Arc West Central; Achieve with us.

Serving Becker, Clay, Douglas, Grant, Norman, Otter Tail & Wilkin counties. Arc Wesst Central 7 county region

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Arc West Central T-Shirts available!

Perfect for wearing to the dances, Arc Game & More, or anytime you like! Order form. Tangerine or bright orange.

Arc Events

Dances in Moorhead - 7:15-8:15pm, 2nd & 4th Monday of each month - September - May 8th. Ellen Hopkins Elementary, Moorhead. Come learn new moves prior to the January 8th dance (6:30)!

Arc Games & More, 6:30-8pm- 3rd Monday of month, Sep - May. December 18th - Hip Hop, Jan. 15th - Zumba, Feb. 19th - Love Bug Craft, March 19th - Rainbow Craft Night, April 16th, Floweinr Painting, May 21st - Science Fun

December 11th - Christmas Potluck. Christ the King Lutheran Church, 1900 14th St. S, Moorhead POSTPONED to Monday, December 11th.

February 2nd - Super Bowl dance. Fergus Falls. More details TBD.

February 12th, 7:15-8:30 - Valentine Dance. Moorhead Armory.

March 16th - Game Night. Trinity Lutheran Church, Fergus Falls. More details TBD.

Other Opportunities 

December 7th - Tip-A-Cop. Fundriaser for Moorhead Special Olympics. Boulder Tap House, Moorhead. 11:30am-1:30pm and 5:30-8:30pm.Star Wars: The Last Jedi

December 16 - Star Wars: The Last Jedi - Reel Movies for Real Needs (Sensory Modified Film) Series, Marcus Theatres, Fargo. For people with special needs; autism or other challenges; lower volume, lights up. Check theater for time.

December 19th; 6 pm. - 8 pm. Holiday Party! For Children with Special Health Care Needs, their family and friends. Dakota Medical Foundation (*Note change in location); 4141 28th Ave S, Fargo. Questions? email Tonya. Family Voices. Ferdinand

December 30 - Ferdinand - Reel Movies for Real Needs (Sensory Modified Film) Series, Marcus Theatres, Fargo. For people with special needs; autism or other challenges; lower volume, lights up.Paddington 2

January 13 - Paddington 2  - Reel Movies for Real Needs (Sensory Modified Film) Series, Marcus Theatres, Fargo. For people with special needs; autism or other challenges; lower volume, lights up. Check theater for time.Peter Rabbit

February 10 - Peter Rabbit -  - Reel Movies for Real Needs (Sensory Modified Film) Series, Marcus Theatres, Fargo. For people with special needs; autism or other challenges; lower volume, lights up. Check theater for time.

Black PantherFebruary 17 - Black Panther - Reel Movies for Real Needs (Sensory Modified Film) Series, Marcus Theatres, Fargo. For people with special needs; autism or other challenges; lower volume, lights up. Check theater for time.

Ongoing opportunities

Friday night Activity Center dances, 7-9pm, at RDJ Rec Center, 1104 2nd Avenue S, Fargo. $1.50 fee. 701-235-2444.

Cool Kids Club, September through May, every 3rd Friday of the month from 6:30pm-8:30pm is searching for a new home.

Jesus Cares Ministry. 6:30 pm - 7:30, 3rd Tuesdays of each month, September -May. Please sign up ahead of time. Ascension Evangelical Lutheran Church, Moorhead. jcm@ascensionmoorhead.org.

Triumphant Disability Ministry, designed to give students of all ages and abilities. Sundays 10:30AM-11:40AM, Triumph Lutheran Brethren Church, 2901 20th St. S. Moorhead.  Membership at Triumph not needed.

S.U.P.E.R. Adventures Thursday, an informal social group for children and young adults with disabilities. Typically from 6:30pm-8:30pm, but not always. Fargo Moorhead area. Year round.

Red River Valley Asperger-Autism Network sponsors "Game On" days, 6-9pm, on the first and third Mondays of each month, for Middle and High School; Ages 17 and up – Meets every fourth Monday. Section 9 Cyber Café, 1142 17th Street N, Fargo. rrvanndmn@gmail.com
Also sponsors Lego Group For Children and Teens- 3rd Saturday of each month - 9:30 -10:30, Olivet Lutheran Church, Fargo.

Fantastic Friends. 2nd Thursday of the month. Gigi's Playhouse, Fargo. Check out Gigi's Playhouse for ongoing activities for various ages.

ATA Tae Kwon Do Classes for kids on the autism spectrum. Mike Beyer 701-237-6800

Aktion Club - 1st Monday of each month, September-May, 6:30-7:30 - a community-service group for adult citizens living with disabilities. Aktion Club is sponsored by Kiwanis. Contact Barb Grabar. Fargo North High School.

