Social Wellness Nights

This program is designed to foster positive interactions, promote mental well-being, and encourage healthy socialization. Through a variety of activities and engaging programs, participants will experience a supportive community where they feel valued and included. Activities are thoughtfully chosen to provide a safe and engaging environment for children to connect, have fun, and learn important social skills.

About the Event

Our Social Wellness Nights are tailored for children in grades K-5 and are curated to foster positive interactions, promote mental well-being, and encourage healthy socialization. Through a variety of activities and engaging programs, we aim to create a supportive community where every child feels valued and included. Session activities incorporate team-building activities, a movement break, and an art project. Pizza and drinks will be provided.

What to Expect

  • Engaging Activities: Our dedicated staff will lead participants in a range of fun activities, including games, arts and crafts, video shorts, and more. These activities are designed to promote teamwork, creativity, and self-expression.
  • Positive Peer Interactions: Children will have the opportunity to interact with peers in a supportive and inclusive environment. Our staff members will facilitate activities that encourage collaboration, communication, and friendship-building.
  • Mental Health Awareness: Alongside the fun-filled activities, we will incorporate discussions and resources to raise awareness about the importance of mental health and well-being. Through age-appropriate conversations, children will learn valuable strategies for managing emotions and coping with challenges.
Why Social Wellness Matters

Social wellness is a crucial aspect of a child's overall development. By fostering positive social interactions and providing opportunities for peer connections, we can enhance children's self-esteem, communication skills, and emotional resilience. Additionally, promoting mental health awareness from a young age helps to reduce stigma and encourages open dialogue about feelings and emotions.

Join Us

We invite all youth in grades K-5 to join us for MaineStay's Social Wellness Nights. Whether your child is looking to make new friends, unleash their creativity, or simply have a great time, our event offers something for everyone. Together, let's empower our youth to thrive socially and emotionally! The fee for each session is only $5 for residents and $15 for non-residents (space permitting) and includes pizza, drinks, and all materials. A discount will be automatically applied for parents registering multiple children at the same time.

Dates

  • June 26, 2024 - 6-7:30 pm
  • July 23, 2024 - 1-2:30 pm
  • August 16, 2024 - 3-4:30 pm
Register Online

For more information, please contact Summer Zumbrock at szumbrock@mainetown.com or 224-257-4863.