursdays from 6-8pm at various locations throughout the county.
All sessions will center around critical skills for independent living including safety awareness, communication and socialization, relationship building, healthy living, time management, money management, meal preparation and decision making.
Get ready to live fearlessly this summer by exploring new places, trying new things and meeting new people. This will be a summer program that you do not want to miss!
Connect Daytime Session Dates
Wednesday, July 18th 10-1pm
Thursday, August 23rd 10-1pm
*Registration cost for both sessions is $30*
Daytime sessions will take place at THE AVENUE in Whitemarsh Baltimore County.

Summer Events in Harford County

Be Fearlessly You This Summer!

The Connect program is designed to empower young adults to achieve skills of self advocacy, build opportunities for self exploration and increase skills for increased independence.
Connect will kick off it’s summer session in Harford County on Thursday, June 21st and will take place on select Tuesday and Thursdays from 6-8pm at various locations throughout the county.
All sessions will center around critical skills for independent living including safety awareness, communication and socialization, relationship building, healthy living, time management, money management, meal preparation and decision making.
Get ready to live fearlessly this summer by exploring new places, trying new things and meeting new people. This will be a summer program that you do not want to miss!
Connect Summer Session Dates
Thursday, June 21st 6-8pm
Tuesday, July 10th 6-8pm
Tuesday, July 24th 6-8pm
Thursday, August 9th 6-8pm
Tuesday, August 21st 6-8pm
*Registration cost for all 5 weeks is $75*
Session locations will take place at various locations throughout Harford County.

 

Special Four Part Program Series Event with Love Evolution Yoga Studio

Exploring Self-Awareness Through Mindful Movement

Join The IMAGE Center at Love Evolution Yoga Studio for a fun and enriching four part program series EXPLORING SELF-AWARENESS THROUGH MINDFUL MOVEMENT.

Designed to encourage teens and young adults with disabilities to explore self-awareness and develop self-empowerment. Each session utilizes simple techniques for mindful thinking and movement that can be carried through to daily living. Spacing is limited to teens and young adults between the ages of 14-25. Session cost is $15 per participant and covers one 45 minute program session.

Exploring Self Awareness Through Mindful Movement

Session One

Date: Tuesday, April 24th

Session Time: 6:45pm-7:30pm

Click here to register!

A book series I love and find very helpful by Karissa Phillips

https://www.facebook.com/ChickenSoupfortheSoul/

Chicken Soup for the soul makes books on all kinds of topics. They are true stories written by a group of people who have experience those things, they have 101 short stories in each book!! They topics can range from silly stories to more serious one’s such as disability. I always feel better after I read a Chicken Soup book!!