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Outdoor Active

For autistic youth & adults in Kelowna to get together and enjoy the great Okanagan outdoors!

In collaboration with CRIS Adaptive Adventures.

Youth & Adult Fall Program Guide

Age

Youth, Young Adult

Regions

Interior BC

Seasons

Fall, Winter, Spring

Outdoor Active is a weekly program for youth and adults on the spectrum to try new activities, like hiking, biking and showshoeing in the great outdoors.

The program is offered in collaboration with CRIS Adaptive Adventures.

Program Structure

  • Each session of the program consists of 1.5 hours, once per week, for multiple weeks.
  • Sessions for this program takes place three times during the year; Fall (mid-October to late November), Winter (late January to early March) and Spring (mid-April to late May).
  • Participants will be supported (if necessary) by a program leader, activity instructors, support workers, and volunteers.

*For the most up to date program details, visit canucksautism.ca/guide

Supports Provided

At Canucks Autism Network, we recognize that each individual on the spectrum is unique. All individuals across the autism spectrum are welcome in our programs.

Activities will be led by instructors from CRIS Adaptive Adventures. Additional support will be provided by a CAN program leader and support workers.

We strive to meet the unique needs of each program participant through conversation and collaboration. Please do not hesitate to contact our Youth & Adult Program Coordinator at [email protected] with any questions.

Program Criteria

  • Participants must meet session’s age requirements (ie 13yrs+) as of the day of the program start
  • Have an autism diagnosis, and an active CAN membership
  • Individuals across the autism spectrum are welcome
  • Commitment to attend session on a weekly basis (See Attendance Policy)

Stay informed

View the Program Guide for the latest program information.

Please check canucksautism.ca/health for the most-up-to-date information regarding CAN programming.

Have feedback? We’d love to hear from you!

Registration for Fall opens Mon, Aug 16 at noon

View the Fall program guide to see upcoming locations, dates, and times.

Registration closed on Friday, August 20 at noon.

Submit a late registration request >>

Login to your membership account when registration opens. Registration is not first-come first-served.*

*Due to the high volume of web traffic we experience when registration opens, you may experience issues logging onto the system. If you are unable to log on, please check back again later in the afternoon or evening. Your registration will not be affected if you submit your requests later in the day or in the week. Thank you for your patience and understanding!


Missed the Fall registration period?

Submit a late registration request: canucksautism.ca/late
Note that this is a new, streamlined process. We will no longer accept late registration requests emailed to [email protected]