The Waverly Community House offers Camp Create, an annual, specialized, themed summer day camp for children with special needs. According to organizers, Camp Create is designed to engage children with special needs, including physical, cognitive and behavioral challenges. This year’s sponsors include the Margaret Briggs Foundation, Fibers of the Earth LLC, Gerrity’s Supermarkets, Lackawanna County, POSH at the Scranton Club, Walmart and an anonymous benefactor. Week one of Camp Create, “Traveling through Time,” will begin on Monday, Aug. 11, and week two, “Where the Wild Things Are,” will begin on Monday, Aug. 18. Tuition is $40 per week, per child, and scholarships are available. Call 570-586-8191, ext. 2 for more information.
From left: Eleanor Gwyn-Jones, co-chair of Mardi Gras Night, a fundraiser for Camp Create; Maria Wilson, executive director of the Waverly Community House; Michaela Moore, Camp Create director and Margi Gras Night co-chair; and Joshua Mast, co-owner of POSH at the Scranton Club. Proceeds from Mardi Gras Night were matched by POSH at the Scranton Club for the benefit of Camp Create.