ABA Summer Programs

Join us for an unforgettable summer at Surrey Place with services for children and teens with autism, led by our expert team.

Funding options: OAP/AccessOAP funding (childhood budgets, interim one-time funding, core clinical services), insurance, charitable funds, out-of-pocket

Show summer programs for ages:

Unsure which service to choose?

Our programs cater to a variety of skill levels, ensuring there’s a perfect fit for your child’s unique talents. To discover the right programs, please download our Summer Program Map.

Ages 3-5

Summer Level 2


ABA Adventure Camp

Summer Camp Level 2: Your child is learning to communicate using single words or two-word phrases.

ABA Adventure Camp is an opportunity for your child (aged 3-5) to engage in recreation, outdoor play and local outings while learning to communicate with more single words and short sentences.

Show/Hide Goals, Prerequisite Skills & Schedule

Is your child ready to increase vocabulary, group readiness skills and social interaction while experiencing the joy and adventure of summer camp? If yes, ABA Adventure Camp is for you! Get the delights of summer camp with the clinical support to help your child thrive!

Funding options: OAP/AccessOAP funding (Childhood Budgets, Interim One-Time Funding, Core Clinical Services Funding), insurance, charitable funds, out-of-pocket

Unsure which service to choose?

Our programs cater to a variety of skill levels, ensuring there’s a perfect fit for your child’s unique talents. To discover the right programs, please download our Summer Program Map.

This camp is at a similar skill level to school-year offerings like Social Stars, Getting Ready for Group and Getting Ready for School.

Sample Goals

The types of goals that your child may target in this group include:

  • Independently ask for 5-10 different items using single words, picture or sign
  • Transition between group activities with 1 prompt
  • Tolerate sitting in a circle for 5 minutes
  • Follow a visual schedule using First-Then
  • Demonstrate turn taking with a peer

Prerequisite Skills

Who should register?

Your child meets the prerequisite skill requirements if they:

  • Can request 5 or more items using single words, pictures or sign.
  • Can be understood by a new person.
  • Respond to their name.
  • Use words in context and with intent. Example: Saying the word “fork” when sitting at the table or saying “dog” when they see a dog.
  • Can repeat single words at least 80% of the time.
  • Can follow simple instructions such as “Sit down”, “Come here” or “Stop”.
  • Can participate in a group lesson for at least 5 minutes.

Who is not a fit?

Your child may not meet the prerequisite skill requirements if they:

  • Do not communicate using single words, pictures or sign.
  • Communicate fluently using back and forth conversation. Example: “My favourite colours are blue and purple. What about you?”
  • Speak in full sentences. Example: “I don’t want to go to the park today because we were there last week.”
  • Can ask “wh-” questions (who, what, where, when and why) independently.
  • Have dangerous behaviours towards themselves, teachers or peers that result in cuts, bruises, emergency calls or hospital visits. For behaviours that prevent group participation, consider 1-to-1 FBI or Full Day ABA. For new or escalating, high-risk behaviour, Urgent Response Services may be appropriate.

Schedule

SCARBOROUGH
(10 Milner Business Ct., Suite 102)
ABA Adventure CampJuly 29 – August 2, 2024
Monday – Friday (5 days)
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (3 hours per day)$2,550 (including tax)Register
DOWNTOWN TORONTO
(2 Surrey Place)

ABA Adventure CampAugust 19 – August 23, 2024
Monday-Friday (5 days)
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (3 hours per day)$2,550 (including tax)Register
ABA Adventure CampAugust 26 – August 30, 2024 Monday-Friday (5 days)9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (3 hours per day)$2,550 (including tax)Register

ABA Adventure Camp


Summer Level 2

Your child is learning to communicate using single words or two-word phrases.


ABA Adventure Camp is an opportunity for your child (aged 3-5) to engage in recreation, outdoor play and local outings while learning to communicate with more single words and short sentences.

Show/Hide Goals, Prerequisite Skills & Schedule

Is your child ready to increase vocabulary, group readiness skills and social interaction while experiencing the joy and adventure of summer camp? If yes, ABA Adventure Camp is for you! Get the delights of summer camp with the clinical support to help your child thrive!

Funding options: OAP/AccessOAP funding (Childhood Budgets, Interim One-Time Funding, Core Clinical Services Funding), insurance, charitable funds, out-of-pocket

Unsure which service to choose?

Our programs cater to a variety of skill levels, ensuring there’s a perfect fit for your child’s unique talents. To discover the right programs, please download our Summer Program Map.

This camp is at a similar skill level to school-year offerings like Social Stars, Getting Ready for Group and Getting Ready for School.

Sample Goals

The types of goals that your child may target in this group include:

  • Independently ask for 5-10 different items using single words, picture or sign
  • Transition between group activities with 1 prompt
  • Tolerate sitting in a circle for 5 minutes
  • Follow a visual schedule using First-Then
  • Demonstrate turn taking with a peer

Prerequisite Skills

Who should register?

Your child meets the prerequisite skill requirements if they:

  • Can request 5 or more items using single words, pictures or sign.
  • Can be understood by a new person.
  • Respond to their name.
  • Use words in context and with intent. Example: Saying the word “fork” when sitting at the table or saying “dog” when they see a dog.
  • Can repeat single words at least 80% of the time.
  • Can follow simple instructions such as “Sit down”, “Come here” or “Stop”.
  • Can participate in a group lesson for at least 5 minutes.

Who is not a fit?

Your child may not meet the prerequisite skill requirements if they:

  • Do not communicate using single words, pictures or sign.
  • Communicate fluently using back and forth conversation. Example: “My favourite colours are blue and purple. What about you?”
  • Speak in full sentences. Example: “I don’t want to go to the park today because we were there last week.”
  • Can ask “wh-” questions (who, what, where, when and why) independently.
  • Have dangerous behaviours towards themselves, teachers or peers that result in cuts, bruises, emergency calls or hospital visits. For behaviours that prevent group participation, consider 1-to-1 FBI or Full Day ABA. For new or escalating, high-risk behaviour, Urgent Response Services may be appropriate.

Schedule

SCARBOROUGH
(10 Milner Business Ct., Suite 102)
ABA Adventure CampJuly 29 – August 2, 2024
Monday – Friday (5 days)
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (3 hours per day)$2,550 (including tax)Register
DOWNTOWN TORONTO
(2 Surrey Place)

ABA Adventure CampAugust 19 – August 23, 2024
Monday-Friday (5 days)
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (3 hours per day)$2,550 (including tax)Register
ABA Adventure CampAugust 26 – August 30, 2024 Monday-Friday (5 days)9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (3 hours per day)$2,550 (including tax)Register

Ages 6-9

ABA Adventure Camp


Summer Level 2

Your child is learning to communicate using single words or two-word phrases.


ABA Adventure Camp is an opportunity for your child (aged 6-9) to engage in recreation, outdoor play and local outings while learning to communicate with more single words and short sentences.

Show/Hide Goals, Prerequisite Skills & Schedule

Is your child ready to increase vocabulary, group readiness skills and social interaction while experiencing the joy and adventure of summer camp? If yes, ABA Adventure Camp is for you! Get the delights of summer camp with the clinical support to help your child thrive!

Funding options: OAP/AccessOAP funding (Childhood Budgets, Interim One-Time Funding, Core Clinical Services Funding), insurance, charitable funds, out-of-pocket

Unsure which service to choose?

Our programs cater to a variety of skill levels, ensuring there’s a perfect fit for your child’s unique talents. To discover the right programs, please download our Summer Program Map.

This camp is at a similar skill level to Early to Intermediate Communication and school-year offerings like Social Stars, Getting Ready for Group and Getting Ready for School.

Sample Goals

The types of goals that your child may target in this group include:

  • Independently make short sentences (2-3 word) requests for 5-10 different items
  • Follow instructions that are directed towards a group (e.g. “everybody stand up”)
  • Respond to a request from a peer during naturally occurring opportunities
  • Engage in turn-taking with peers
  • Sit group snack for 10 minutes

Prerequisite Skills

Who should register?

Your child meets the prerequisite skill requirements if they:

  • Can request 5 or more items using single words, pictures or sign.
  • Can be understood by a new person.
  • Respond to their name.
  • Use words in context and with intent. Example: Saying the word “fork” when sitting at the table or saying “dog” when they see a dog.
  • Can repeat single words at least 80% of the time.
  • Can follow simple instructions such as “Sit down”, “Come here” or “Stop”.
  • Can participate in a group lesson for at least 5 minutes.

Who is not a fit?

Your child may not meet the prerequisite skill requirements if they:

  • Do not communicate using single words, pictures or sign.
  • Communicate fluently using back and forth conversation. Example: “My favourite colours are blue and purple. What about you?”
  • Speak in full sentences. Example: “I don’t want to go to the park today because we were there last week.”
  • Can ask “wh-” questions (who, what, where, when and why) independently.
  • Have dangerous behaviours towards themselves, teachers or peers that result in cuts, bruises, emergency calls or hospital visits. For behaviours that prevent group participation, consider 1-to-1 FBI or Full Day ABA. For new or escalating, high-risk behaviour, Urgent Response Services may be appropriate.

Schedule

DOWNTOWN TORONTO
(2 Surrey Place)
ABA Adventure CampAugust 12 – August 16, 2024
Monday – Friday (5 days)
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM (6 hours per day)
$5,100 (including tax)Register
NORTH YORK
(2 Champagne Dr., Unit E6)

ABA Adventure Camp
SOLD OUT
July 8– July 12, 2024
Monday – Friday (5 days)
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM (6 hours per day)$5,100 (including tax)SOLD OUT
ABA Adventure CampJuly 15– July 19, 2024
Monday – Friday (5 days)

9:00 AM – 3:00 PM (6 hours per day)
$5,100 (including tax)Register
SCARBOROUGH
(10 Milner Business Ct., Suite 102)
ABA Adventure Camp
SOLD OUT
July 22 – July 26, 2024
Monday – Friday (5 days)
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM (6 hours per day)$5,100 (including tax)SOLD OUT

Early to Intermediate Communication Compressed Group


Summer Level 2

Your child is learning to communicate using single words or two-word phrases.


In Early to Intermediate Communication Compressed Group, your child (aged 6-9) will participate in fun, evidence-based games to increase vocabulary or start using short sentences.

Show/Hide Goals, Prerequisite Skills & Schedule

Is your child ready to increase vocabulary through fun activities in an engaging and supportive environment? If yes, Early to Intermediate Communication is right for you! In Early to Intermediate Communication, children with autism learn to request new activities or items, respond to gestures, label objects, comment on their environment, ask for help when they need it and answer simple questions.

Funding options: OAP/AccessOAP funding (Childhood Budgets, Interim One-Time Funding, Core Clinical Services Funding), insurance, charitable funds, out-of-pocket

Unsure which service to choose?

Our programs cater to a variety of skill levels, ensuring there’s a perfect fit for your child’s unique talents. To discover the right programs, please download our Summer Program Map.

This group is at a similar skill level to ABA Adventure Camp and school-year offerings like Social Stars, Getting Ready for Group and Getting Ready for School.

