Special Needs Community Events

ACT lists workshops and conferences in B.C. related to autism and other special needs that are provided by local agencies and organizations.

June, 2021


FSI Learning Explorations – What Families Need to Know When Hiring Respite Workers

Wednesday, June 23, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join Caitlin Goodsell on June 23rd  for What Families Need to Know When Hiring Respite Workers. Hiring a respite provider is not always as straightforward as it seems. In this session, we will explore the different ways of correctly hiring...

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Creative Us: Social-Emotional Learning Through the Arts (Summer Online Program 2021)

Wednesday, June 23 - Wednesday, August 11, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

“Creative Us” is about empowering people through self-expression and creativity and showing them how to process different emotions through Expressive Arts. Participants will learn social-emotional skills through the arts and will have a chance to create a sense of connectedness with...

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Brain Training Tuesdays @ Oak Learning Centre Vernon

Thursday, June 24 - Thursday, August 26, All Day
Vernon

Join Oak Learning Centre for Brain Training Tuesday this summer, featuring: Fun Science Activities Brain Ticklers Social games Word of the Day, and Snacks There is limited enrollment for morning and afternoon sessions available. Inquire today to learn more!

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Mini Golf @ Kelowna | Canucks Autism Network Family Experience

Sunday, June 27, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Kelowna

Looking for a tee-riffic time? Families from Parksville are invited to enjoy one-hour of free 18-hole mini golf at 19 Greens Putting Course and Mini Golf on Sun, June 27th between 10:00AM - 4:00PM. This all-ages Family Experience is for...

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Virtual Summer Camp@Home for Adults (Ages 19-49)

Monday, June 28 - Friday, July 2, All Day

Join us for a week of camp at home! Easter Seals Camp@Home is a unique camp experience that allows adults to have personal, genuine camp connections online. Through interactive, fun and social online activities and programs, campers of all abilities...

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HANG: LEGO Club – Kamloops

Monday, June 28, 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Kamloops

Join us for fun construction adventures building with everybody’s favourite building toy, LEGO! Our H.A.N.G. Lego groups start with a casual social check-in, then gently transition into the group session planning / problem solving process central to all H.A.N.G. sessions....

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HANG Eco Adventure Club Kamloops

Monday, June 28 - Monday, August 23, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Kamloops

Eco Adventures is a weekly program for youth ages 6-14 where participants explore different locations and outdoor activities around their community within our unique social skill building process. “Helping Adolescents / Adults Network and Grow” (H.A.N.G.) is a way for...

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July, 2021


Canucks Autism Network Summer Programming (In-Person & Virtual)

Thursday, July 1 - Tuesday, August 31, All Day

Canucks Autism Network (CAN)'s summer program guide is now available! Virtual programs for all ages for participants across BC Day camps for ages 7-12 in the Lower Mainland and Kelowna Monthly and weekly youth and adult programs in the Lower...

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Summer Social Groups for Girls [In-person in Cloverdale, Surrey & Virtually]

Thursday, July 1 - Friday, August 20, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Options for in-person (Cloverdale, Surrey) & virtually.  Groups meet weekly for 6 weeks. Fairy Friends: for younger girls Tuesdays at 4-5pm Girls Groups: for tweens Tuesdays at 5:15-6:45pm.  Virtually times/days to be determined Sister Squad: for teens Thursdays at 4-6pm....

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Math Matters Group – Summer Sessions @ Oak Learning Centre (Grades 3-8)

Monday, July 5 - Tuesday, August 31, All Day
Kelowna

Join Oak Learning Centre for Math Matters Group this summer, to learn mathematical concepts, solve problems, perform calculations with memory, logic and reasoning games & exercises. Sessions are available in July and August: Morning sessions are for Graces 3-5, Afternoon...

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Virtual Summer Camp@Home For Adults (Ages 19-49)

Monday, July 5 - Friday, July 9, All Day

Join us for a week of camp at home! Easter Seals Camp@Home is a unique camp experience that allows adults to have personal, genuine camp connections online. Through interactive, fun and social online activities and programs, campers of all abilities...

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Summer Day Camp – Eco Adventure Camp: Abbotsford (Group 1)

Monday, July 5 - Friday, July 9, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Abbotsford

Eco Adventure Camp!    (Ages 8-14) Eco Adventures Day Camp offers a fun outdoor pursuit each day of the week! Participants ages 8 to 14 will explore different locations and activities throughout their community in our small-group social skill building process....

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Summer Day Camp – Eco Adventure Camp: Prince George (Group 1)

Monday, July 5 - Friday, July 9, 9:00 am - 3:00 am
Prince George

Eco Adventure Camp!    (Ages 8-14) Eco Adventures Day Camp offers a fun outdoor pursuit each day of the week! Participants ages 8 to 14 will explore different locations and activities throughout their community in our small-group social skill building process....

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Summer Day Camp – STEAM Challenge: Agassiz (Group 1)

Monday, July 5 - Friday, July 9, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Agassiz

STEAM Challenge! (Ages 8-16) STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts & Math. Our STEAM Challenge Day Camps bring together these five disciplines to create active and inclusive learning opportunities that challenge participants mentally, while inspiring them socially. Building water...

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Summer Day Camp – STEAM Challenge: Cloverdale (Group 1)

Monday, July 5 - Friday, July 9, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Surrey

STEAM Challenge! (Ages 8-16) STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts & Math. Our STEAM Challenge Day Camps bring together these five disciplines to create active and inclusive learning opportunities that challenge participants mentally, while inspiring them socially. Building water...

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Free Summer Coding Classes for Youth – Info Session

Thursday, July 8, 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Does your child enjoy playing video games? Do you want them to spend less time playing this summer and more time learning (while also having fun)?  The C.O.D.E. Initiative has been around for the past 4 years teaching kids how...

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Outdoor Adventure Day Camp (Ages 19-49)

Monday, July 12 - Friday, July 16, All Day
Lake Country

Are you an autistic adult who would love to get outside this summer and enjoy the fun of summer camp? Join us at Camp Winfield in the Okanagan for a week of our Outdoor Adventure Day Camp where you can...

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Virtual Summer Camp@Home (Ages 6-18)

Monday, July 12 - Friday, July 16, All Day

Easter Seals Virtual Summer Camp is back! Easter Seals Camp@Home is a unique camp experience that allows for children, youth and adults to have personal, genuine camp connections online. Through interactive, fun and social online activities and programs, campers of...

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Summer Day Camp – Eco Adventure Camp: Agassiz (Group 1)

Monday, July 12 - Friday, July 16, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Agassiz

Eco Adventure Camp!    (Ages 8-14) Eco Adventures Day Camp offers a fun outdoor pursuit each day of the week! Participants ages 8 to 14 will explore different locations and activities throughout their community in our small-group social skill building process....

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Summer Day Camp – Eco Adventure Camp: Chilliwack (Group 1)

Monday, July 12 - Saturday, July 17, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Chilliwack

Eco Adventure Camp!    (Ages 8-14) Eco Adventures Day Camp offers a fun outdoor pursuit each day of the week! Participants ages 8 to 14 will explore different locations and activities throughout their community in our small-group social skill building process....

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