Gears 2019...a summer exploration experience for students


As a student with only one or two years of high school left, you are the ideal candidate for this summer day camp. It's time for you to start gearing up for your future! Discover the opportunities United Disability Services has to offer!

Spend one week with us, Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.- 1 p.m., at the location of your choice:

June 17-21 July 8-12 July 29-August 2
UDS Akron UDS Kent UDS Twinsburg
701 S. Main St. 1010 W. Main St. 10735 Ravenna Rd.
Akron, OH 44311 Kent, OH 44240 Twinsburg, OH 44087

There is no charge to attend Gears but you must pack a lunch and provide your own transportation each day.

Gear up for a week of...
-Engaging in fun activities that build peer relationships and social skills
-Discovering your strengths, preferences, interests and needs - today and for the future
-Identifying personal, vocation and programmatic goals for life after high school
-Exploring the service options that UDS has to offer:
Vocational Services (employment skills and readiness program)
SociAbilities (therapeutic social/recreation/educational program)
BraVo! (personal/skill development through community volunteerism)
Community Employment Services (community assessment and employment)

All camp activities will take place at the location you choose.

Camp staff members are experienced employees of United Disability Services who have received certification through the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities. Please call in advance to discuss individuals who require physical, medical or behavioral accommodations.

Contact us online for more information.