Sample Goals

The types of goals that your child may target in this group include:

  • Selecting 15-20 different items or pictures
  • Learning to request missing items without being prompted
  • Following two-step instructions
  • Speaking 10 two-part requests like “Go fast,” or “Pour juice”
  • Making 10 two-part observations about their environment like “Ball rolling,” or “Toy spinning”
  • Requesting others’ attention by saying things like “Look at this,” or “Listen to me”

Prerequisite Skills

Who should register?

Your child meets the prerequisite skill requirements if they:

  • Can request 5 or more items using single words, pictures or sign.
  • Can be understood by a new person.
  • Respond to their name.
  • Use words in context and with intent. Example: Saying the word “fork” when sitting at the table or saying “dog” when they see a dog.
  • Can repeat single words at least 80% of the time.
  • Can follow simple instructions such as “Sit down”, “Come here” or “Stop”.
  • Can participate in a group lesson for at least 5 minutes.

Who is not a fit?

Your child may not meet the prerequisite skill requirements if they:

  • Do not communicate using single words, pictures or sign.
  • Communicate fluently using back and forth conversation. Example: “My favourite colours are blue and purple. What about you?”
  • Speak in full sentences. Example: “I don’t want to go to the park today because we were there last week.”
  • Can ask “wh-” questions (who, what, where, when and why) independently.
  • Have dangerous behaviours towards themselves, teachers or peers that result in cuts, bruises, emergency calls or hospital visits. For behaviours that prevent group participation, consider 1-to-1 FBI or Full Day ABA. For new or escalating, high-risk behaviour, Urgent Response Services may be appropriate.

Schedule

DOWNTOWN TORONTO
(2 Surrey Place)

Early to Intermediate
Communication Compressed Group
July 22 – August 2, 2024
Monday – Friday (2 weeks, 10 days)
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (3 hours per day)$5,100 (including tax)Register
Early to Intermediate
Communication Compressed Group
August 6 – August 16, 2024
Monday – Friday (2 weeks, 9 days due to August holiday Monday)
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (3 hours per day)
$4,590 (including tax)
Register
Early to Intermediate
Communication Compressed Group
August 19 – August 30, 2024
Monday – Friday (2 weeks, 10 days)
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (3 hours per day)$5,100 (including tax)Register
ETOBICOKE
(2150 Islington Ave., Suite 102)
Early to Intermediate
Communication Compressed Group
July 22 – August 2, 2024
Monday – Friday (2 weeks, 10 days)
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (3 hours per day)$5,100 (including tax)Register
SCARBOROUGH
(10 Milner Business Ct., Suite 102)
Early to Intermediate
Communication Compressed Group
July 22 – August 2, 2024
Monday – Friday (2 weeks, 10 days)
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (3 hours per day)$5,100 (including tax)Register
Early to Intermediate
Communication Compressed Group
August 6 – August 16, 2024
Monday – Friday (2 weeks, 9 days due to August holiday Monday)
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (3 hours per day)$4,590 (including tax)Register
Early to Intermediate
Communication Compressed Group
August 19 – August 30, 2024
Monday – Friday (2 weeks, 10 days)
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (3 hours per day)$5,100 (including tax)Register
NORTH YORK
(2 Champagne Dr., Unit E6)
Early to Intermediate
Communication Compressed Group
July 22 – August 2, 2024
Monday – Friday (2 weeks, 10 days)
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (3 hours per day)$5,100 (including tax)Register
Early to Intermediate
Communication Compressed Group
August 6 – August 16, 2024
Monday – Friday (2 weeks, 9 days due to August holiday Monday)
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (3 hours per day)$5,100 (including tax)Register
Early to Intermediate
Communication Compressed Group
August 19 – August 30, 2024
Monday – Friday (2 weeks, 10 days)
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (3 hours per day)$5,100 (including tax)Register

Conversation Club Compressed Group


Summer Level 3 and Up

Your child is speaking in full sentences and increasing their skills in back-and-forth conversation.


In Conversation Club Compressed Group, your child (aged 6-9) will make friends while building communication skills, including initiating, maintaining, and appropriately ending conversations.

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Is your child ready to learn and practice elements of conversation in a fun interactive group environment? If yes, Conversation Club is right for you! In this program, participants practise initiating and maintaining conversations, taking turns speaking, staying on topic, reading non-verbal cues, and ending conversations.

Funding options: OAP/AccessOAP funding (Childhood Budgets, Interim One-Time Funding, Core Clinical Services Funding), insurance, charitable funds, out-of-pocket

Unsure which service to choose?

Our programs cater to a variety of skill levels, ensuring there’s a perfect fit for your child’s unique talents. To discover the right programs, please download our Summer Program Map.

This group is at a similar skill level to Coding & Robotics Foundations, Friendship Zone Camp and Social Time.

Sample Goals

The types of goals that your child may target in this group include:

  • Make comments throughout conversation
  • Take turns acting as listener and observing appropriate cues
  • Take turns speaking and following appropriate cues
  • Learn to discuss a variety of topics
  • Gauge when listener is bored, and when to change the topic

Prerequisite Skills

Who should register?

Your child meets the prerequisite skill requirements if they:

  • Speak in full sentences of five words or more. Example: “Let’s go to the park.”
  • Can ask and answer simple “wh-” questions (who, what, where, when and why) independently. Example: What is your name?
  • Can follow one and two-step instructions independently. Example: Go get your water bottle and come sit down.
  • Can participate in a group lesson for at least 15 minutes.

Who is not a fit?

Your child may not meet the prerequisite skill requirements if they:

  • Require assistance to use full sentences.
  • Often do not ask questions or do not provide answers when asked a question.
  • Persistant refusal of social interaction with peers.
  • Have dangerous behaviours towards themselves, teachers or peers that result in cuts, bruises, emergency calls or hospital visits. For behaviours that prevent group participation, consider 1-to-1 FBI or Full Day ABA. For new or escalating, high-risk behaviour, Urgent Response Services may be appropriate.

Schedule

NORTH YORK
(2 Surrey Pl.)
Conversation Club
Compressed Group
August 19 – August 30, 2024
Monday – Friday (2 weeks, 10 days)
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM (2 hours per day)$3,400 (including tax)Register
ETOBICOKE
(2150 Islington Ave., Suite 102)
Conversation Club
Compressed Group
August 19 – August 30, 2024
Monday – Friday (2 weeks, 10 days)
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM (2 hours per day)$3,400 (including tax)Register
DOWNTOWN TORONTO
(2 Surrey Pl.)
Conversation Club
Compressed Group
August 6 – August 16, 2024
Monday – Friday (2 weeks, 9 days due to August holiday Monday)
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM (2 hours per day)$3,060 (including tax)Register
MID-SCARBOROUGH HUB
(2660 Eglinton Ave)
Conversation Club
Compressed Group
August 6 – August 16, 2024
Monday – Friday (2 weeks, 9 days due to August holiday Monday)
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM (2 hours per day)$3,060 (including tax)Register

Coding & Robotics Foundations Camp


Summer Level 3

Your child is speaking in full sentences and increasing their skills in back-and-forth conversation.


In Coding & Robotics Foundations Camp, your child (aged 6-9) will explore creative science projects like using snap circuits and building a weight-bearing bridge. 

Show/Hide Goals, Prerequisite Skills & Schedule

Is your child ready to enhance their problem-solving and presentation skills through STEM-based projects? If yes, Coding & Robotics Foundations is for you! Learn early skills in coding and robotics, practice computer skills and take the next steps towards becoming a science wizard!

Funding options: OAP/AccessOAP funding (Childhood Budgets, Interim One-Time Funding, Core Clinical Services Funding), insurance, charitable funds, out-of-pocket

Unsure which service to choose?

Our programs cater to a variety of skill levels, ensuring there’s a perfect fit for your child’s unique talents. To discover the right programs, please download our Summer Program Map.

This group is at a similar skill level to Conversation Club, Friendship Zone Camp and Social Time.

Sample Goals

The types of goals that your child may target in this group include:

  • Learning to independently follow a model to make a weight-bearing bridge
  • Learning to follow a model to complete two science experiments
  • Independently follow a visual model to complete one snap circuit
  • Follow steps to plant a seed
  • Use paint with point-to-point correspondence
  • Letter and number recognition

Prerequisite Skills

Who should register?

Your child meets the prerequisite skill requirements if they:

  • Can express when they need help and explain the problem they are trying to solve
  • Sit in a group for 20 minutes and work independently
  • Have basic computer skills (Can navigate a Windows operating system, use and track a mouse cursor, use a keyboard)
  • Have emerging back-and forth conversation skills. Example: “I like blue. What colour do you like?”

Who is not a fit?

Your child may not meet the prerequisite skills if they:

  • Have dangerous behaviours towards themselves, teachers or peers that result in cuts, bruises, emergency calls or hospital visits. For behaviours that prevent group participation, consider 1-to-1 FBI or Full Day ABA. For new or escalating, high-risk behaviour, Urgent Response Services may be appropriate.

Schedule

DOWNTOWN TORONTO
(2 Surrey Pl.)

Coding & Robotics FoundationsJuly 8– July 12, 2024
Monday – Friday (5 days)
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM (6 hours per day)$5,100 (including tax)Register
Coding & Robotics FoundationsJuly 15– July 19, 2024
Monday – Friday (5 days)
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM (6 hours per day)$5,100 (including tax)Register
Coding & Robotics FoundationsAugust 12– August 16, 2024
Monday – Friday (5 days)
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM (6 hours per day)$5,100 (including tax)Register
ETOBICOKE
(2150 Islington Ave., Suite 102)
Coding & Robotics FoundationsJuly 15 – July 19, 2024
Monday – Friday (5 days)
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM (6 hours per day)$5,100 (including tax)Register

Friendship Zone Camp


Summer Level 3 and Up

Your child is speaking in full sentences and increasing their skills in back-and-forth conversation.


Friendship Zone Camp is an opportunity for your child (aged 6-9) to engage in recreation, outdoor play and local outings while making friends and increasing awareness of peer dynamics.

Show/Hide Goals, Prerequisite Skills & Schedule

Friendship Zone Camp is an opportunity for your child (aged 6-9) to engage in outdoor activities, recreation, games and local outings while practicing skills interacting positively with peers, making and keeping friends, building good sportsmanship and navigating conflict and disappointment. Get the delights of summer camp with the clinical support to help your child thrive!

Funding options: OAP/AccessOAP funding (Childhood Budgets, Interim One-Time Funding, Core Clinical Services Funding), insurance, charitable funds, out-of-pocket

Unsure which service to choose?

Our programs cater to a variety of skill levels, ensuring there’s a perfect fit for your child’s unique talents. To discover the right programs, please download our Summer Program Map.

This group is at a similar skill level to Coding & Robotics Foundations, Conversation Club and Social Time.

Sample Goals

The types of goals that your child may target in this group include:

  • Joining a group that is already at play
  • Handling being turned down by others
  • Taking turns as a listener in conversations
  • Taking turns speaking in conversation (asking questions, waiting until the other person is finished)
  • Identifying 3 good and 3 bad qualities of a friend

Prerequisite Skills

Who should register?

