At the order of Governor Tom Wolf, The Arc of Chester County Preschool, ABBLES, Adult Transportation Services & Recreation events suspended until further notice. The agency will continue to operate, however effective immediately we will not hold meetings at our office or allow any visitors to come to our facility until further notice.

The Arc of Chester County is closely monitoring the changing and evolving information regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. We are working around the clock to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all those we serve in The Arc community. Our Program Directors are working closely with their teams to continue offering the uninterrupted services and assistance our population relies on, especially those with disabilities. We are following the directives issued by the Center for Disease Control (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO), the US Department of State, and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The Arc will continue monitoring advisories and government directives as they relate to the pandemic and keep you posted of any changes. Stay safe and be well.

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Safari & Teen Camp

The Arc of Chester County’s Camp Safari is a special place for children between age 4 to 12 to experience outdoor activities regardless of disability. Teen Camp is open to teens age 13 to 21.

Both camps offer:
  • New experiences and fun with peers
  • Activities including fishing, canoeing, swimming, sports, crafts, and nature study
  • Respite for family members and caregivers

Teen Camp and Camp Safari will run from August 19 – 23, 2019, and will operates from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm each day. Each camper has a one-on-one  staff member to camper ratio. Additionally, a nurse will be on site. All staff and volunteers are supervised by the Family Support Services Manager of Community Based Services.

Click here for this year’s sign-up form. 

Parents of children receiving funding through the Chester County Department of Mental Health/Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities are encouraged to contact their  school district or supports coordinators for funding for Camp Safari and Teen Camp. Private pay options are available for children not receiving county or school funding.


Program Supervisor:
Lori Meyers