Whitman: Recreation/Leisure

Special Olympics
Provides training and competition opportunities for developmentally disabled youth in 19 Olympic-style sports, including aquatics, athletics, bowling, gymnastics, soccer, etc.

Palouse Area Therapeutic Horsemanship (PATH)
Phone: (509) 335-1303
Provides therapeutic horseback riding sessions for adults and children with developmental physical, psychological or learning disabilities. Accredited by the North American Riding for the Handicapped Association. Part of WSU's College of Veterinary Medicine.

YMCA of WSU
Phone: (509) 335-3915
Administers many programs, including Big Buddy Program, Special Olympics, Youth in Government, and Teen Program.

Families Together/Kid Power
Phone: (208) 885-3930
Web: www.familiestogether.org
Monthly meetings with dinner and child activities provided.

Camp Fire USA Inland NW Council
Toll Free: (800) 386-2324
Serve children ages 3-5 years in Little Stars program and K-12th grade. Builds caring confident youth and future leaders. Programs for boys and girls include Club, Camp, Self-reliance, Teams, Action and School-Day-off (activities on school holidays and curriculum days).

4-H WSU Extension
Phone: (509) 397-6290
Web: www.whitman.wsu.edu
Serves boys and girls ages 5-19. Year-round skill enhancement including projects in recycling, animal science, cooking, sewing, rocketry and more. Tailored to suit individual interests.

National Youth Sports Program
Phone: (509) 335-1875
6-week summer day program on WSU campus emphasizing sports education and skill enhancement. Children must be at least 10 to participate.

Neill Public Library
Phone: (509) 334-4555 (ext. 258)
Email: youthser@neill-lib.org
Offers several literacy activities for children including Toddler Time, Preschool Story Time, and Summer Reading Club.

Pullman Parks and Recreation
Phone: (509) 334-4555 (ext. 258)
Offers everything from preschool and martial arts to dance, sports, and swim lessons. Serves community members from preschool through adulthood. Teen center.

Whitman County Parks and Recreation
Phone: (509) 397-6238
Provides activities such as youth soccer, sports camps, nature hikes at county parks, and programs at the Kamiak Butte Amphitheater. Brochure of published activities available on request.