Your child meets the prerequisite skill requirements if they:

  • Speak in full sentences of five words or more. Example: “Let’s go to the park.”
  • Can ask and answer simple “wh-” questions (who, what, where, when and why) independently. Example: What is your name?
  • Make appropriate comments in conversation with peers.
  • May have one or more friend already.
  • Will independently initiate and return greetings with peers. Example: Say “hi” and “bye”.
  • Will transition between activities and environments without additional support. Example: Walk in a single file line.
  • Can participate in a group lesson for at least 15 minutes.

Who is not a fit?

Your child may not meet the prerequisite skill requirements if they:

  • Require assistance to use full sentences.
  • Often do not ask questions or do not provide answers when asked a question.
  • Persistant refusal of social interaction with peers.
  • Have dangerous behaviours towards themselves, teachers or peers that result in cuts, bruises, emergency calls or hospital visits. For behaviours that prevent group participation, consider 1-to-1 FBI or Full Day ABA. For new or escalating, high-risk behaviour, Urgent Response Services may be appropriate.

Schedule

NORTH YORK
(2 Champagne Dr., Unit E6)
Friendship Zone CampAugust 6 – August 9, 2024
Tuesday – Friday (4 days due to August holiday Monday)
9:00 PM – 3:00 PM (6 hours per day)$4,080 (including tax)Register
Friendship Zone CampAugust 12 – August 16, 2024
Monday – Friday (5 days)
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM (6 hours per day)5,100 (including tax)Register
ETOBICOKE
(2150 Islington Ave., Suite 102)
Friendship Zone CampAugust 6 – August 9, 2024
Tuesday – Friday (4 days due to August holiday Monday)
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM (6 hours per day)$4,080 (including tax)Register

Ages 10-13

ABA Adventure Camp


Summer Level 2

Your child is learning to communicate using single words or two-word phrases.


ABA Adventure Camp is an opportunity for your child (aged 10-13) to engage in recreation, outdoor play and local outings while learning to communicate with more single words and short sentences.

Show/Hide Goals, Prerequisite Skills & Schedule

Is your child ready to increase vocabulary, group readiness skills and social interaction while experiencing the joy and adventure of summer camp? If yes, ABA Adventure Camp is for you! Get the delights of summer camp with the clinical support to help your child thrive!

Funding options: OAP/AccessOAP funding (Childhood Budgets, Interim One-Time Funding, Core Clinical Services Funding), insurance, charitable funds, out-of-pocket

Unsure which service to choose?

Our programs cater to a variety of skill levels, ensuring there’s a perfect fit for your child’s unique talents. To discover the right programs, please download our Summer Program Map.

This camp is at a similar skill level to Early to Intermediate Communication, Kitchen Plus Camp and school-year offerings like Social Stars, Getting Ready for Group and Getting Ready for School.

Sample Goals

The types of goals that your child may target in this group include:

  • Independently make short sentences (2-3 word) requests for 5-10 different items
  • Follow instructions that are directed towards a group (e.g. “everybody stand up”)
  • Respond to a request from a peer during naturally occurring opportunities
  • Engage in turn-taking with peers
  • Sit group snack for 10 minutes

Prerequisite Skills

Who should register?

Your child meets the prerequisite skill requirements if they:

  • Can request 5 or more items using single words, pictures or sign.
  • Can be understood by a new person.
  • Respond to their name.
  • Use words in context and with intent. Example: Saying the word “fork” when sitting at the table or saying “dog” when they see a dog.
  • Can repeat single words at least 80% of the time.
  • Can follow simple instructions such as “Sit down”, “Come here” or “Stop”.
  • Can participate in a group lesson for at least 5 minutes.

Who is not a fit?

Your child may not meet the prerequisite skill requirements if they:

  • Do not communicate using single words, pictures or sign.
  • Communicate fluently using back and forth conversation. Example: “My favourite colours are blue and purple. What about you?”
  • Speak in full sentences. Example: “I don’t want to go to the park today because we were there last week.”
  • Can ask “wh-” questions (who, what, where, when and why) independently.
  • Have dangerous behaviours towards themselves, teachers or peers that result in cuts, bruises, emergency calls or hospital visits. For behaviours that prevent group participation, consider 1-to-1 FBI or Full Day ABA. For new or escalating, high-risk behaviour, Urgent Response Services may be appropriate.

Schedule

Early to Intermediate Communication Compressed Group


Summer Level 2

Your child is learning to communicate using single words or two-word phrases.


In Early to Intermediate Communication Compressed Group, your child or teen will learn to communicate with increased vocabulary or short sentences.

Show/Hide Goals, Prerequisite Skills & Schedule

Is your child or teen ready to increase vocabulary through fun activities in an engaging and supportive environment? If yes, Early to Intermediate Communication is right for you! In Early to Intermediate Communication, children and teens with autism learn to request new activities or items, respond to gestures, label objects, comment on their environment, ask for help when they need it and answer simple questions.

Funding options: OAP/AccessOAP funding (Childhood Budgets, Interim One-Time Funding, Core Clinical Services Funding), insurance, charitable funds, out-of-pocket

Unsure which service to choose?

Our programs cater to a variety of skill levels, ensuring there’s a perfect fit for your child’s unique talents. To discover the right programs, please download our Summer Program Map.

This group is at a similar skill level to ABA Adventure Camp, Kitchen Plus Camp, and school-year offerings like Social Stars, Getting Ready for Group and Getting Ready for School.

Sample Goals

The types of goals that your child may target in this group include:

  • Selecting 15-20 different items or pictures
  • Learning to request missing items without being prompted
  • Following two-step instructions
  • Speaking 10 two-part requests like “Go fast” or “Pour juice”
  • Making 10 two-part observations about their environment like “Ball rolling” or “Toy spinning”
  • Requesting others’ attention by saying things like “Look at this” or “Listen to me”

Prerequisite Skills

Who should register?

Your child meets the prerequisite skill requirements if they:

  • Consistently use 5 words or more (verbally or with an AAC device or signs).
  • Are able to use words to communicate wants and needs.
  • Use words in context.
  • Use words with intent.
  • Can follow simple instructions, such as “Come here” or “Stop”.

Who is not a fit?

Your child may not meet the prerequisite skill requirements if they:

  • Do not communicate using single words, pictures or sign.
  • Communicate fluently using back and forth conversation. Example: “My favourite colours are blue and purple. What about you?”
  • Speak in full sentences. Example: “I don’t want to go to the park today because we were there last week.”
  • Can ask “wh-” questions (who, what, where, when and why) independently.
  • Have dangerous behaviours towards themselves, teachers or peers that result in cuts, bruises, emergency calls or hospital visits. For behaviours that prevent group participation, consider 1-to-1 FBI or Full Day ABA. For new or escalating, high-risk behaviour, Urgent Response Services may be appropriate.

Schedule

DOWNTOWN TORONTO
(2 Surrey Pl.)
Early to Intermediate Communication Compressed Group(Ages 10-12)
July 22 – August 2, 2024
Monday – Friday (2 weeks, 10 days)
1:15 PM – 4:15 PM (3 hours per day)$5,100 (including tax)Register
Early to Intermediate Communication Compressed Group(Ages 13-15)
July 22 – August 2, 2024
Monday – Friday (2 weeks, 10 days)
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (3 hours per day)$5,100 (including tax)Register
Early to Intermediate Communication Compressed Group(Ages 10-12)
August 6 – August 16, 2024
Monday – Friday (2 weeks, 9 days due to August holiday Monday)
1:15 PM – 4:15 PM (3 hours per day)$4,590 (including tax)Register
Early to Intermediate Communication Compressed Group(Ages 10-12)
August 19 – August 30, 2024
Monday – Friday (2 weeks, 10 days)
1:15 PM – 4:15 PM (3 hours per day)$5,100 (including tax)Register
MID-SCARBOROUGH HUB
(2660 Eglinton Ave)
Early to Intermediate Communication Compressed Group(Ages 13-15)
July 8 – July 19, 2024
Monday – Friday (2 weeks, 10 days)
12:30 PM – 3:30 PM (3 hours per day)$5,100 (including tax)Register
Early to Intermediate Communication Compressed Group(Ages 13-15)
July 22 – August 2, 2024
Monday – Friday (2 weeks, 10 days)
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (3 hours per day)$5,100 (including tax)Register
SCARBOROUGH
(10 Milner Business Ct., Suite 102)
Early to Intermediate Communication Compressed Group(Ages 10-12)
July 22 – August 2, 2024
Monday – Friday (2 weeks, 10 days)
1:15 PM – 4:15 PM (3 hours per day)$5,100 (including tax)Register
Early to Intermediate Communication Compressed Group(Ages 10-12)
August 6 – August 16, 2024
Monday – Friday (2 weeks, 9 days due to August holiday Monday)
1:15 PM – 4:15 PM (3 hours per day)$4,590 (including tax)Register
Early to Intermediate Communication Compressed Group(Ages 10-12)
August 19 – August 30, 2024
Monday – Friday (2 weeks, 10 days)
1:15 PM – 4:15 PM (3 hours per day)$5,100 (including tax)Register
NORTH YORK
(2 Champagne Dr., Unit E6)
Early to Intermediate Communication Compressed Group(Ages 10-12)
July 22 – August 2, 2024
Monday – Friday (2 weeks, 10 days)
1:15 PM – 4:15 PM (3 hours per day)$5,100 (including tax)Register
Early to Intermediate Communication Compressed Group(Ages 10-12)
August 6 – August 16, 2024
Monday – Friday (2 weeks, 9 days due to August holiday Monday)
1:15 PM – 4:15 PM (3 hours per day)$4,590 (including tax)Register
Early to Intermediate Communication Compressed Group(Ages 10-12)
August 19 – August 30, 2024
Monday – Friday (2 weeks, 10 days)
1:15 PM – 4:15 PM (3 hours per day)$5,100 (including tax)Register

Kitchen Plus Camp


Summer Level 2 and Up

Your child is learning to communicate using single words or two-word phrases.


In Kitchen Plus Camp, your child or teen will learn to prepare food, follow directions, clean up and use kitchen appliances

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In this program, children and teens age 10-13 learn to prepare food, follow directions, clean up and use kitchen appliances. Your child will make nutritious snacks following step-by-step instructions from hand washing to clean-up. Participants will also learn important safety skills and demonstrate first aid protocol while making friends and achieving greater independence.

Funding options: OAP/AccessOAP funding (Childhood Budgets, Interim One-Time Funding, Core Clinical Services Funding), insurance, charitable funds, out-of-pocket

Sample Goals

The types of goals that your child may target in this group include:

  • Performing the steps required to wash hands
  • Cleaning up after preparing and eating a snack
  • Following written directions to complete a food preparation task (e.g. pizza, fruit salad)
  • Demonstrating the rules of kitchen safety when using appliances (e.g. toaster oven, microwave)
  • Demonstrating the steps of first aid in a kitchen (e.g. burn, mild cut)
  • Navigating a grocery store and finding items from a shopping list

Prerequisite Skills

Who Should Register?

