St. Lawrence NYSARC Offers Maple Vacation for People with Disabilities


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - St. Lawrence NYSARC, a private, non-profit organization committed to maximizing the potential of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, announced that a special “Maple Madness” vacation will take place at Dodge Pond, located in Fine, N.Y., from March 21-23, 2014.

This relaxing Adirondack retreat runs for three days/two nights and seeks individuals interested in the ultimate maple experience. Vacationers will participate in activities including: cooking with maple products, sap collection, snowshoeing, ice fishing and learning how to make syrup. Maple Madness will have daily classes and authentic maple products that are prepared on-site.

Dodge Pond vacations offer attractive itineraries providing people with choices to create a relaxing and engaging experience. These specialized vacations provide people with disabilities a fun retreat with the benefit of attention from a highly trained staff. The activities are as lively or calm as the guest prefers. Watch for details on upcoming summer vacations!

Dodge Pond is owned and operated by St. Lawrence NYSARC. The rustic setting is composed of 300 acres of woodlands, including a large spring fed pond suited for many forms of wildlife. Dodge Pond has been offering programs for twenty five years to adults and children with developmental disabilities.

The Maple Madness vacation cost is $300 per person and is all inclusive for accommodations, meals, snacks, entertainment, and supervision. Space is limited, so call today to reserve a spot! To register or learn more about Dodge Pond Vacations:, 315-848-2336, or find us on Facebook.

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About St. Lawrence NYSARC:
St. Lawrence NYSARC exists as a non-profit membership association dedicated to full inclusion and integration for persons with intellectual and other developmental disabilities within our communities. The Agency’s mission is to offer individuals and their families an opportunity to achieve self-determined goals and provide life-long learning opportunities.

Michelle Quinell-Gayle
Assistant Executive Director of Community Relations
St. Lawrence NYSARC

February 28, 2014