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Friday, June 28, 2019
10:30 am12:00 pm
South Rigby Park
Mighty Mites Summer Event

Come join us for a fun morning of painting and playing at the park. Light snacks and drinks will be provided. This event is for children with Down Syndrome ages 2-5 years old and their parents.
This event is free for registered member of EIDS.
We can not wait to see you there!

Thursday, July 11, 2019
6:00 pm8:30 pm
Idaho Falls- Tautphaus Park – Shelter 1
Fun Fearless Photos

Come join EIDS for an Ice Cream Social and family pictures. We will have photographers taking pictures of families and children to give to the families and to display on EIDS’s website and social media (if you give permission!).The photographers are donating their time and we will email pictures to parents after the event. This event is free for registered members of EIDS. This is going to be a fun event you won't want to miss!

Monday, July 15, 20198:30 amFriday, July 19, 20195:00 pm
Mountain View Event Center in Pocatello
iCan Bike

Come join in on the biking fun! We are very excited to offer the iCan bike program in Eastern Idaho! This is a week long bike camp for people with special needs (8 years old and over) to learn how to ride a bike. At the camp there will be specially trained coaches to help the kids and adults with special needs learn how to ride a bike. The participants will start on adaptive bikes and transition to traditional two-wheeled bikes as they progress. The child or adult needs be under 220 lbs and have at least a 20” inseam. One parent/guardian/caretaker is asked to stay with their child/adult during the session. Each participant will come for 5 days in a row (July 15th-19th) during the same session each day. There are 5 sessions available (see the list below). Each session can only have 8 participants. Registration is first come first served. Once all spots are filled a waiting list will be started and you will be notified if a spot becomes available.
Session #1: 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Session #2: 10:05 am – 11:20 am
Session #3: 11:40 am – 12:55 pm
Session #4: 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Session #5: 3:35 pm – 4:50 pm
The cost is $149 per participant for members of Eastern Idaho Down Syndrome Family Connect and $199 for non-members (regular price). For those on medicaid or Katie Beckett Family Directed DD services the entire cost of the program can be reimbursed. Contact Andrew at activities@easternidahodownsyndrome.org for more information on the reimbursement.

Wednesday, August 7, 2019
5:00 pm9:00 pm
Rexburg Rapids
EIDS Rexburg Rapids Night

EIDS Members and friends come join us for a fun evening of barbecue and swimming. This event is for individuals with Down syndrome and their families. Your children may bring a friend and CSWs are welcome. We will barbecue hamburgers and hotdogs from 5 to 6 pm and then swim in Rexburg Rapids from 6 to 9 pm. The dinner and swimming are free.

Saturday, August 24, 2019
Snake River Landing
Dash for Down Syndrome Race

Dash for Down Syndrome race aims to raise funds and awareness for the Eastern Idaho Down Syndrome Family Connect organization, as well as provide for a day of celebration for the local Ds community and their families. The day includes 10K and 3.21 mile races, as well as a 1 mile fun run/walk at Snake River Landing in Idaho Falls. Don't miss it!

  • Dash for DS
    Dash for DS
  • EIDS Hand
    EIDS Hand