Autism Play Groups Summer Programs

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Summer Play Groups

About Play Groups Programs

Summer programs are offered during  July and August yearly.

The programs are small, stable groups of no more than three children. The programs are offered for 4 consecutive days, Mondays through Thursdays, mornings or afternoons.

Summer 2021

Check back Spring 2021 for more information.


If you are interested in an ONline Play Groups program outside of BC please contact our office.


Summer Play Groups are comprehensive programs that focus on the development of the social, communication and peer play competencies of all the children participating. As part of the Summer Play Groups programs, we offer the following services:

  • Small stable groups of 2 to 3 children ages 5 to 14.
  • Four-day programs offered during mornings or afternoons
  • Virtual transition meeting with Master Guide prior to the program start
  • Sessions are designed around a specific play scheme
  • Sessions are tailored, incorporating the children’s specific affinities, as well as the social and communication goals.
  • Sessions are led by a highly trained Master Guide (virtual host).
  • Children receive pre-teaching materials to support their understanding of the play before the online sessions.
  • Session notes and data on baseline skills are recorded daily
  • A written camp report is provided to the family.
  • free Family Online Courses are offered to the family.


How to Register

 Take Our Free Online Family TrainingTake free family online course
Read Our Parent Handbook
Speak With Our Program Coordinator

Program Availability


Days Times Ages Start Date End Date Novice Player Expert Player
Information coming soon for 2021

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