Events Calendar

Sep
29
Tue
What about Me? Tips for Raising Siblings of Children with Disabilities @ Zoom
Sep 29 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
WisconSibs and St. Francis Children’s Center present a two-part series for parents on how to support our typically developing children.

Parents want to do their best for all of their children, but sometimes they are uncertain how when they have a child with disabilities and also “typical” children. This two-part Zoom meeting will provide parents with insights and ideas for raising children who are growing up with their siblings with disabilities. What’s fair? What’s right? What about Me?

Part 1 – Sept 29 – Harriet Redman, founder and Executive Director of WisconSibs will share her personal experiences and insights working with siblings for over 20 years.

Part 2 – October 6 – A panel of adults who have siblings with disabilities will reflect on growing up with a sibling with disabilities and their advice to parents.

Your registration is good for both sessions.  CLICK TO REGISTER

Sep 29, 2020 06:30 PM   and   Oct 6, 2020 06:30 PM
Oct
6
Tue
What about Me? Tips for Raising Siblings of Children with Disabilities @ Zoom
Oct 6 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
WisconSibs and St. Francis Children’s Center present a two-part series for parents on how to support our typically developing children.

Parents want to do their best for all of their children, but sometimes they are uncertain how when they have a child with disabilities and also “typical” children. This two-part Zoom meeting will provide parents with insights and ideas for raising children who are growing up with their siblings with disabilities. What’s fair? What’s right? What about Me?

Part 2 – October 6 – A panel of adults who have siblings with disabilities will reflect on growing up with a sibling with disabilities and their advice to parents.

(Part 1 held September 29. You can attend Part 2 even if you missed Part 1.)

Your registration is good for both sessions.  CLICK TO REGISTER

Oct 6, 2020 06:30 PM
Oct
28
Wed
Drive-thru Trunk or Treat @ Palisades Park
Oct 28 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Looking for a fun-filled Halloween activity?

SOAR Fox Cities and WisconSibs are bringing this spooktacular event to people with disabilities, their siblings, and families — right to your car door!

That’s right! This drive-thru event will allow trick or treaters with disabilities and their siblings to drive through our happy haunting ground to gather tricks and treats!

As you enter the park, you will be greeted by spirited individuals eager to spread some Halloween entertainment. Costumed characters will hand you treats and you don’t even have to leave your car!

Are you ready to help us Creep it Real this Halloween? Advance registration is required. Register by October 15.

MORE INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION FORM

Jul
19
Mon
SibDays of Summer 2021 @ Plamann Park
Jul 19 @ 10:00 am – Jul 23 @ 3:00 pm

SibDays of Summer – July 19-23, 2021

This high energy day-camp for siblings ages 6-12  is held at Plamann Park just north of Appleton. Each day is packed with activities, including swimming, arts and crafts, hikes and hunts, games, carnival and playground fun. PLUS—siblings have the opportunity to share and celebrate the challenges and joys of being a sibling. We will have cruising through the week having fun with our 2021 theme “Sibling Cruise”.

 All campers start the first day at the Chris Brandt shelter. Older campers expand into their own shelter part of each day.

10am-3pm daily
Sign up for 3 or more days.
$40 per day* or $175 for all 5 days **

SibDays directors are trained WisconSibs Sibshop facilitators.  Campers especially enjoy their teen and young adult small group leaders, many of whom also have siblings with special needs. Space is limited to 45 campers.

*Campership grants are awarded, as funds are available, to families needing assistance. For information, check the financial assistance box on the enrollment form found in this brochure.

** Check with your case manager to learn if your county will pay some or all of the fee for this sibling respite program.

DOWNLOAD SUMMER BROCHURE

Plamann Park—1375 E Broadway Dr, Appleton: From
HWY 41, exit Ballard Rd., go north 2.2 miles, turn left on Broadway to park entrance. Follow signs to your WisconSibs event.