Community Support Services, Inc., Art360 brings art, learning, creativity and social inclusion full circle. This innovative new program will engage young adults in hands on, therapeutic, and social activities through the creative arts and the social atmosphere of the Chicago Zoological Society-Brookfield Zoo. The summer Art360 session will be a 10 week community based art program. Individuals will be able to observe various animals in their habitats, while enhancing social skills and discovering new forms of self-expression through art techniques. The program will culminate with individuals showcasing their works of art in a final exhibition. Art360 is geared toward teens and young adults between the ages of 15 - 25 with Intellectual/ Developmental Disabilities (I/DD). An activity fee of $25 per day applies. Grant funds may be available. For more information call (708) 354-4547 ext. 191 or email academy@CSSservices.org.
Who: Individuals with I/DD, must be living at home with parents & not receiving Medicaid waiver services.Ages: 15 - 25Dates: Thursdays: June 15 – August 24Artist Exhibition: August 31Time: 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.Fee: $25 per dayLocation: Chicago Zoological Society: Brookfield,3300 Golf Road, Brookfield IL 60513 and CSS Academy, 3732 Grand Boulevard, Brookfield, IL 60513