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About UPClub!

To support people with Down syndrome to achieve their full potential in life.
Build skills for life, with people you know, in places you like to be.
Down Syndrome NSW is registered with the NDIA and managed by people with lived experience and over 20 years experience in delivering services focused on capacity and inclusion.

UP! Club Upcoming Programs and Events

UP!Club is a statewide social connection group for adults with Down syndrome.
We meet regularly to socialise, improve our living skills and check out what’s happening in the community.
We now offer a blend of both face to face outings in the community as well as online sessions via Zoom. Come and join us!

3 girls bonding at Up! Club

UP!Club Summer Camp 2022 – Registration of Interest

It’s back and better than ever!

This summer, our ever popular UP!Club Camp is open to people aged 16 years and over with Down syndrome.

With a focus on workshops, varied activities for all abilities, connecting with friends and lots of FUN, our UP!Club Camp 2022 is sure to be our best yet!

Our amazing camp program features:

  • Relationships workshop
  • ‘What I Love About Me’ workshop
  • Obstacle course
  • Sports and fitness activities
  • Yoga and meditation
  • Mindfulness workshop
  • Conversation skills workshop
  • Christmas themed arts and crafts
  • Morning walking group
  • Music and dance workshop
  • International Day of People with Disability celebration 

And of course, the best dance party everrrr with a fun Christmas dress up theme and prizes for best dressed, best dancer and more!
Every participant will get their very own awesome camp t-shirt and hat too!

UP!Club Camp 2022: All you Need to Know

When: Friday 2 – Sunday 4 December 2022

Where: Collaroy Centre (22 Homestead Avenue, Collaroy Beach, NSW 2097)

Drop Off: Friday 2 December 12pm at Central Station or 2pm at Collaroy Centre

Pick Up: Sunday 4 December 202212pm at Collaroy Centre or 2pm at Central Station

Who: Teens + Adults with Down Syndrome aged 16 Years and Over

Cost: $1,950 Friday to Sunday plus $35 each way for transport if meeting at Central Station as we have a private coach transfer and staffing

Includes: accommodation, meals, snacks, service costs, activities, workshops, camp t-shirt, hat.

For those bringing a support worker, the camp cost is reduced by $300. We will provide accommodation and meals for the support worker and kindly ask that they assist your loved one during camp. We will also continue to provide support.

Registration essential – Register your interest now, Camp will fill fast!

Questions? Ask Nikki on email upclub@dsansw.org.au 

How to join UP! Club

To particpate in UP!Club you will need:

  1. A current active membership with Down Syndrome NSW
    Please email or call 0298414444.
  2. A current signed UP!Club Participation Form
    Click here to download Participation Form
  3. UP!Club Service Agreement 
    Click here to download Service Agreement 

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