ABA Summer Camps


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

Summer is just around the corner, and what better way to keep your child or teen with autism entertained than with our exciting ABA-based summer camps, covered by your AccessOAP funding! Our highly trained clinical team is proud to announce five new core clinical services designed specifically for children and teens with autism.

Funding

Summer camps at Surrey Place can be purchased using the following funding methods:

Want to start services in the spring?

Check out our ABA Group Therapy, with start dates in May 2024. These group services based on ABA principles cover topics that include communication, social skills, back and forth conversation and more!

Ages 3-18

ABA Adventure Camp

Ages 3-5: $2,550 | Mon – Fri | 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Ages 6-18: $5,110 | Mon – Fri | 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

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!

ABA Adventure Camp is an opportunity for children and teens aged 3-18 to engage in outdoor activities, recreation, games and local outings while targeting communication and social goals using applied behaviour analysis principles. 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

Ages 6-13

Coding & Robotics Camp

Ages 6-13: $5,110 | 1 Week | Mon – Fri

Is your child or teen ready to enhance their problem-solving and presentation skills through STEM-based projects? If yes, Coding & Robotics is for you!

Coding & Robotics Foundations (Ages 6-9)

At ages 6-9, your child will explore creative science projects like using snap circuits and building a weight-bearing bridge.

Coding & Robotics (Ages 10-13)

At age 10-13, your child will learn about SCRATCH coding, using ingenuity to take their ideas from concept to reality.

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

Ages 10-13

Kitchen Plus Camp

Ages 10-13: $5,110 | 1 Week | Mon – Fri

Is your child or teen ready to become more confident in the kitchen? If yes, our Kitchen Plus Camp is right for you!

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

Ages 10-18

Healthy Living Camp

Ages 10-18: $5,110 | 1 Week | Mon – Fri

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.

Healthy Living Camp (Beginner)

At ages 10-13, your child or teen will learn fitness skills through outdoor activities, recreation, games and outings.

Healthy Living Camp (Advanced)

At ages 14-18, your teen will work with a certified personal trainer in a real gym.

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

Ages 14-18

TTC Club Camp

Ages 14-18: $2,550 | Mon – Fri | 9 a.m. – 12 p.m

Is your teen interested in navigating their community independently using public transit? If yes, TTC Club Camp is right for you!

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

Complete Summer Camp Schedule

Already know what you’re looking for? Browse our complete summer schedule for an overview of all summer camp services offered at our five locations. Don’t see what you’re looking for? Additional summer programming will launch in May 2024.

Want to start services in the spring?

Check out our ABA Group Therapy, with start dates in May 2024. These group services based on ABA principles cover topics that include communication, social skills, emotional regulation and more!

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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