Meet Santa While Supporting Children’s Programs at Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck

Monday, November 24, 2014

(Center Moriches, NY) — The Moriches Rotary Club will host “Breakfast with Santa” at Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck, located at 2 Chet Swezey Road on Sunday, December 7 from 9:00 a.m. to noon.

Santa will be on hand to celebrate the holiday season with all of his visitors, while Moriches Rotary Club members serve breakfast to children and their families. There will also be a grab bag and raffles for a chance to win prizes. In addition, Santa will bring his sleigh for his guests to ride on.

Tickets are $10 per adult, $6 for children under 12 and senior citizens. Pictures can be taken with Santa for $5 each. All proceeds will benefit Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck and the community projects of the Moriches Rotary Club.

“We are so excited to have Santa on hand to help celebrate the holiday season with our families and staff,” stated Tom Chieffo, President, Moriches Rotary Club. “We are counting down the days until he arrives.”

Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck is a resident summer camp serving children and young adults ages six to 21 with both physical and developmental special needs. Its mission is to help these children to achieve equality, dignity, and maximum independence through a safe and quality program of camping, recreation, and education. Throughout the program, campers participate in many activities, such as arts and crafts, talent shows, cook-outs, swimming and boating.

For more information call (631) 878-1070 or visit www.camppaquatuck.com.

Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck was created by members of the Moriches Rotary Club in 1946. Located on the shores of Kaler's Pond on eastern Long Island, Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck is funded entirely by donations and is a special place where children and young adults with physical and developmental disabilities can experience first hand the pleasures that an active life has to offer. Children participate in a wide range of activities specially designed for youngsters who are in wheelchairs as well as those who are ambulatory. These activities include swimming, boating, arts and crafts, petting zoo, talent shows, cook-outs, games and a Carnival Day. The program also provides educational activities in areas such as nature, arts, fire safety and communication skills