Your child meets the prerequisite skill requirements if they:

  • Can request 5 or more items using single words, pictures or sign.
  • Can be understood by a new person.
  • Respond to their name.
  • Use words in context and with intent. Example: Saying the word “fork” when sitting at the table or saying “dog” when they see a dog.
  • Can repeat single words at least 80% of the time.
  • Can follow two-step instructions.
  • Can participate in a group lesson for at least 5 minutes.

Who is Not a Fit?

Your child may not meet the prerequisite skill requirements if they:

  • Do not communicate using single words, pictures or sign.
  • Have dangerous behaviours towards themselves, teachers or peers that result in cuts, bruises, emergency calls or hospital visits. For behaviours that prevent group participation, consider 1-to-1 FBI or Full Day ABA. For new or escalating, high-risk behaviour, Urgent Response Services may be appropriate.

Schedule

DOWNTOWN TORONTO
(2 Surrey Pl.)
Kitchen Plus CampJuly 8 – July 12, 2024
Monday – Friday (5 days)
9:00 am- 3:00 pm (6 hours)$5,100 (including tax)Register
Kitchen Plus CampJuly 15 – July 19, 2024
Monday – Friday (5 days)
9:00 am- 3:00 pm (6 hours)$5,100 (including tax)Register
Kitchen Plus Camp
SOLD OUT
July 22 – July 26, 2024
Monday – Friday (5 days)
9:00 am- 3:00 pm (6 hours)$5,100 (including tax)SOLD OUT
Kitchen Plus CampJuly 29 – August 2, 2024
Monday – Friday (5 days)
9:00 am- 3:00 pm (6 hours)$5,100 (including tax)Register
Kitchen Plus CampAugust 19 – August 23, 2024
Monday – Friday (5 days)
9:00 am- 3:00 pm (6 hours)$5,100 (including tax)Register
Kitchen Plus CampAugust 26 – August 30, 2024
Monday – Friday (5 days)
9:00 am- 3:00 pm (6 hours)$5,100 (including tax)Register

Conversation Club Compressed Group


Summer Level 3 and Up

Your child is speaking in full sentences and increasing their skills in back-and-forth conversation.


In Conversation Club Compressed Group, your child or teen will build communication skills including initiating, maintaining, and appropriately ending conversations.

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Is your child ready to learn and practice elements of conversation in a fun interactive group environment? If yes, Conversation Club is right for you! In this program, participants practise initiating and maintaining conversations, taking turns speaking, staying on topic, reading non-verbal cues, and ending conversations.

Funding options: OAP/AccessOAP funding (Childhood Budgets, Interim One-Time Funding, Core Clinical Services Funding), insurance, charitable funds, out-of-pocket

This group is at a similar skill level to Kitchen Plus Camp, Friendship Zone Camp and Social Time.

Sample Goals

Your child meets the prerequisite skill requirements if they:

  • Speak in full sentences of five words or more. Example: “Let’s go to the park.”
  • Can ask and answer simple “wh-” questions (who, what, where, when and why) independently. Example: What is your name?
  • Can follow one and two-step instructions independently. Example: Go get your water bottle and come sit down.
  • Can participate in a group lesson for at least 15 minutes.

Prerequisite Skills

Who Should Register?

Your child meets the prerequisite skill requirements if they:

  • Speak in full sentences of five words or more. Example: “Let’s go to the park.”
  • Can ask and answer simple “wh-” questions (who, what, where, when and why) independently. Example: What is your name?
  • Make appropriate comments in conversation with peers.
  • May have one or more friend already.
  • Will independently initiate and return greetings with peers. Example: Say “hi” and “bye”.
  • Will transition between activities and environments without additional support. Example: Walk in a single file line.
  • Can participate in a group lesson for at least 15 minutes.

Who is not a fit?

Your child may not meet the prerequisite skill requirements if they:

  • Require assistance to use full sentences.
  • Often do not ask questions or do not provide answers when asked a question.
  • Persistant refusal of social interaction with peers.
  • Have dangerous behaviours towards themselves, teachers or peers that result in cuts, bruises, emergency calls or hospital visits. For behaviours that prevent group participation, consider 1-to-1 FBI or Full Day ABA. For new or escalating, high-risk behaviour, Urgent Response Services may be appropriate.

Schedule

MID-SCARBOROUGH HUB
(2660 Eglington Ave)
Conversation Club Compressed GroupJuly 22 – August 2, 2024
Monday – Friday (2 weeks, 10 days)
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM (2 hours per day)$3,400 (including tax)Register
DOWNTOWN TORONTO
(2 Surrey Pl.)
Conversation Club Compressed GroupAugust 6 – August 16, 2024
Monday- Friday (2 weeks, 9 days due to August holiday Monday)
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM (2 hours per day)$3,060 (including tax)Register
Conversation Club Compressed GroupAugust 19 – August 30, 2024
Monday – Friday (2 weeks, 10 days)
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM (2 hours per day)$3,400 (including tax)Register
NORTH YORK
(2 Champagne Dr., Unit E6)
Conversation Club Compressed GroupAugust 19 – August 30, 2024
Monday – Friday (2 weeks, 10 days)
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM (2 hours per day)$3,400 (including tax)Register

Friendship Zone Camp


Summer Level 3 and Up

Your child is speaking in full sentences and increasing their skills in back-and-forth conversation with peers.


In Friendship Zone Camp, your child will increase awareness of peer dynamics, make friends and respond to challenging social situations.

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Is your child or teen ready to make friends and develop their social skills while experiencing the joy and adventure of summer camp? If yes, Friendship Zone Camp is right for you! 

Friendship Zone Camp is an opportunity for children and teens aged 6-18 to engage in outdoor activities, recreation, games and local outings while practicing skills interacting positively with peers, making and keeping friends, building good sportsmanship and navigating conflict and disappointment. Get the delights of summer camp with the clinical support to help your child thrive!

Funding options: OAP/AccessOAP funding (Childhood Budgets, Interim One-Time Funding, Core Clinical Services Funding), insurance, charitable funds, out-of-pocket

Unsure which service to choose?

Our programs cater to a variety of skill levels, ensuring there’s a perfect fit for your child’s unique talents. To discover the right programs, please download our Summer Program Map.

This group is at a similar skill level to Kitchen Plus Camp, Conversation Club and Social Time.

Prerequisite Skills

Who should register?

Your child meets the prerequisite skill requirements if they:

  • Speak in full sentences of five words or more. Example: “Let’s go to the park.”
  • Can ask and answer simple “wh-” questions (who, what, when, where and why) independently. Example: “What is your name?”
  • Make appropriate comments in conversations with peers.
  • May have one or more friend already.
  • Will independently initiate greetings with peers. Example: Say “hi” and “bye”.
  • Will transition between environments without additional support. Example: Walk in a single file line.
  • Can participate in a group lesson for at least 15 minutes.

Who is not a fit?

Your child may not meet the prerequisite skill requirements if they:

  • Require assistance to use full sentences.
  • Often do not ask questions or do not provide answers when asked a question.
  • Persistant refusal of social interaction with peers.
  • Have dangerous behaviours towards themselves, teachers or peers that result in cuts, bruises, emergency calls or hospital visits. For long-standing risky behaviours, consider 1-to-1 FBI or Full Day ABA. For new or escalating, high-risk behaviour, Urgent Response Services may be appropriate.

Schedule

DOWNTOWN TORONTO
(2 Surrey Pl.)
Friendship Zone CampAugust 19 – August 23, 2024
Monday – Friday (5 days)
9:00 am- 3:00 pm (6 hours)$5,100 (including tax)Register
Friendship Zone CampAugust 26 – August 30, 2024
Monday – Friday (5 days)
9:00 am- 3:00 pm (6 hours)$5,100 (including tax)Register
ETOBICOKE
(2150 Islington Ave., Suite 102)
Friendship Zone CampAugust 12 – August 16, 2024
Monday – Friday (5 days)
9:00 am- 3:00 pm (6 hours)$5,100 (including tax)Register
Friendship Zone CampAugust 19 – August 23, 2024
Monday – Friday (5 days)
9:00 am- 3:00 pm (6 hours)$5,100 (including tax)Register
Friendship Zone CampAugust 26 – August 30, 2024
Monday – Friday (5 days)
9:00 am- 3:00 pm (6 hours)$5,100 (including tax)Register
SCARBOROUGH
(10 Milner Business Ct., Suite 102)
Friendship Zone CampAugust 19 – August 23, 2024
Monday – Friday (5 days)
9:00 am- 3:00 pm (6 hours)$5,100 (including tax)Register
NORTH YORK
(2 Champagne Dr., Unit E6)
Friendship Zone CampJuly 22 – July 26, 2024
Monday – Friday (5 days)
9:00 am- 3:00 pm (6 hours)$5,100 (including tax)Register
Friendship Zone CampJuly 29 – August 2, 2024
Monday – Friday (5 days)
9:00 am- 3:00 pm (6 hours)$5,100 (including tax)Register

Social Time


Summer Level 3 and Up

Your child is speaking in full sentences and increasing their skills in back-and-forth conversation with peers.


In Social Time Compressed Group, your child will learn to start to read social cues and navigate peer expectations.

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Is your child or teen ready to learn social cues and understand how to engage with peers in a supportive, welcoming group environment? If yes, Social Time is right for you! This program aims to help children and teens with autism practice recognizing what others are thinking and feeling, reading facial expressions and body language, engaging in conversations and responding to challenging situations.

Funding options: OAP/AccessOAP funding (Childhood Budgets, Interim One-Time Funding, Core Clinical Services Funding), insurance, charitable funds, out-of-pocket

Unsure which service to choose?

Our programs cater to a variety of skill levels, ensuring there’s a perfect fit for your child’s unique talents. To discover the right programs, please download our Summer Program Map.

This group is at a similar skill level to Kitchen Plus Camp, Conversation Club and Friendship Zone Camp.

Sample Goals

The type of goals your teen may target in this group include:

  • Looking at person when starting and ending a conversation
  • Describing the steps of introducing yourself
  • Demonstrating the steps of initiating and responding to introductions
  • Identifying non-verbal communication and corresponding emotions
  • Identifying examples of teasing, bullying, rumours and gossip, and learn how to respond
  • Identifying 3 good and 3 bad qualities of a friend

Prerequisite Skills

Who should register?

Your teen meets the prerequisite skill requirements if they:

  • Speak in full sentences of five words or more. Example: “Let’s go to the park”.
  • Ask and answers simple “wh-” questions (who, what, where, when and why) independently (e.g., what is your name?).
  • Will independently initiate and return greets to peers (i.e., say “hi” and “bye”).
  • Can sit, attend, and participate, in a group activity for 15 minutes or more.

Who is not a fit?

Your teen may not meet the prerequisite skill requirements if they:

  • Are not speaking in full sentences of five words or more. Example: “Let’s go to the park”.
  • Persistent refusal of any social interaction with peers.

