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Website Links for Camps for individuals with ASD.  This is not an exhaustive list, if you have any other websites that you have found helpful, please email the link to us to be added.



List of great Summer Camps ~ Autism camps of all kinds many different areas . From little ones and teens

Hearts-in-Action ~ Hearts in Action is Edmonton’s unique summer day camp for children, youth and young adults with special needs.Each day a structured routine is offered where children participate in recreation and motor development, essential life skills and expressive arts activities throughout the day within their designated age group.Youth and young adults will have an opportunity to develop independence, decision making and self-confidence while exploring their own life’s vision.

Kitchen kids ~ is a weekly program where kids from 8-14 learn to cook a variety of recipes and enjoy great food in a fun environment.  In the hands-on classes, participants will create a shopping list and go on a supervised trip to a store to purchase ingredients.  They then prepare recipes individualized to their skill level.  Older kids with culinary experience may register as mentors.  You can find more about this program

Between Friends ~ provides quality social and recreational opportunities in an accepting environment, focusing on children and young adults with disabilities.

Easter Seals ~ Our programs provide vital mobility and accessibility equipment based on need - regardless of age, disease or disability. We're all about enhancing the quality of life, self-esteem and self determination of Albertans with disabilities and special needs.

Easter Seals Camp Horizon ~provides children and adults with disabilities and special needs life-changing outdoor experiences. Camp is located in Alberta's beautiful Kananaskis Country.This fully accessible facility is equipped with a giant swing, swimming pool, archery range, climbing and traverse walls, high and low ropes, obstacle courses and comfortable lodges. Staff, Counsellors, Registered Nurses and program staff must meet the physical and emotional needs of children and adults with disabilities or special needs are highly-trained.

Alberta Special Needs Camps ~ a list of different types of camps to choose from



British Columbia


Zajac Ranch  ~ runs a variety of camps for kids with challenges and life threatening illnesses.


Camp Shawnigan (Vancouver Island) ~ sponsored by the British Columbia Lions Society. Contact, or phone 1-888-868-2822, for more information.


Camp Squamish (outside of Vancouver) ~ sponsored by the British Columbia Lions Society. Contact, or phone 1-888-868-2822, for more information.


Camp Winfield(in the Okanagan Valley) ~ sponsored by the British Columbia Lions Society. Contact, or phone 1-888-868-2822, for more information.




Ontario Camping Association's page for Special Needs Camps for a listing of camps in Ontario (too many to list here).


Ontario Camps Association


Reach for the Rainbow ~ provides integrated recreation, respite and outreach opportunities designed to engage the hearts and minds of all individuals


Ability Camp Inc. ~ year round facility provides two different programs, Conductive Education and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT).


Camp Kennebec – Arden, ON

Camp Kiatou ~ Campbellville, ON

Camp Towhee – Haliburton, ON

Camp Winston – Kilworthy, ON (Between Orillia and Gravenhurst)

Camp Kirk - Kirkfield, ON

Kinark Outdoor Centre – Minden, ON

Camp Kodiak ~ McKellar, ON

Camp Winston  ~ Muskoka, ON 

Camp Naorca - North York, ON

Blooming Acres Summer Camp - Oro Sation, ON (near Barrie)

Kids CAN - Summer Social Skills Programs - Port Credit, ON


Shadow Lake Centre ~ Stouffville, ON 


Glenbrook Day Camp - Stouffville, ON


Laura Hunter’s Steps Programs - Stouffville, ON

Ko-Ach Adventure – Toronto, ON


Bayview Glen Day Camp- Sunshine Program - Toronto, ON

Camp Robin Hood - Toronto, ON

Making Small Talk - Royal Ontario Museum Summer Club

Toronto Parks and Recreation (Adapted and Integrated services for People with Disabilities) Integrated Programs


YMCA - Toronto, ON

Prince Edward Island

Camp Gencheff ~ is a camp for children, teens and adults with physical and developmental disabilities. For more information, email Jodi, or phone: (902)569-2669.



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