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Bergen County Wildcats Program

Bergen County Wildcats Program

The Bergen County Wildcats Program is a team of special needs athletes ages 8 and above, from around the Bergen County, NJ area. These athletes compete in a variety of Special Olympics sports including volleyball, floor hockey, bowling, basketball, softball and bocce. The athletes participate in the Special Olympics NJ Fall Festival, Floor Hockey Finals and Summer Games. During the various seasons, the athletes practice at area locations and then compete on weekends against other Special Olympics NJ teams. Games are usually held Princeton and Trenton areas.

The primary goal of the Bergen County Wildcats Program is to have special needs athletes participate with a team and compete with other teams. This participation increases self-esteem and independence and gives the athletes a true sense of belonging. The program is staffed by trained volunteers and dedicated parents.The Bergen County Wildcats Program funded through two annual fundraisers and donations from businesses, individuals and groups.

The Bergen County Wildcats Program is a NJ non-profit charitable organization under section 501(c)(3) of the IRS. All donations are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law.

Age Groups
  • Children
  • Adolescents
Community Services
Arts & Recreation
Health Services
Intellectual and Developmental Needs

Last Updated: 12/21/20