Have dangerous behaviours towards themselves, teachers or peers that result in cuts, bruises, emergency calls or hospital visits. For behaviours that prevent group participation, consider 1-to-1 FBI or Full Day ABA. For new or escalating, high-risk behaviour, Urgent Response Services may be appropriate.

Schedule

DOWNTOWN TORONTO
(2 Surrey Pl.)
Social TimeAugust 6 – August 16, 2024
Monday – Friday (2 weeks, 9 days due to August holiday Monday)
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM (2 hours)$3,060 (including tax)Register
MID-SCARBOROUGH HUB
(2660 Eglinton Ave)
Social TimeJuly 8 – July 19, 2024
Monday – Friday (2 weeks 10 days)
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM (2 days)$3,400 (including tax)Register

Healthy Living (Beginner) Camp


Summer Level 4

Your child is speaking in full sentences and increasing their skills in back-and-forth conversation with peers.


In Healthy Living (Beginner) Camp, your child or teen will learn fitness skills through outdoor activities, recreation, games and outings.

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Is your child or teen ready to enhance their nutrition, fitness and emotional regulation skills? If yes, Healthy Living Camp is right for you! In Healthy Living Camp, children and teens learn to improve their health while exploring new environments using the TTC. Please note that TTC fare is not included.

Funding options: OAP/AccessOAP funding (Childhood Budgets, Interim One-Time Funding, Core Clinical Services Funding), insurance, charitable funds, out-of-pocket

Unsure which service to choose?

Our programs cater to a variety of skill levels, ensuring there’s a perfect fit for your child’s unique talents. To discover the right programs, please download our Summer Program Map.

This group is at a similar skill level to Kitchen Plus Camp, Coding & Robotics Camp, TTC Club Camp, Friendship Zone Camp, Social Time, Working Together and Conversation Club, and school-year offerings like Children’s Friendship Training and Take a Deep Breath.

Sample Goals

The types of goals that your child may target in this group include:

  • Following instructions to make a nutritious snack
  • Identifying two relaxation strategies
  • Participating in physical activities (soccer relays, freeze tag, dodgeball); following the rules, taking turns, and modelling sportsmanship
  • Using the TTC with assistance

Prerequisite Skills

Who should register?

Your child meets the prerequisite skill requirements if they:

  • Have emerging back-and-forth conversation skills
  • Able to request preferred items
  • Can sit in a group for 10 minutes
  • Able to follow 2-step instructions

Who is not a fit?

Your child may not meet the prerequisite skill requirements if they:

  • Use less than 20 words.
  • Have dangerous behaviours towards themselves, teachers or peers that result in cuts, bruises, emergency calls or hospital visits. For behaviours that prevent group participation, consider 1-to-1 FBI or Full Day ABA. For new or escalating, high-risk behaviour, Urgent Response Services may be appropriate.

Schedule

DOWNTOWN TORONTO
(2 Surrey Pl.)
Healthy Living (Beginner) CampJuly 8 – July 12, 2024
Monday – Friday (5 days)
9:00 am- 3:00 pm (6 hours)$5,100 (including tax)Register
Healthy Living (Beginner) CampJuly 15 – July 19, 2024
Monday – Friday (5 days)
9:00 am- 3:00 pm (6 hours)$5,100 (including tax)Register
Healthy Living (Beginner) CampJuly 22 – July 26, 2024
Monday – Friday (5 days)
9:00 am- 3:00 pm (6 hours)$5,100 (including tax)Register
Healthy Living (Beginner) CampJuly 29 – August 2, 2024
Monday – Friday (5 days)
9:00 am- 3:00 pm (6 hours)$5,100 (including tax)Register
ETOBICOKE
(2150 Islington Ave., Suite 102)
Healthy Living (Beginner) CampJuly 8 – July 12, 2024
Monday – Friday (5 days)
9:00 am- 3:00 pm (6 hours)$5,100 (including tax)Register
NORTH YORK
(2 Champagne Dr., Unit E6)
Healthy Living (Beginner) Camp
SOLD OUT
July 15 – July 19, 2024
Monday – Friday (5 days)
9:00 am- 3:00 pm (6 hours)$5,100 (including tax)SOLD OUT

Working Together Compressed Group


Summer Level 4

Your child can work on group and independent projects and use language to explain problems they’re trying to solve.


In Working Together Compressed Group, your child or teen will learn to collaborate, share ideas and work on group projects.

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Is your child ready to make friends while learning to collaborate, share ideas and work on group projects? If yes, Working Together is right for you! In Working Together, participants will focus on maintaining conversations, perspective-taking, negotiation, and teamwork.

Funding options: OAP/AccessOAP funding (Childhood Budgets, Interim One-Time Funding, Core Clinical Services Funding), insurance, charitable funds, out-of-pocket

Unsure which service to choose?

Our programs cater to a variety of skill levels, ensuring there’s a perfect fit for your child’s unique talents. To discover the right programs, please download our Summer Program Map.

This group is at a similar skill level to Kitchen Plus Camp, Coding & Robotics Camp, TTC Club Camp, Friendship Zone Camp, Social Time, Conversation Club and Healthy Living (Beginner) Camp, and school-year offerings like Children’s Friendship Training and Take a Deep Breath.

Sample Goals

The types of goals your child may target in this group include:

  • Learning to introduce themselves including identifying personal strengths or interests
  • Asking others about their interests and adapting conversations according to their communication partner
  • Identifying and demonstrating respect for a peer’s point of view
  • Learning to accept and give compliments and feedback to others
  • Working cooperatively to complete and present a project with peers

Prerequisite Skills

Who should register?

Your child meets the prerequisite skill requirements if they:

  • Speak in complex sentences using adjectives, adverbs and past and present tense. Example: “I don’t want to go to the park today because we were there yesterday.”
  • Can identify and describe feelings of their own and others.
  • Can give examples of events that may evoke specific feelings.
  • Should be able to regulate their emotions when needing to compromise or not getting their “way”.
  • Have established back-and-forth conversation skills. Example: “My favourite colours are yellow and orange because they remind me of a sunset. What about you?”
  • Can sit, attend, and participate in a group activity for 15 minutes or more.

Who is not a fit?

Your child may not meet the prerequisite skill requirements if they:

  • If they speak in simple sentences without adjectives, adverbs, past and present tense, etc. or do not use rationalization Example: Question “Why do you want to go to the park?”, answer “Because.”
  • Participate in conversations as primarily the “listener” or “speaker”. Example: They ask many questions without answering those asked or they answer questions without providing their own questions.
  • Have dangerous behaviours towards themselves, teachers or peers that result in cuts, bruises, emergency calls or hospital visits. For behaviours that prevent group participation, consider 1-to-1 FBI or Full Day ABA. For new or escalating, high-risk behaviour, Urgent Response Services may be appropriate.

Schedule

NORTH YORK
(2 Champagne Dr., Unit E6)
Working Together
Compressed Group
August 19 – August 30, 2024
Monday – Friday (2 weeks, 10 days)
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM (2 hours per day)$3,400 (including tax)Register

Coding & Robotics Camp


Summer Level 4

Your child can work on group and independent projects and use language to explain problems they’re trying to solve.


In Coding & Robotics Camp, your child will learn about SCRATCH coding, using ingenuity to take their ideas from concept to reality.

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Funding options: OAP/AccessOAP funding (Childhood Budgets, Interim One-Time Funding, Core Clinical Services Funding), insurance, charitable funds, out-of-pocket

Unsure which service to choose?

Our programs cater to a variety of skill levels, ensuring there’s a perfect fit for your child’s unique talents. To discover the right programs, please download our Summer Program Map.

This group is at a similar skill level to Kitchen Plus Camp, TTC Club Camp, Friendship Zone Camp, Social Time, Working Together, Conversation Club and Healthy Living (Beginner) Camp, and school-year offerings like Children’s Friendship Training and Take a Deep Breath.

Sample Goals

The types of goals that your child or teen may target in this group include:

  • Use two types of measurement methods
  • Present one arts and science activity to the group independently
  • Identify a problem and verbally explain a possible solution
  • Use the “Planning Short-Term Tasks” worksheet to learn to “Initiate a project”, “Monitor a project”, and “Complete a project”
  • Must be able to read and write at a grade 3 level

Prerequisite Skills

Who should register?

Your child meets the prerequisite skill requirements if they:

  • Can express when they need help and explain the problem they are trying to solve
  • Sit in a group for 20 minutes and work independently
  • Have basic computer skills (Can navigate a Windows operating system, use and track a mouse cursor, use a keyboard)
  • Have emerging back-and forth conversation skills. Example: “I like blue. What colour do you like?”

Who is not a fit?

Your child may not meet the prerequisite skill requirements if they:

  • Have dangerous behaviours towards themselves, teachers or peers that result in cuts, bruises, emergency calls or hospital visits. For behaviours that prevent group participation, consider 1-to-1 FBI or Full Day ABA. For new or escalating, high-risk behaviour, Urgent Response Services may be appropriate.

Schedule

DOWNTOWN TORONTO
(2 Surrey Pl.)
Coding & Robotics Camp
SOLD OUT
July 8 – July 12, 2024
Monday – Friday (5 days)
9:00 am- 3:00 pm (6 hours)$5,100 (including tax)SOLD OUT
Coding & Robotics Camp –
SOLD OUT
July 15 – July 19, 2024
Monday – Friday (5 days)
9:00 am- 3:00 pm (6 hours)$5,100 (including tax)SOLD OUT
Coding & Robotics Camp
SOLD OUT
August 6 – August 9, 2024
Tuesday – Friday (4 days due to August holiday Monday)
9:00 am- 3:00 pm (6 hours)$4,080 (including tax)SOLD OUT
SCARBOROUGH
(10 Milner Business Ct., Suite 102)
Coding & Robotics Camp
SOLD OUT
July 29 – August 2, 2024
Monday – Friday (5 days)
9:00 am- 3:00 pm (6 hours)$5,100 (including tax)SOLD OUT
ETOBICOKE
(2150 Islington Ave., Suite 102)
Coding & Robotics Camp July 15 – July 19, 2024
Monday – Friday (5 days)
9:00 am- 3:00 pm (6 hours)$5,100 (including tax)Register

TTC Club Camp


Summer Level 4

Your teen can work on group and independent projects and use language to explain problems they’re trying to solve.


In TTC Club Camp, your teen will learn about community safety, TTC trip planning and navigation in a supportive group environment.

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Teens will identify steps for staying safe while using public transportation, and who, where and how to ask for help while in the community. Additional skills include self-advocacy, learning to follow a TTC map and problem-solving when things don’t go as planned. Please note that TTC fare is not included.

Funding options: OAP/AccessOAP funding (Childhood Budgets, Interim One-Time Funding, Core Clinical Services Funding), insurance, charitable funds, out-of-pocket

Unsure which service to choose?

Our programs cater to a variety of skill levels, ensuring there’s a perfect fit for your child’s unique talents. To discover the right programs, please download our Summer Program Map.

This group is at a similar skill level to Kitchen Plus Camp, Coding & Robotics Camp, Friendship Zone Camp, Social Time, Working Together, Conversation Club and Healthy Living (Beginner) Camp, and school-year offerings like Children’s Friendship Training and Take a Deep Breath.

