Due to COVID-19, we are unable to offer our traditional five week program at Gobin Church for the summer of 2020. However, we are currently designing a remote activity-based program that will be sent home each week for five weeks for the children enrolled in the program. This will include some virtual meetings and activities with our director and assistant director for children who have access to the internet. Students will not come to Gobin. The activities will be designed to be done at home with minimal parent/guardian support. For more information on the virtual program or to sign up, click here.
As well, if you would like to support the virtual program this summer, donations are welcome! Just click here, and select SEP from the fund tab.
For over three decades, the Summer Enrichment Program in Putnam County, a United Way agency, has provided a safe haven and a vital safety net for children with identified risk factors. For five weeks, approximately 65 children participate in various enrichment activities focusing on fine arts, science, sports, social skills and more. As well, each child receives breakfast and lunch daily along with a weekend food package to take home on Fridays.
An Education Director and Assistant Director, along with counselors and mentors, work in small groups with the participating children. Field trips are experienced to such places as the Indianapolis Zoo, the Peeler Art Museum, the Putnam County Museum, the Putnam County Library, the Greencastle Fire Dept. and many more. As well, the children receive swimming lessons and pool time through a partnership with the Greencastle Aquatic Center. The bonds created during the program are so strong that many mentors, counselors and children return year after year.
If you would like to support SEP or just learn more about the program, please contact Executive Director Misti Scott at (765)658-4336 or via email at email@example.com
SEP MISSION: To provide positive developmental, educational, recreational and social interventions to meet the needs of elementary school-aged children in Putnam County.