A spectrum of inclusion support for children/youth with disabilities, in most Parks & Recreation activities depending on participant’s needs (must request at least 2 weeks in advance). Specialized recreation programs, adapted to suit the needs of children and youth with disabilities, includes emphasis on social skills, sensory needs and fun!
Blue Ribbon Youth Leadership Institute seeks to provide youth with leadership skills necessary to become servant leaders in their communities, to make meaningful contributions to their communities and to empower them to be advocates for change.
The YMCA uses day camp, team leadership activities, and a variety of sports and aquatics to build character, self-confidence, and leadership in children. The YMCA seeks to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.
This multipurpose recreation center offers an indoor pool, gymnasium, climbing wall and meeting room. Outside are basketball and bocce ball courts, playground, Gene Strowd Community Rose Garden with gazebo, compost demonstration site, walking trails and picnic tables. Outside areas on first come basis. Inside areas can be rented.
Extraordinary Ventures is a non-profit that employs adults 15 and up with mental disabilities. Extraordinary Ventures has several business models that employ and sustain a litany of mentally handicapped people. Extraordinary Ventures, Inc. is a nonprofit that provides employment and social opportunities to adults with developmental disabilities.
We inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running. Through a combination of running, group activities, individual goal setting, and a community service project, girls are taught values that lead to a confident sense of self.
IYF is a mix of undocumented and documented youth from all over Carrboro and Chapel Hill, North Carolina. We aim to provide supportive and safe place that you can come to when you are in need. We are committed to action and change, by keeping a vigilant eye on laws being passed that affect our community.
In the fall of 2011, the founders of Triangle Bikeworks partnered with several organizations including, the Carrboro Bike Coalition and the Town of Carrboro Recreation and Parks to hold the first ever Kidical Mass event in North Carolina. Since that first successful event we’ve held it each spring and fall.
Outdoor experiences and discovery in the natural world are fundamental to children’s learning, well-being, creativity and health. By providing quality indoor and outdoor learning environments, we give children the structures they need to explore, discover and learn.
Nathan Ligo founded “The Society for the Betterment of the Human Condition through the Training, Instruction and Propagation of Budo Karate” in 1999. Ligo Dojo of Budo Karate (a d.b.a. name for the same 501.c.3 nonprofit) opened its first dojo (karate school) in Durham in 2006 and a second one in Chapel Hill in 2011. Our dojos are open to the general public and membership fees are on a sliding scale. We utilize grant funds to support our general mission and youth outreach.