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.

Summer is just around the corner! See ACT’s 2022 Summer Camp & Activities page. 

August, 2022


City Adventure Day Camps (Kelowna)

Monday, August 1 - Friday, August 26, 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Join Us for City Adventure Day Camp! Campers travel together to and from activities, with the aim of helping each participant become more comfortable getting around and exploring the great things their city has to offer. Participants will interact with...

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Easter Seals Virtual Camp@Home

Tuesday, August 2 - Friday, August 5, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join us for Easter Seals Virtual Summer Camp 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 Camp: Week Five: STEAM Theme (Vancouver)

Tuesday, August 2 - Friday, August 5, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Vancouver

This World is Ours is offering summer day camps for youth ages 6-15 every week this summer. Each camp has its own unique theme. Register for full-day or half-day camps, with the option of adding extended hours until 6 pm....

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THRIVE – ADHD + Me Summer Camp

Tuesday, August 2 - Friday, August 5, 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Surrey

THRIVE is a unique camp that combines practical and engaging instruction and physical fitness, with the goal of teaching children diagnosed with ADHD to THRIVE! THRIVE was developed to give children with ADHD strategies and a greater understanding of their...

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Easter Seals Overnight Summer Camp (Squamish)

Thursday, August 4 - Tuesday, August 9, All Day
Brackendale

Join Us for Overnight Summer Camp! It’s the best time of year! Campers can explore and develop their abilities in a safe, warm, fun and supportive environment. A place where kids and adults with disabilities can just be themselves. Over...

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Easter Seals Overnight Summer Camp (Shawnigan)

Monday, August 8 - Friday, August 12, All Day
Shawnigan Lake

Join Us for Overnight Summer Camp! It’s the best time of year! Campers can explore and develop their abilities in a safe, warm, fun and supportive environment. A place where kids and adults with disabilities can just be themselves. Over...

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Easter Seals Virtual Camp@Home

Monday, August 8 - Friday, August 12, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join us for Easter Seals Virtual Summer Camp 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 Camp: Week Six: Space Theme (Vancouver)

Monday, August 8 - Friday, August 12, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Vancouver

This World is Ours is offering summer day camps for youth ages 6-15 every week this summer. Each camp has its own unique theme. Register for full-day or half-day camps, with the option of adding extended hours until 6 pm....

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Summer Day Camp – Culinary Kids! (Abbotsford)

Monday, August 8 - Friday, August 12, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Abbotsford

Culinary Kids! (Ages 6+)  The yummiest camp Pivot Point has to offer! Each day throughout this week long camp, our campers learn cooking, baking and kitchen skills as they plan and prepare many delicious recipes. Lessons on safety, recipe following, teamwork...

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Summer Day Camp – Eco Adventures! (Duncan)

Monday, August 8 - Friday, August 12, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Duncan

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 (Cloverdale)

Monday, August 8 - Friday, August 12, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cloverdale

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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PEERS Friendship Skills Bootcamp

Monday, August 8 - Friday, August 12, 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Surrey

PEERS is an internationally acclaimed program, used in over 35 countries and was originally developed at UCLA by Dr. Elizabeth Laugeson. Our PEERS Boot Camps are specifically designed to teach children important social skills and provide them with the opportunity...

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FSI Learning Explorations – Brothers and Sisters

Tuesday, August 9, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

SESSION INFO:  Growing up with a brother or sister with a disability involves some very strong feelings. The usual stresses, joys and fears experienced by brothers and sisters can be intensified in families where a son or daughter has a...

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Easter Seals Overnight Family Camp (Squamish)

Friday, August 12 - Sunday, August 14, All Day
Brackendale

Join Us for Family Overnight Camp! Get away for the weekend and enjoy outdoor, safe fun with your family. Take a dip in the pool, play games in the field, try the big swing, sing at the campfire and more....

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Easter Seals Overnight Summer Camp (Shawnigan)

Monday, August 15 - Friday, August 19, All Day
Shawnigan Lake

Join Us for Overnight Summer Camp! It’s the best time of year! Campers can explore and develop their abilities in a safe, warm, fun and supportive environment. A place where kids and adults with disabilities can just be themselves. Over...

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City Adventure Day Camps – Surrey

Monday, August 15 - Friday, August 26, 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Join Us for City Adventure Day Camp! Campers travel together to and from activities, with the aim of helping each participant become more comfortable getting around and exploring the great things their city has to offer. Participants will interact with...

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Summer Camp: Week Seven: Ocean Theme (Vancouver)

Monday, August 15 - Friday, August 19, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Vancouver

This World is Ours is offering summer day camps for youth ages 6-15 every week this summer. Each camp has its own unique theme. Register for full-day or half-day camps, with the option of adding extended hours until 6 pm....

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Summer Day Camp – Eco Adventures! (Abbotsford)

Monday, August 15 - Friday, August 19, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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 – Reading, Arts & Picnics! (Prince George)

Monday, August 15 - Friday, August 19, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Prince George

Reading, Arts & Picnics! (Ages 8-14) This day camp is designed for those who prefer a quieter slower pace! Each day, two staff meet up to 8 participants on location for their chosen activity. Participants bring their own lunch to enjoy at...

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Summer Day Camp – Steam Challenge! (Chilliwack)

Monday, August 15 - Friday, August 19, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Chilliwack

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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