Extra Special People, Inc. : Upcoming Events

  • Oct 4, 2018
    Posted by: Haley Lacuesta

    10 Ways to Dress Down for Down Syndrome

    Every year, around 6,000 babies in the United States are born with Down syndrome according to the Center of Disease Control. It is one of the most common chromosomal disorders in the country, affecting thousand...
  • Sep 19, 2018
    Posted by: Haley Lacuesta

    Big Trail & Tug 2018 Recap

    The Muddy Path To Victory Despite earlier threats of heavy rains brought by Hurricane Florence, ESP held its Big Trail and Tug event on Sunday, September 16 at Camp Hooray. In f...
  • Sep 11, 2018
    Posted by: Haley Lacuesta

    The Ultimate Guide To Big Trail & Tug 2018

    There are just six days and counting until the 2018 Big Trail & Tug; an event that the ESP community has been patiently waiting for over a year. After a cancellation of last year’s competition due to Hurrica...
  • Apr 2, 2018
    Posted by: Katelynn Thomas

    Why Ashley Jumped

    Why Ashley Jumped Many amazing individuals in the community register to participate in Big Jump to help send children of all abilities to ESP summer camp. Last year, one of these superstar individuals was Ashley Gunter! ...
  • Mar 12, 2018
    Posted by: Grace Zeitlin

    History of Big Jump

    History of Big Jump: An Interview with ESP Executive Director, Laura Whitaker Laura Whitaker, M. Ed., began her relationship with Extra SpecialPeople, Inc. by working as a counselor and, subsequently, a leadership team mem...
  • Mar 5, 2018
    Posted by: Katelynn Thomas

    Big Hearts 2018: How it all came together!

    There are not enough words in the world to say how thankful we are for our Bold ESP community. With a community as strong as ours, there is no way that we can fail. Big Hearts could not have been done with just o...
  • Jan 19, 2018
    Posted by: Katelynn Thomas

    Big Hearts FAQ

    With Big Hearts just 3 weeks away, there may be a few questions floating around about this unique event. We have compiled a list of frequently asked questions in order to clear up any last minute confusion and to...
  • Dec 12, 2017

    Big Hearts: The Most Heartwarming Night of the Year

    Vanessa Lawrence was picking up her son Charlie from camp this summer when he asked, “Mom, if I didn’t have braces on my legs, would I still get to come to camp?” Surprised, Vanessa, said “I’m not sure, probably not.” Charl...
  • Nov 17, 2017
    Posted by: Katelynn Thomas

    What is ESP Thankful for?

    What is ESP Thankful for? One of the greatest joys in life is to make someone else smile. Seeing the bright smiling faces of children enjoying their youth makes all of the effort and energy worthwhile. At ESP, we are focusin...
  • Oct 15, 2017
    Posted by: Katelynn Thomas

    Falling for Festive Activities

    Falling For Festive Activities What fam-tastic events do you have planned for this season? Now that fall is finally here, there are so many opportunities for family fun! Whether your family  prefers indoor projects or outdoo...