There is always something going on at Paraquad. Take a moment and browse the listings below.

July 2015

Empowerment to Leadership Camp
When: July 6 – 10
Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Where: Paraquad, 5240 Oakland Ave., St. Louis, MO 63110
More information: Campers ages 10 to 17 will have a fun-filled week of exploring the history of the Independent Living Movement and learning about self-determination, self-advocacy and leadership while having the opportunity to make new friends and build social skills. Campers will learn about the history of the independent living movement, learn about their rights as people with disabilities, learn to talk about their disability comfortably, learn how their disability affects them, learn about accommodations and build social skills. Camp objectives will be met with games, crafts and playtime. Campers will have a chance to get out into the community and the opportunity to meet and interact with other young people with disabilities as well as adults who have disabilities. For more information or to register, contact Diane Wieland, Youth and Family Manager,at 314-289-4235 or dwieland@paraquad.org. The final date to register for camp(s) is Monday, June 1, 2015.

Self-Discovery Camp (IL 101)
When: July 13 – 17
Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Where: Paraquad, 5240 Oakland Ave., St. Louis, MO 63110
More information: Campers ages 14 to 21 will discover the history of the Independent Living Movement and learn about finding their own voice through advocacy. They will also develop communication skills, self-determination and build disability pride in a fun and safe way. Campers will learn about the Americans with Disabilities Act, learn about the history of the Independent Living Movement, learn about disability pride, learn about self-determination and learn about self-disclosure at work or college.This camp will include an opportunity for youth to get out into the community to practice their advocacy skills and grow more comfortable with who they are. For more information or to register, contact Diane Wieland, Youth and Family Manager, at 314-289-4235 or dwieland@paraquad.org. The final date to register for camp(s) is Monday, June 1, 2015.

August 2015

45th Anniversary Celebration
When: August 7
Time: 2 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Where: Sheldon Concert Hall

September 2015

2015 Accessible Ramp Building Project
When: September 23
Time: TBD
Where: Various locations
More information:

October 2015

Ability Fair
When: October 17
Time: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Where: St. Elizabeth of Hungary, 1420 S. Sappington Rd., St. Louis, MO 63126
More information: TBD

November 2015

2015 Shine the Light Awards
When: November 4
Time: 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Where: The Ritz-Carlton, 100 Carondelet Plz., St. Louis, MO 63105
More information: TBD

December 2015

No events scheduled.