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.

July, 2019


Summer Crew

Monday, July 8 - Friday, July 12, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Burnaby

Give your kids this unique opportunity to spend a week with peers of all abilities! Camp is for children ages 7-13 and runs Monday to Friday from 10am  - 3pm at a 4:1 ratio. Registration is open to everyone. Pick-up...

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Summer Jamboree

Tuesday, July 9 - Thursday, August 22, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Vancouver

Another year has passed and it’s time to sign up for another summer of fun! Jamboree is an amazing opportunity for children on the Autism spectrum to gain experiences and engage in opportunities in a wide range of social and...

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Glamour Girls – Girls Only Camp

Tuesday, July 9 - Thursday, August 22, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Burnaby

Once again we will be offering a girls only summer camp! This day camp is an opportunity for girls to form new friendships while taking part in fun activities. Attendees will get to participate in activities such as a hair...

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Summer Social Sprouts 1 – Surrey

Monday, July 15 - Friday, July 19, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Surrey

This fun, interactive class for kids aged 4-6 will follow the Social Thinking curriculum. Kids will learn 5 lessons in Part One of Social Explorers through stories, games and crafts. Topics covered include: thinking thoughts and feeling feelings, the group...

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Summer Social Saplings 1 – Surrey

Monday, July 15 - Friday, July 19, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Surrey

Social Saplings is about developing social skills, regulation and social thinking in children ages 7-11. This is a great program for kids who have trouble socially and have mild anxiety. Our classes are small and an interview is conducted beforehand...

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CAN Relay 4 Autism

Saturday, July 20, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Burnaby

The first-ever CAN Relay 4 Autism will invite families, supporters and the general public to walk/run around the Swangard Stadium track in support of Canucks Autism Network! Taking place Saturday, July 20th from 10am-3pm, this FREE family-friendly outdoor event will also...

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August, 2019


Summer Social Sprouts 2 – Surrey

Monday, August 12 - Friday, August 16, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Surrey

This fun, interactive class for kids aged 4-6 will follow the Social Thinking curriculum. Kids will learn 5 lessons in Part Two of Social Explorers through stories, games and crafts. Topics covered include: flexible thinking, size of the problem, hidden...

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Summer Social Saplings 2 – Surrey

Monday, August 12 - Friday, August 16, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Surrey

Social Saplings is about developing social skills, regulation and social thinking in children ages 7-11. This is a great program for kids who have trouble socially and have mild anxiety. Our classes are small and an interview is conducted beforehand...

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Summer Crew

Monday, August 19 - Friday, August 23
Burnaby

Give your kids this unique opportunity to spend a week with peers of all abilities! Camp is for children ages 7-13 and runs Monday to Friday from 10am  – 3pm...

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LEGO Assisted Social Skills Camp

Monday, August 26 - Friday, August 30
Delta

Our LEGO assisted social skills camp will take place the last week of August from 10-2 at the George Mackie Library in North Delta. We will have freestyle and structured...

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