Sample Goals

The types of goals that your teen may target in this group include:

  • Identifying community signs and maps
  • Using phone and computer applications such as Google Maps and TTC Planner to plan routes
  • Identifying TTC etiquette
  • Staying safe while using all forms of public transportation
  • Identifying where, who, when and how to ask for help
  • Advocating for oneself and making good choices

Prerequisite Skills

Who should register?

Your teen meets the prerequisite skill requirements if they:

  • Can ask questions, make comments and understand others.
  • Can participate in (up to) 20-minute group sessions without disruption.
  • Are able to read and write at a grade 3 level.
  • Are able to follow 3 or more step instructions.

Who is not a fit?

Your teen may not meet the prerequisite skill requirements if they:

  • Are not speaking in full sentences.
  • Have dangerous behaviours towards themselves, teachers or peers that result in cuts, bruises, emergency calls or hospital visits. For behaviours that prevent group participation, consider 1-to-1 FBI or Full Day ABA. For new or escalating, high-risk behaviour, Urgent Response Services may be appropriate.

Schedule

DOWNTOWN TORONTO
(2 Surrey Pl.)
TTC Club Camp(Ages 13-15)
July 22 – July 26, 2024
Monday – Friday (5 days)
9:00 am- 12:00 pm (3 hours)$2,550 (including tax)Register

Ages 14-18

ABA Adventure Camp


Summer Level 2

Your teen is learning to communicate using single words or two-word phrases.


ABA Adventure Camp is an opportunity for your child (aged 14-18) to engage in recreation, outdoor play and local outings while learning to communicate with more single words and short sentences.


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Is your child ready to increase vocabulary, group readiness skills and social interaction while experiencing the joy and adventure of summer camp? If yes, ABA Adventure Camp is for you! Get the delights of summer camp with the clinical support to help your child thrive!

Funding options: OAP/AccessOAP funding (Childhood Budgets, Interim One-Time Funding, Core Clinical Services Funding), insurance, charitable funds, out-of-pocket

Unsure which service to choose?

Our programs cater to a variety of skill levels, ensuring there’s a perfect fit for your child’s unique talents. To discover the right programs, please download our Summer Program Map.

This camp is at a similar skill level to Early to Intermediate Communication and school-year offerings like Social Stars, Getting Ready for Group and Getting Ready for School.

Sample Goals

The types of goals that your child may target in this group include:

  • Independently make short sentences (2-3 word) requests for 5-10 different items
  • Follow instructions that are directed towards a group (e.g. “everybody stand up”)
  • Respond to a request from a peer during naturally occurring opportunities
  • Engage in turn-taking with peers
  • Sit group snack for 10 minutes

Prerequisite Skills

Who should register?

Your teen meets the prerequisite skill requirements if they:

  • Can request 5 or more items using single words, pictures or sign.
  • Can be understood by a new person.
  • Respond to their name.
  • Use words in context and with intent. Example: Saying the word “fork” when sitting at the table or saying “dog” when they see a dog.
  • Can repeat single words at least 80% of the time.
  • Can follow simple instructions such as “Sit down”, “Come here” or “Stop”.
  • Can participate in a group lesson for at least 5 minutes.

Who is not a fit?

Your teen may not meet the prerequisite skill requirements if they:

  • Do not communicate using single words, pictures or sign.
  • Communicate fluently using back and forth conversation. Example: “My favourite colours are blue and purple. What about you?”
  • Speak in full sentences. Example: “I don’t want to go to the park today because we were there last week.”
  • Can ask “wh-” questions (who, what, where, when and why) independently.
  • Have dangerous behaviours towards themselves, teachers or peers that result in cuts, bruises, emergency calls or hospital visits. For behaviours that prevent group participation, consider 1-to-1 FBI or Full Day ABA. For new or escalating, high-risk behaviour, Urgent Response Services may be appropriate.

Schedule

DOWNTOWN TORONTO
(2 Surrey Pl.)
ABA Adventure Camp –
SOLD OUT
August 6 – August 9, 2024
Tuesday – Friday (4 days due to August holiday Monday)
9:00 am- 3:00 pm (6 hours)$4,080 (including tax)SOLD OUT
SCARBOROUGH
(10 Milner Business Ct., Suite 102)
ABA Adventure CampAugust 12 – August 16, 2024
Monday – Friday (5 days)
9:00 am- 3:00 pm (6 hours)$5,100 (including tax)Register
ETOBICOKE
(2150 Islington Ave., Suite 102)
ABA Adventure CampAugust 6 – August 9, 2024
Tuesday – Friday (4 days due to August holiday Monday)
9:00 am- 3:00 pm (6 hours)$4,080 (including tax)Register
NORTH YORK
(2 Champagne Dr., Unit E6)
ABA Adventure CampAugust 6 – August 9, 2024
Tuesday – Friday (4 days due to August holiday Monday)
9:00 am- 3:00 pm (6 hours)$4,080 (including tax)Register

Early to Intermediate Communication Compressed Group


Summer Level 2

Your teen is learning to communicate using single words or two-word phrases.


In Early to Intermediate Communication Compressed Group, your teen will learn to communicate with increased vocabulary or short sentences.


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Is your teen ready to increase vocabulary through fun activities in an engaging and supportive environment? If yes, Early to Intermediate Communication is right for you! In Early to Intermediate Communication, teens with autism learn to request new activities or items, respond to gestures, label objects, comment on their environment, ask for help when they need it and answer simple questions.

Funding options: OAP/AccessOAP funding (Childhood Budgets, Interim One-Time Funding, Core Clinical Services Funding), insurance, charitable funds, out-of-pocket

Unsure which service to choose?

Our programs cater to a variety of skill levels, ensuring there’s a perfect fit for your child’s unique talents. To discover the right programs, please download our Summer Program Map.

This group is at a similar skill level to ABA Adventure Camp and school-year offerings like Social Stars, Getting Ready for Group and Getting Ready for School.

Sample Goals

The types of goals that your child may target in this group include:

  • Selecting 15-20 different items or pictures
  • Learning to request missing items without being prompted
  • Following two-step instructions
  • Speaking 10 two-part requests like “Go fast” or “Pour juice”
  • Making 10 two-part observations about their environment like “Ball rolling” or “Toy spinning”
  • Requesting others’ attention by saying things like “Look at this” or “Listen to me”

Prerequisite Skills

Who should register?

Your teen meets the prerequisite skill requirements if they:

  • Can request 5 or more items using single words, pictures or sign.
  • Can be understood by a new person.
  • Respond to their name.
  • Use words in context and with intent. Example: Saying the word “fork” when sitting at the table or saying “dog” when they see a dog.
  • Can repeat single words at least 80% of the time.
  • Can follow simple instructions such as “Sit down”, “Come here” or “Stop”.
  • Can participate in a group lesson for at least 5 minutes.

Who is not a fit?

Your teen may not meet the prerequisite skill requirements if they:

  • Do not communicate using single words, pictures or sign.
  • Communicate fluently using back and forth conversation. Example: “My favourite colours are blue and purple. What about you?”
  • Speak in full sentences. Example: “I don’t want to go to the park today because we were there last week.”
  • Can ask “wh-” questions (who, what, where, when and why) independently.
  • Have dangerous behaviours towards themselves, teachers or peers that result in cuts, bruises, emergency calls or hospital visits. For behaviours that prevent group participation, consider 1-to-1 FBI or Full Day ABA. For new or escalating, high-risk behaviour, Urgent Response Services may be appropriate.

Schedule

DOWNTOWN TORONTO
(2 Surrey Pl.)
Early to Intermediate Communication Compressed Group(Ages 13-15)
July 22 – August 2, 2024
Monday – Friday (2 weeks, 10 days)
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (3 hours per day)$5,100 (including tax)Register
Early to Intermediate Communication Compressed Group(Ages 14-18)
August 6 – August 16, 2024
Monday – Friday (2 weeks, 9 days due to August holiday Monday)
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (3 hours per day)$4,590 (including tax)Register
ETOBICOKE
(2150 Islington Ave., Suite 102)
Early to Intermediate Communication Compressed Group(Ages 14-18)
July 22 – August 2, 2024
Monday – Friday (2 weeks, 10 days)
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (3 hours per day)$5,100 (including tax)Register
Early to Intermediate Communication Compressed Group(Ages 14-18)
August 19 – August 30, 2024
Monday – Friday (2 weeks, 10 days)
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (3 hours per day)$5,100 (including tax)Register
MID-SCARBOROUGH HUB
(2660 Eglington Ave)
Early to Intermediate Communication Compressed Group(Ages 13-15)
July 8 – July 19, 2024
Monday – Friday (2 weeks, 10 days)
12:30 PM – 3:30 PM (3 hours per day)$5,100 (including tax)Register
Early to Intermediate Communication Compressed Group(Ages 13-15)
July 22 – August 2, 2024
Monday – Friday (2 weeks, 10 days)
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (3 hours per day)$5,100 (including tax)Register
Early to Intermediate Communication Compressed Group(Ages 14-18)
August 6 – August 16, 2024
Monday – Friday (2 weeks, 9 days due to August holiday Monday)
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (3 hours per day)$4,590 (including tax)Register
Early to Intermediate Communication Compressed Group(Ages 14-18)
August 19 – August 30, 2024
Monday – Friday (2 weeks, 10 days)
12:30 PM – 3:30 PM (3 hours per day)$5,100 (including tax)Register

Conversation Club Compressed Group


Summer Level 3 and Up

Your teen is speaking in full sentences and increasing their skills in back-and-forth conversation with peers.


In Conversation Club Compressed Group, your teen will build communication skills including initiating, maintaining, and appropriately ending conversations.


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Is your child ready to learn and practice elements of conversation in a fun interactive group environment? If yes, Conversation Club is right for you! In this program, participants practise initiating and maintaining conversations, taking turns speaking, staying on topic, reading non-verbal cues, and ending conversations.

Funding options: OAP/AccessOAP funding (Childhood Budgets, Interim One-Time Funding, Core Clinical Services Funding), insurance, charitable funds, out-of-pocket

Unsure which service to choose?

Our programs cater to a variety of skill levels, ensuring there’s a perfect fit for your child’s unique talents. To discover the right programs, please download our Summer Program Map.

This group is at a similar skill level to Kitchen Plus Camp, Friendship Zone Camp and Social Time.

Sample Goals

Your teen meets the prerequisite skill requirements if they:

  • Speak in full sentences of five words or more. Example: “Let’s go to the park.”
  • Can ask and answer simple “wh-” questions (who, what, where, when and why) independently. Example: What is your name?
  • Can follow one and two-step instructions independently. Example: Go get your water bottle and come sit down.
  • Can participate in a group lesson for at least 15 minutes.

Prerequisite Skills

Who should register?

Your child might benefit from this group if they:

  • Have emerging back and forth conversation skills.
  • Can ask and answer questions and make comments.
  • Can speak about things that interest them.
  • Are interested in making friends and socializing with peers.
  • Can sit and participate in a group lesson or activity for at least 15 minutes.