4th Tuesday of Every Month - Ruby's Pantry FOOD DISTRIBUTION. Registration: 4:30pm, Distribution: 5pm-7pm. $20
Sponsored by M State Moorhead & First Congregational-UCC, Moorhead. 218-299-6839 or marisa.gonzalez@minnesota.edu
www.rubyspantry.org

Autism NOWAutism NOW Center - Webinar Archive. More information.

HealthMeet™ Launches Webinar Series
Join health experts every other Wednesday for free Webinars on a variety of health issues important to people with I/DD. HealthMeet™ is a project of The Arc, made possible by a grant from the Centers for Disease Control. Event Schedule. Previous sessions are archived.

Reel Movies for Real Needs (Sensory Modified Film) Series - 10:30, Marcus Theatres, Fargo. For families of children with special needs; autism or other challenges; lower volume, lights up. Check theater for schedule.

TNT Adult Fitness. Fargo

Participants enjoying events

"The Arc puts together great activities and a lot of fun gatherings for all ages!  We are thankful and thank filled that we have such a strong Arc group."
Diane Brendemuhl, parent
participants in Arc Activities

Support Groups

FM Autism Support Group
Rachel 701-371-7211
2nd Friday of the month, Fargo. https://www.facebook.com/FM-Autism-Support-Group-171027578792/?fref=ts

"A" OK Fergus Falls Area Autism Support Group Meets the 2nd Saturday of the month, 9:30-11am. Contact: Nicole 736-6189, Anne 998-3258, or Carrie 739-3590

FM Special needs support network -meetings 1st Thursday of each month, 6pm. Hope Lutheran Church South Campus.

Gigi's Playhouse

Gigi’s Playhouse Fargo. Calendar | Library list

Parent Professional Learning Network

Red River Valley Asperger Network/Support groups. Lunch & Learn series, 3rd Thursday of each month, Noon to 1:00 at Anne Carlsen Center, 4152 30th Ave, Suite 102, Fargo. RSVP required. Tuesday's Child Caregiver Support Group, 12-1pm, Olivet Lutheran Church, 1330 S. University Dr., Fargo

White Earth Autism Support Group (218) 983-3285 X 1201
3rd Tuesdays of the month

The Windmill Project
Mary Peterson
WindmillProject.org
Douglas County


Listing of community activities in the FM area, compiled by the Parent Involvement & School Age Disabilities workgroups of the Clay County Collaborative


Fargo Adaptive Programs - Adult. Youth.


Farm in the Dell. News. Farm in the Dell Community Supported Agriculture 2017.

HOPE, Inc.  year-round sports and recreation for children with mobility challenges
Adair Grommesh


Pacer Center STEM Program


Summer Camps

Camp Grassik - Applications now available for camping sessions at Elks Camp Grassick for summer 2017. Information and application. #701-327-4251 or email  grasbek@bektel.com

FASD summer camp scholarship
Summer Camp Scholarship Application

Pacer EX.I.T.E camp

Red Willow Bible Camp - Discovery Camp, Discovery Camp is a four day camp for adults (18 years of age or older) with physical and intellectual disabilities.

Arc West Central
810 4th Ave. S, #134
Moorhead, MN 56560
218-233-5949
1-800-411-0124
Fax 218-233-0853
arcwcm@702com.net

Fargo Area 6 Special Olympics


MN Special Olympics/
Area 4 Special Olympics

Area 4

State Competition

Athlete Application and Consent Forms

Moorhead
Wayne Brendemuhl, Diane Brendemuhl. Moorhead Athlete Registration Form.
Facebook.

Alexandria Lakes Area:
Karyn SportelKari Tomoson.
Facebook. Young Athletes/ Unified Juniors

Breckenridge Community:
Amanda Hinrichs

Detroit Lakes Area:Krysta Lipton

DGF - school-based:Brittany Kuehl

Fergus Falls Community:
Cate Walz
Fergus Falls Junior Team:
Dawn Birch

Morris Community Prairie Stars
Cindy Solvie

Pelican Rapids Special Olympics Karli Kirkwood

Perham
Corinne Schattsneider

PINECONES IndependentJerilyn Skjegstad

Wheaton Area Special Olympics Mary Armstrong


Minnesota Special Hockey - athletes with a developmental disability

Muskies Special Hockey, Alexandria Sue Prettyman Justice

Minnesota Wild Special Hockey-Moorhead/Fargo, Moorhead Jackie Beedy


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