Youth

In an effort to better support the mission statement of the Down Syndrome Guild of Dallas ("DSG"), which is "to provide accurate and current information, resources and support for people with Down syndrome, their families and the community," all social programming events sponsored by the DSG will be offered to people with Down syndrome and their families. Social event attendees must be active members of the DSG and have a diagnosis of Down syndrome.

  • Cookies with Santa for Families with Children Ages 0-12
    Sat, December 10, 2016

    10:00 am – 12:00 pm
    Fellowship Bible Church
    9330 N Central Expy
    Dallas, TX 75231

    The Down Syndrome Guild invites families of children with Down syndrome ages 0-12 to join us for cookies and pictures with Santa.  Children will have the opportunity to decorate gingerbread man cookies and have their picture taken with Santa and Mrs. Claus. This holiday event is free of charge to all Down Syndrome Guild members and their immediate family.  Space is limited, so participants must RSVP with the number of adults and children to Samantha Escherich at samantha@downsyndromedallas.org or (214) 267-1374 no later than Friday, December 2, 2016.

  • SPARK! for Youth Ages 5-12
    Sat, January 7, 2017

    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    SPARK! Adventures In Creativity
    1409 S. Lamar St.
    Dallas, TX 75215

    Families with a child with Down syndrome ages 5-12 and their immediate family members, (parents and siblings), are invited to join us for an afternoon filled with creativity at SPARK! in Dallas.  The afternoon will be fun for all siblings and children, having freedom to explore by climbing, crawling and sliding through the 11,000- square-foot facility.  This creative space will allow children to embrace their imagination and creativity, learn about music through an instructor led activity and socialize with other children.  This afternoon will also allow parents to get to know one another and talk while their children play.  Space is limited and RSVP with the number of adults and children is required to Samantha Escherich at (214) 267-1374 or samantha@downsyndromedallas.org no later than Saturday, December 30, 2016.