Who is not a fit?

Your teen may not meet the prerequisite skill requirements if they:

  • Require assistance to use full sentences.
  • Often do not ask questions or do not provide answers when asked a question.
  • Persistant refusal of social interaction with peers.
  • Have dangerous behaviours towards themselves, teachers or peers that result in cuts, bruises, emergency calls or hospital visits. For behaviours that prevent group participation, consider 1-to-1 FBI or Full Day ABA. For new or escalating, high-risk behaviour, Urgent Response Services may be appropriate.

Schedule

DOWNTOWN TORONTO
(2 Surrey Pl.)
Conversation Club Compressed GroupJuly 8 – July 19, 2024
Monday – Friday (2 weeks, 10 days)
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM (2 hours)$3,400 (including tax)Sign Up
Conversation Club Compressed GroupJuly 22 – August 2, 2024
Monday – Friday (2 weeks, 10 days)
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM (2 hours)$3,400 (including tax)Sign Up
Conversation Club Compressed GroupAugust 19 – August 30, 2024
Monday – Friday (2 weeks, 10 days)
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM (2 hours)$3,400 (including tax)Sign Up

Friendship Zone Camp


Summer Level 3 and Up

Your teen is speaking in full sentences and increasing their skills in back-and-forth conversation with peers.


In Friendship Zone Camp, your child will increase awareness of peer dynamics, make friends and respond to challenging social situations.

Show/Hide Goals, Prerequisite Skills & Schedule

Is your child or teen ready to make friends and develop their social skills while experiencing the joy and adventure of summer camp? If yes, Friendship Zone Camp is right for you! 

Friendship Zone Camp is an opportunity for children and teens aged 6-18 to engage in outdoor activities, recreation, games and local outings while practicing skills interacting positively with peers, making and keeping friends, building good sportsmanship and navigating conflict and disappointment. Get the delights of summer camp with the clinical support to help your child thrive!

Funding options: OAP/AccessOAP funding (Childhood Budgets, Interim One-Time Funding, Core Clinical Services Funding), insurance, charitable funds, out-of-pocket

Unsure which service to choose?

Our programs cater to a variety of skill levels, ensuring there’s a perfect fit for your child’s unique talents. To discover the right programs, please download our Summer Program Map.

This group is at a similar skill level to Kitchen Plus Camp, Conversation Club and Social Time.

Prerequisite Skills

Who should register?

Your teen meets the prerequisite skill requirements if they:

  • Speak in full sentences of five words or more. Example: “Let’s go to the park.”
  • Can ask and answer simple “wh-” questions (who, what, where, when and why) independently. Example: What is your name?
  • Make appropriate comments in conversation with peers.
  • May have one or more friend already.
  • Will independently initiate and return greetings with peers. Example: Say “hi” and “bye”.
  • Will transition between activities and environments without additional support. Example: Walk in a single file line.
  • Can participate in a group lesson for at least 15 minutes.

Who is not a fit?

Your teen may not meet the prerequisite skill requirements if they:

  • Require assistance to use full sentences.
  • Often do not ask questions or do not provide answers when asked a question.
  • Persistant refusal of social interaction with peers.
  • Have dangerous behaviours towards themselves, teachers or peers that result in cuts, bruises, emergency calls or hospital visits. For behaviours that prevent group participation, consider 1-to-1 FBI or Full Day ABA. For new or escalating, high-risk behaviour, Urgent Response Services may be appropriate.

Schedule

DOWNTOWN TORONTO
(2 Surrey Pl.)
Friendship Zone CampAugust 19 – August 23, 2024
Monday – Friday (5 days)
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM (6 hours)$5,100 (including tax)Sign Up
Friendship Zone CampAugust 26 – August 30, 2024
Monday – Friday (5 days)
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM (6 hours)$5,100 (including tax)Sign Up
ETOBICOKE
(2150 Islington Ave., Suite 102)
Friendship Zone CampJuly 29 – August 2, 2024
Monday – Friday (5 days)
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM (6 hours)$5,100 (including tax)Sign Up
SCARBOROUGH
(10 Milner Business Ct., Suite 102)
Friendship Zone CampAugust 26 – August 30, 2024
Monday – Friday (5 days)
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM (6 hours)$5,100 (including tax)Sign Up

Social Time


Summer Level 3 and Up

Your teen is speaking in full sentences and increasing their skills in back-and-forth conversation with peers.


In Social Time Compressed Group, your child will start to read social cues and navigate peer expectations.


Show/Hide Goals, Prerequisite Skills & Schedule

Is your child or teen ready to learn social cues and understand how to engage with peers in a supportive, welcoming group environment? If yes, Social Time is right for you! This program aims to help children and teens with autism practice recognizing what others are thinking and feeling, reading facial expressions and body language, engaging in conversations and responding to challenging situations.

Funding options: OAP/AccessOAP funding (Childhood Budgets, Interim One-Time Funding, Core Clinical Services Funding), insurance, charitable funds, out-of-pocket

Unsure which service to choose?

Our programs cater to a variety of skill levels, ensuring there’s a perfect fit for your child’s unique talents. To discover the right programs, please download our Summer Program Map.

This group is at a similar skill level to Kitchen Plus Camp, Conversation Club and Friendship Zone Camp.

Sample Goals

The type of goals your teen may target in this group include:

  • Looking at person when starting and ending a conversation
  • Describing the steps of introducing yourself
  • Demonstrating the steps of initiating and responding to introductions
  • Identifying non-verbal communication and corresponding emotions
  • Identifying examples of teasing, bullying, rumours and gossip, and learn how to respond
  • Identifying 3 good and 3 bad qualities of a friend

Prerequisite Skills

Who should register?

Your teen meets the prerequisite skill requirements if they:

  • Speak in full sentences of five words or more. Example: “Let’s go to the park”.
  • Ask and answers simple “wh-” questions (who, what, where, when and why) independently (e.g., what is your name?).
  • Will independently initiate and return greets to peers (i.e., say “hi” and “bye”).
  • Can sit, attend, and participate, in a group activity for 15 minutes or more.

Who is not a fit?

Your teen may not meet the prerequisite skill requirements if they:

  • Are not speaking in full sentences of five words or more. Example: “Let’s go to the park”.
  • Persistent refusal of any social interaction with peers.

Have dangerous behaviours towards themselves, teachers or peers that result in cuts, bruises, emergency calls or hospital visits. For behaviours that prevent group participation, consider 1-to-1 FBI or Full Day ABA. For new or escalating, high-risk behaviour, Urgent Response Services may be appropriate.

Schedule

DOWNTOWN TORONTO
(2 Surrey Pl.)
Social TimeJuly 8 – July 19, 2024
Monday – Friday (2 weeks, 10 days)
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM (2 hours)$3,400 (including tax)Register
Social TimeJuly 22 – August 2, 2024
Monday – Friday (2 weeks, 10 days)
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM (2 hours)$3,400 (including tax)Register
Social TimeAugust 19 – August 30, 2024
Monday – Friday (2 weeks, 10 days)
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM (2 hours)$3,400 (including tax)Register
MID-SCARBOROUGH HUB
(2660 Eglington Ave)
Social TimeAugust 19 – August 30, 2024
Monday – Friday (2 weeks, 10 days)
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM (2 hours)$3,400 (including tax)Register
ETOBICOKE
(2150 Islington Ave., Suite 102)
Social TimeJuly 22 – August 2, 2024
Monday – Friday (2 weeks, 10 days)
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM (2 hours)$3,400 (including tax)Register
NORTH YORK
(2 Champagne Dr., Unit E6)
Social TimeJuly 22 – August 2, 2024
Monday – Friday (2 weeks, 10 days)
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM (2 hours)$3,400 (including tax)Register

Working Together Compressed Group


Summer Level 4

Your teen can work on group and independent projects and use language to explain problems they’re trying to solve.


In Working Together Compressed Group, your teen will learn to collaborate, share ideas and work on group projects.


Show/Hide Goals, Prerequisite Skills & Schedule

Is your teen ready to make friends while learning to collaborate, share ideas and work on group projects? If yes, Working Together is right for you! In Working Together, participants will focus on maintaining conversations, perspective-taking, negotiation, and teamwork.

Funding options: OAP/AccessOAP funding (Childhood Budgets, Interim One-Time Funding, Core Clinical Services Funding), insurance, charitable funds, out-of-pocket

Unsure which service to choose?

Our programs cater to a variety of skill levels, ensuring there’s a perfect fit for your child’s unique talents. To discover the right programs, please download our Summer Program Map.

This group is at a similar skill level to Friendship Zone Camp, Social Time, Conversation Club, Healthy Living (Advanced) Camp and TTC Club Camp, and school-year offerings like PEERS and Take a Deep Breath.

Sample Goals

The type of goals your teen may target in this group include:

  • Learning to introduce themselves including identifying personal strengths or interests
  • Asking others about their interests and adapt conversations according to their communicative partner
  • Identifying and demonstrating respect for a peer’s point of view
  • Learning to accept and give compliments and feedback to others 
  • Working cooperatively to complete and present a project with peers.

Prerequisite Skills

Who should register?

Your teen meets the prerequisite skill requirements if they:

  • Speak in complex sentences using adjectives, adverbs and past and present tense. Example: “I don’t want to go to the park today because we were there yesterday.”
  • Can identify and describe feelings of their own and others.
  • Can give examples of events that may evoke specific feelings.
  • Should be able to regulate their emotions when needing to compromise or not getting their “way”.
  • Have established back-and-forth conversation skills. Example: “My favourite colours are yellow and orange because they remind me of a sunset. What about you?”
  • Can sit, attend, and participate in a group activity for 15 minutes or more.

Who is not a fit?

Your teen may not meet the prerequisite skill requirements if they:

  • If they speak in simple sentences without adjectives, adverbs, past and present tense, etc. or do not use rationalization Example: Question “Why do you want to go to the park?”, answer “Because.”
  • Participate in conversations as primarily the “listener” or “speaker” (Example, they ask many questions without answering those asked or they answer questions without providing their own questions).
  • Have dangerous behaviours towards themselves, teachers or peers that result in cuts, bruises, emergency calls or hospital visits. For behaviours that prevent group participation, consider 1-to-1 FBI or Full Day ABA. For new or escalating, high-risk behaviour, Urgent Response Services may be appropriate.

Schedule

SCARBOROUGH
(10 Milner Business Ct., Suite 102)
Working Together Compressed GroupJuly 8 – July 19, 2024
Monday – Friday (2 weeks, 10 days)
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM (2 hours)$3,400 (including tax)Sign Up

Healthy Living (Advanced) Camp


Summer Level 4

Your teen can work on group and independent projects and use language to explain problems they’re trying to solve.


In Healthy Living (Advanced) Camp, your teen will learn fitness skills by working with a personal trainer at a real gym.

Show/Hide Goals, Prerequisite Skills & Schedule

Is your child or teen ready to enhance their nutrition, fitness and emotional regulation skills? If yes, Healthy Living Camp is right for you! In Healthy Living Camp, children and teens learn to improve their health while exploring new environments using the TTC. Please note that TTC fare is not included.

