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Buddy Up Life Skills

Buddy Up Life Skills Program provides opportunities for our Athletes ages 14+ with tangible skills necessary for employment, volunteer opportunities, and a sense of independence in adult life. We combine our proven learning environment with specific field experts to create a pathway for individuals with Down syndrome to thrive and become meaningful members of society.

Buddy Up Life Skills programs are currently preparing curriculums in Communication, Cooking, Home Alone Safety,/Babysitting, Finance, and Technology, each having defined beginners, intermediate, and advanced skills and competencies that are observable and able to be documented that can align with 3rd party certifiers or by certifications created by Buddy Up For Life. Classes are in a pilot phase for Columbus Athletes with plans for further offerings in 2022.

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“Cooking for Life is more than just, cooking recipes. The Culinary Chef partnered with the Buddy Up for Life team creates the perfect learning environment for my Athlete. It is a hands on skills based class teaching kitchen safety, cooking methods and meal preparations.  The Life work activities outside of class are a fun and engaging way to retain the newly learned skills as well!”
~Columbus Athlete Parent
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Location & Contact

Location

Currently in Columbus, OH Only

Buddy up For Life, Inc Office. 8000 Walton Parkway  New Albany OH 43054

Contact Information

Allison@buforlife.org

For questions or further inquires, please contact your local Connections Facilitator via email.

Schedule

Program Meeting

Paired Athletes and Buddies meet weekly.

 

Winter 2021 Session

1:00 -2:30 on Saturdays January 23-March 27

REGISTRATION

ATHLETES

Session Cost*: $100

*You may pay online for the entire session or pay at the door per clinic or entire session.

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