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Find camps geared towards kids with Autism listed below

Kinark Outdoor Centre

Looking for a special needs camp? Consider Kinark Outdoor Centre: a co-ed traditional camp for kids with Autism.



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Autism camps focus on helping and understanding kids who are autistic or who have other autism spectrum disorders.

At these specialised camps, autism is understood fully by professionally trained staff and counselors and autistic kids' get the summer camp experience that will help them develop. Autism camps are specially known for developing social skills to help autistic children practice specific social skills within the context of a play group, field trip, or activity. At these camps, autistic children can make friends and participate in various helpful social activities. A group made up of other children on the autism spectrum enables all members to learn and practice social skills without fear of rejection or ridicule. Aerobic exercises such as running, cycling or dancing also contribute to cardiovascular fitness.

Monitored activities like camping, swimming, arts and crafts and other projects are available too. Some autism camps offer backpacking, cross-country skiing and canoeing for the children. Such camps give a boost to the self-esteem and confidence of affected children. People with autism may find that outdoor recreation clubs provide opportunities for good friendships as the members engage in structured, social situations and perform recreational activities that they love.

Kids camps for autism are ideal for any family dealing with an autistic child, as children here participate in a wide variety of activities in a very supportive environment. The schedule, activities and envirnonment are all tailored to the child's needs and encourage group play and social interaction.

Learn more about autism

Autism is a developmental disorder that appears in the first 3 years of life. This disorder affects the brain's normal development of social and communication skills. Ourkids.net offers extensive resources for parents and families dealing with autism, including a look at autism and ASD, a list of autism schools as well as a very similar list of autism camps.

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  • STEAMlabs
    A hi-tech maker space for curious hands-on kids. We use the latest tools and technologies, like 3D printing and laser cutting, to help your child bring their ideas to life.

    Downtown West, Toronto

    Education (multi)
    • Ages 7 to 17
    • Coed
    • Program
    from $15/session
    sessions & dates
    Program Coed 15 7-17 0 Downtown West, Toronto
    YMCA Cedar Glen
    Give your child an experience they will never forget! YMCA Cedar Glen is an outdoor day camp just north of Toronto in King Township. Located on 263 acres, all programs are supervised by highly trained YMCA staff.

    King

    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 4 to 16
    • Coed
    • Day Camp
    from $210/session
    sessions & dates
    Day Camp Coed 210 4-16 1 King
    Room for Learning
    We provide education/special education, behaviour, and assessment services to children and youth of all abilities.

    South Annex, Toronto

    Education (multi)
    • Ages 2 to 21
    • Coed
    • Program
    from $50/session
    sessions & dates
    Program Coed 50 2-21 2 South Annex, Toronto
    Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes
    Dream big for learning--a few weeks of instruction can change learning for life!

    Don Mills, Toronto

    Academic/Tutoring: Instructor lead (one on one)
    • Ages 4 to 100
    • Coed
    • Program
    from $125/session
    sessions & dates
    Program Coed 125 4-100 3 Don Mills, Toronto
    Science Timmins
    Founded in 1969, Science Timmins Inc. is a non-profit, charitable organization run by volunteers and governed by a community-based Board of Directors.

    Timmins Cochrane - Iroquois Falls

    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 2 to 17
    • Coed
    • Program
    from $20/day
    sessions & dates
    Program Coed 20 2-17 4 Timmins Cochrane - Iroquois Falls
    Magical Horses Summer Camp for Kids & Teens
    A small low ratio horse camp, set on a farm in the Ottawa Valley that will nurture your child’s interests. With a natural and holistic approach we can be flexible to your child’s special requirements and personality.

    Eganville

    Sport: Horseback Riding/Equestrian
    • Ages 9 to 14
    • Coed
    • Overnight Camp
    from $990/session
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Camp Coed 990 9-14 5 Eganville
    Camp Kodiak
    An integrated residential summer camp for children & teens with and without ADHD, LD, and high-functioning ASD. We provide a social skills program, academic program and 50+ activities.

    Parry Sound

    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 6 to 18
    • Coed
    • Overnight Camp
    from $4,475/session
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Camp Coed 4475 6-18 6 Parry Sound
    Taylor Dance Centre
    TDC has been home to young & talented dancers for over 35 years. This Family owned and operated Dance Studio and Competitive Company is proud to offer professional dance training to dancers of all ages.

    Bendale, Toronto; Ajax

    Dance (multi)
    • Ages 1 to 18
    • Coed
    • Program
    from $12/month
    sessions & dates
    Program Coed 12 1-18 7 Bendale, Toronto, Ajax
    Oxford Learning High Park
    Oxford means a personalized learning experience for your child. Brain Camps explore creative themes through engaging activities and field trips. Tutoring takes a fun turn. Our students are excited to learn!

    Bloor West Village, Toronto

    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 4 to 10
    • Coed
    • Day Camp
    from $300/week
    sessions & dates
    Day Camp Coed 300 4-10 8 Bloor West Village, Toronto
    Camp Wanapitei
    Overnight wilderness canoe-tripping camp based in Northern Ontario, paddling Ontario, Quebec and the Territories. A strong tripping program is complemented by caring staff, community focus and a diverse in-camp program.

    Temagami

    Adventure: Wilderness Out-tripping
    • Ages 7 to 18
    • Coed
    • Overnight Camp
    from $725/week
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Camp Coed 725 7-18 9 Temagami
    Airborne Trampoline Woodbridge
    Jump through summer with Airborne's Summer Trampoline Classes & Day Camps. Camp includes trampoline lessons and games, arts and crafts, games and movie room, daily outings, and a trip of the week.

    Newmarket; Vaughan

    Sport: Trampoline
    • Ages 3 to 80
    • Coed
    • Program
    from $149/session
    sessions & dates
    Program Coed 149 3-80 10 Newmarket, Vaughan