Funding options: OAP/AccessOAP funding (Childhood Budgets, Interim One-Time Funding, Core Clinical Services Funding), insurance, charitable funds, out-of-pocket

Unsure which service to choose?

Our programs cater to a variety of skill levels, ensuring there’s a perfect fit for your child’s unique talents. To discover the right programs, please download our Summer Program Map.

This group is at a similar skill level to Friendship Zone Camp, Social Time, Working Together, Conversation Club and TTC Club Camp, and school-year offerings like PEERS and Take a Deep Breath.

Sample Goals

The types of goals that your teen may target in this group include:

  • Following instructions to make a nutritious snack
  • Identifying 2 personal values and behaviours that align with or go against those values
  • Learning to use gym equipment and set goals for a healthy lifestyle
  • Using the TTC with assistance and identifying 2 ways to promote safety on public transportation

Prerequisite Skills

Who should register?

Your teen meets the prerequisite skill requirements if they:

  • Can ask questions, make comments and understand others
  • Are motivated to improve their health, independence, nutrition and community safety skills
  • Are able to read and write at a grade 3 level

Who is not a fit?

Your teen may not meet the prerequisite skill requirements if they:

  • Are not speaking in full sentences.
  • Have dangerous behaviours towards themselves, teachers or peers that result in cuts, bruises, emergency calls or hospital visits. For behaviours that prevent group participation, consider 1-to-1 FBI or Full Day ABA. For new or escalating, high-risk behaviour, Urgent Response Services may be appropriate.

Schedule

DOWNTOWN TORONTO
(2 Surrey Pl.)
Healthy Living (Advanced) Camp
SOLD OUT
July 22 – July 26, 2024
Monday – Friday (5 days)
9:00 am- 3:00 pm (6 hours)$5,100 (including tax)SOLD OUT
Healthy Living (Advanced) CampJuly 29 – August 2, 2024
Monday – Friday (5 days)
9:00 am- 3:00 pm (6 hours)$5,100 (including tax)Register
Healthy Living (Advanced) CampAugust 6 – August 9, 2024
Monday – Friday (4 days
due to August holiday Monday)
9:00 am- 3:00 pm (6 hours)$4,080 (including tax)Register

TTC Club Camp


Summer Level 4

Your teen can work on group and independent projects and use language to explain problems they’re trying to solve.


In TTC Club Camp, your teen will learn about community safety, TTC trip planning and navigation in a supportive group environment.

Show/Hide Goals, Prerequisite Skills & Schedule

Teens will identify steps for staying safe while using public transportation, and who, where and how to ask for help while in the community. Additional skills include self-advocacy, learning to follow a TTC map and problem-solving when things don’t go as planned. Please note that TTC fare is not included.

Funding options: OAP/AccessOAP funding (Childhood Budgets, Interim One-Time Funding, Core Clinical Services Funding), insurance, charitable funds, out-of-pocket

Unsure which service to choose?

Our programs cater to a variety of skill levels, ensuring there’s a perfect fit for your child’s unique talents. To discover the right programs, please download our Summer Program Map.

This group is at a similar skill level to Friendship Zone Camp, Social Time, Working Together, Conversation Club and Healthy Living (Advanced) Camp, and school-year offerings like PEERS and Take a Deep Breath.

Sample Goals

The types of goals that your teen may target in this group include:

  • Identifying community signs and maps
  • Using phone and computer applications such as Google Maps and TTC Planner to plan routes
  • Identifying TTC etiquette
  • Staying safe while using all forms of public transportation
  • Identifying where, who, when and how to ask for help
  • Advocating for oneself and making good choices

Prerequisite Skills

Who should register?

Your teen meets the prerequisite skill requirements if they:

  • Can ask questions, make comments and understand others.
  • Can participate in (up to) 20-minute group sessions without disruption.
  • Are able to read and write at a grade 3 level.
  • Are able to follow 3 or more step instructions.

Who is not a fit?

Your teen may not meet the prerequisite skill requirements if they:

  • Are not speaking in full sentences.
  • Have dangerous behaviours towards themselves, teachers or peers that result in cuts, bruises, emergency calls or hospital visits. For behaviours that prevent group participation, consider 1-to-1 FBI or Full Day ABA. For new or escalating, high-risk behaviour, Urgent Response Services may be appropriate.

Schedule

DOWNTOWN TORONTO
(2 Surrey Pl.)
TTC Club Camp
SOLD OUT
Ages 14-18
July 8 – July 12, 2024
Monday – Friday (5 days)
9:00 am- 12:00 pm (3 hours)$2,550 (including tax)SOLD OUT
TTC Club CampAges 14-18
July 15- July 19, 2024
Monday – Friday (5 days)
9:00 am- 12:00 pm (3 hours)$2,550 (including tax)Register
TTC Club Camp –
SOLD OUT
Ages 13-15
July 22 – July 26, 2024
Monday – Friday (5 days)
9:00 am- 12:00 pm (3 hours)$2,550 (including tax)SOLD OUT
TTC Club CampAges 14-18
July 29 – August 2, 2024
Monday – Friday (5 days)
9:00 am- 12:00 pm (3 hours)$2,550 (including tax)Register
TTC Club CampAges 13-15
August 6 – August 9, 2024
Tuesday – Friday (4 days due to August holiday Monday)
9:00 am- 12:00 pm (3 hours)$2,040 (including tax)Register
TTC Club Camp
SOLD OUT
Ages 14-18
August 6 – August 9, 2024
Tuesday – Friday (4 days due to August holiday Monday)
9:00 am- 12:00 pm (3 hours)$2,040 (including tax)SOLD OUT
TTC Club CampAges 14-18
August 12 – August 16, 2024
Monday – Friday (5 days)
9:00 am- 12:00 pm (3 hours)$2,550 (including tax)Register
SCARBOROUGH
(10 Milner Business Ct., Suite 102)
TTC Club CampAges 14-18
July 8 – July 12, 2024
Monday – Friday (5 days)
9:00 am- 12:00 pm (3 hours)$2,550 (including tax)Register
TTC Club CampAges 14-18
July 15 – July 19, 2024
Monday – Friday (5 days)
9:00 am- 12:00 pm (3 hours)$2,550 (including tax)Register
ETOBICOKE
(2150 Islington Ave., Suite 102)
TTC Club CampAges 14-18
July 22 – July 26, 2024
Monday – Friday (5 days)
9:00 am- 12:00 pm (3 hours)$2,550 (including tax)Register
NORTH YORK
(2 Champagne Dr., Unit E6)
TTC Club CampAges 14-18
July 22 – July 26, 2024
Monday – Friday (5 days)
9:00 am- 12:00 pm (3 hours)$2,550 (including tax)Register

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By 2 months

Has your baby had their hearing screened? YES NO

By 6 months

Does the child?

Startle in response to loud noises? YES NO
Turn to where a sound is coming from? YES NO
Make different cries for different needs (hungry, tired)? YES NO
Watch your face as you talk? YES NO
Smile/laugh in response to your smiles and laughs? YES NO
Imitate coughs or other sounds such as ah, eh, buh YES NO

By 9 months

Does the child?

Respond to their name? YES NO
Respond to the telephone ringing or a knock at the door? YES NO
Understand being told no? YES NO
Get what they want through using gestures (reaching to be picked up)? YES NO
Play social games with you (Peek-a-Boo)? YES NO
Enjoy being around people? YES NO
Babble and repeat sounds such as babababa or duhduhduh? YES NO

By 12 months

Does the child?

Follow simple one-step directions (sit down)? YES NO
Look across the room to a toy when adult points at it? YES NO
Consistently use three to five words? YES NO
Use gestures to communicate (waves hi/bye, shakes head for no)? YES NO
Get your attention using sounds, gestures and pointing while looking at your eyes? YES NO
Bring you toys to show you? YES NO
Perform for social attention and praise? YES NO
Combine lots of sounds together as though talking (abada baduh abee)? YES NO
Show an interest in simple picture books? YES NO

By 18 months

Does the child?

Understand the meaning of in and out, off and on? YES NO
Point to more than 2 body parts when asked? YES NO
Use at least 20 words consistently? YES NO
Respond with words or gestures to simple questions (Where's teddy? What's that?)? YES NO
Demonstrate some pretend play with toys (gives teddy bear a drink, pretends a bowl is a hat)? YES NO
Make at least four different consonant sounds (p ,b, m, n, d, g, w, h)? YES NO
Enjoy being read to and sharing simple books with you? YES NO
Point to pictures using one finger? YES NO

By 2 years

Does the child?

Follow two-step directions (Go find your teddy bear and show it to Grandma.)? YES NO
Use 100 to 150 words? YES NO
Use at least two pronouns (you, me, mine)? YES NO
Consistently combine two to four words in short phrases (Daddy hat. Truck go down.)? YES NO
Enjoy being around other children? YES NO
Begin to offer toys to other children and imitate other children's actions and words? YES NO
Use words that are understood by others 50 to 60 per cent of the time? YES NO
Form words or sounds easily and without effort? YES NO
Hold books the right way up and turn the pages? YES NO
Read to stuffed animals or toys? YES NO
Scribble with crayons? YES NO

By 30 months

Does the child?

Understand the concepts of size (big/little) and quantity (a little/a lot, more)? YES NO
Use some adult grammar (two cookies, bird flying, I jumped)? YES NO
Use over 350 words? YES NO
Use action words such as run, spill, fall? YES NO
Participate in some turn-taking activities with peers, using both words and toys? YES NO
Demonstrate concern when another child is hurt or sad? YES NO
Combine several actions in play (puts blocks in the train and drives the train, drops the blocks off.)? YES NO
Put sounds at the beginning of most words? YES NO
Use words with two or more syllables or beats (ba-na-na, com-pu-ter, a-pple)? YES NO
Recognize familiar logos and signs involving print (Stop sign)? YES NO
Remember and understand familiar stories? YES NO

By 3 years

Does the child?

Understand who, what, where and why questions? YES NO
Create long sentences using five to eight words? YES NO
Talk about past events (trip to grandparents house, day at child care)? YES NO
Tell simple stories? YES NO
Show affection for favourite playmates? YES NO
Engage in multi-step pretend play (pretending to cook a meal, repair a car)? YES NO
Talk in a way that most people outside of the family understand what she/he is saying most of the time? YES NO
Have an understanding of the function of print (menus, lists, signs)? YES NO
Show interest in, and awareness of, rhyming words? YES NO
Read to stuffed animals or toys? YES NO
Scribble with crayons? YES NO

By 4 years

Does the child?

Follow directions involving three or more steps (First get some paper, then draw a picture and give it to Mommy)? YES NO
Use adult type grammar? YES NO
Tell stories with a beginning, middle and end? YES NO
Talk to try and solve problems with adults and with other children? YES NO
Show increasingly complex imaginary play? YES NO
Talk in a way that is understood by strangers almost all the time? YES NO
Generate simple rhymes (cat-bat)? YES NO
Match some letters with their sounds (letter b says buh, letter t says tuh)? YES NO