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Family Camp

Family Camp offers families with one or more children on the autism spectrum the chance to enjoy a family vacation in an inclusive and supportive environment. The program was developed in direct response to families who greatly appreciated the Autism Family Respite Weekends, but were looking for an affordable option to spend additional time together in a non-judgmental place. This four day/three night program typically runs for a group of approximately 12 ASD families. Each family attending a KOC family camp receives an information package and a phone call from a member of the KOC coordinator team prior to attendance: allowing for plenty of time to ask questions and ensure your family is ready – we aim to relieve any barriers to your ability in participating in a family camp program. Our traditional camping experience and environment coupled with a staff team who have extensive training and experience in autism services makes this family camp a memorable get-away!

Sample Schedule

This is a sample schedule to give you an idea of what your week might look like. Your family will be given a schedule of the week on the first day and announcements are made at each meal to inform you of the upcoming activities.

Day 1
11:00am – Arrival, Settle in to cabins, site tour and Meet the Staff!
12:30pm- Lunch
1:30pm – Introductions
2:00pm – Swim Assessments followed by boating and free swim period.
5:00pm – Change and free time
5:30pm – Dinner
6:45pm – Evening Program

Day 2
7:15am – Early Bird Fishing
8:00am – Breakfast
9:00am – Family Options: Climbing Wall, Archery, Arts and Crafts
10:30am – Family Options: Climbing Wall, Archery, Arts and Crafts
12:00pm – Lunch
1:00pm – Rest/Free time
2:00pm – Family Options: High Ropes, Fishing, Pontoon Boat
3:30pm – Open Waterfront
5:30pm – Dinner
6:15pm – Soccer baseball
7:15pm – All Camp Evening Program
8:00pm – Evening Snack

Day 3
7:15am – Early bird yoga
8:00am – Breakfast
9:00am – Family Options: Static Ropes Course and Archery
10:30am – Family Options Static Ropes Course or Tie Dye
12:00pm – Lunch
1:00pm – Rest/Free time
2:00pm – Open Waterfront
5:00pm – Change and Talent Show prep
5:30pm – Dinner
6:15pm – Evening Activity
7:00pm – Campfire Talent Show
8:30pm – Evening Snack

Day 4
8:00am – Breakfast
9:00am – Pack up Cabins
10:30am – Large group game
12:00pm – Lunch
2:00pm – Depart