Echo Enrichment Center

a place for all ages and abilities

            On The Weekends, Teens And Adults Who Are Differently Able Converge On The Center For Friendship, Art, Music, Time In The Community, Dances And Trips In Our Van. 

             Classes Workshops And Events Run Throughout The Year Meeting The Needs Of Indiviuals Looking To Gain Independance, See Old Friends, Meet New Friends And Practice Social And Life Skills. 


      We Offer A Saturday Program That Has An Art Component, A Social Component And Physical Activity Each Week. We Attend Local Community Events To Put Those Life Skills To Use. The Group Has A Voice In The Planning Of Our Saturdays Together.

They Enjoy Brainstorming Ideas For Art Activities. They Also Make Suggestions For Community Events Happening In Town That We Should Attend. The Group Supports Program Participants By Attending Some Of The Activities (Special Olympics, Performances And Fundraisers) They Do Outside Of The Center. Once A Year, The Saturday Artists Create An Art Exhibit To Be Displayed At The Burlington Public Library. Parents, Friends And The Public Are Invited To The Opening Reception In Honor Of The Artists.Students Register For A 10 Or 12 Week Session Of Saturday Art From 9am-2 pm. We Run Art Sessions In Fall, Winter, Spring And Summer.


       Saturday Evenings Are For Themed Socials. These Are Held Most Saturdays From 7:00-10:00 PM Throughout The Year. Some Of Our Favorite Themes Are Karaoke, Bingo, Games Night, Line Dancing, Movie Night, Performance Night, Name That Tune, Trivia, and Comedy Night. Why We Can Even Celebrate A Birthday. This Program Gives Busy Families A Pick And Choose Option. RSVP And Attend A Few Or All Of The Socials That Are Of Interest.

       Twice A Month, Our 15 Passenger Van Heads Out For A Community Outing. 

We Pair Well Thought Out Activities With A Delicious Meal (No Fast Food Here).

It's A Wonderful Opportunity To Experience Musical Performances, Plays, Creative Workshops, Sporting Events, Recreational Activities and Educational Activities. Our Restaurant Choices Provide Fresh And Health Consious Options. We Skip The Soda But Will Enjoy A Dessert Later In The Day When Time Permits. Past Trips Have Been Into Boston To See The Lion King And Jersey Boys. Merrimack College Has Offered Trips To See A Division 1 Hockey Game, Their Jazz Band, Concert Band And Chorus.

We Visit Traveling Exhibits At The Science Museum, Take The Duck Tour, Disney On Ice, Clay Dreams For Ceramics, Movies, Bowling, Mini Golf And Factory Tours. These Trips Are Registered On A Pick And Choose Basis. The Van Fills Quickly, So If This Sounds Like Fun, We Suggest Making A Quick RSVP When You Receive Notice Of An Upcoming Trip!


For More Information About The Teen And Adult Programs, Refer To The Heading Titled "More" For Specific Program Listings And Registration Information.