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AutismBC Goes to Centennial Park with Girls Club (Victoria)
July 29 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
AutismBC Goes to Centennial Park in Victoria with the Girls Club, South Vancouver Island Chapter
Welcome to this AutismBC Goes to Centennial Park in Victoria, in collaboration with the Girls Club, South Vancouver Island. This community-based event aims to provide opportunities for our members to connect while removing any cost barriers. Join us for a couple of hours of fun, food, and friendship!
Date: July 29, 2023
Time: 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Location: Shelter #2, Centennial Park, Victoria, 7526 Wallace Dr, Saanichton, BC V8M 1V8
- AutismBC Members
- Neurodivergent girls and their families. Self-identified girls, nonbinary and trans-inclusive. Girls of all ages and abilities are welcome.
- Anyone with connections to the autism community in the South Vancouver Island
Capacity: 100 spots are available.
Additional Info: In your registration please include if there are dietary restrictions/allergies. Consider bringing a picnic blanket to sit on, or other seating if you prefer. Feel free to bring games and snacks, and we recommend bringing proper protective sun wear and sunscreen.
About AutismBC Goes:
At AutismBC Goes events, we aim to foster a sense of community and belonging, ensuring that cost is never a barrier to participation. By organizing engaging outings and activities, we offer opportunities for autistic individuals and their families to connect, have fun, and learn in a supportive environment. Join Sarah Taylor, our Vancouver Island Regional Coordinator at this fun event!
About Centennial Park:
Centennial Park is a 18.42-hectare community park, located in the 7500 block of Wallace Drive, in Saanichton. It was created in 1958 to commemorate the establishment of British Columbia as a Crown Colony 100 years earlier. Since then, the park has grown in size and has a wide array of features including two sports fields (six ball diamonds), three concessions (open seasonally); a large children’s playground; three picnic shelters; a lawn bowling green, and clubhouse; a lacrosse box; three tennis courts; walking trails; natural areas and a fieldhouse (with public washrooms).
About Girls Club South VI Chapter:
Girls Club is a provincial charitable organization that envisions a world where girls with neurological/developmental differences feel celebrated, included, and connected. They are dedicated to empowering girls and young women with special needs, fostering friendships, and promoting a sense of belonging.
Through various activities, workshops, and events, Girls Club aims to create a supportive community where girls can thrive, make friends, and develop their unique talents. By collaborating with AutismBC, they strive to ensure that girls on the autism spectrum have the opportunity to be included, celebrated, and connected with their peers.
South Vancouver Island Chapter launched in February 2023 and the Chapter Leader is Kathy.
To participate in this exciting event, please click the registration link below to complete the registration form.
We look forward to welcoming you and your family to AutismBC Goes to Centennial Park in Victoria, in partnership with the Girls Club, South VI Chapter.
Let’s make new friends, have fun, and create lasting memories together!
To learn more about Girls Club: Mission, Vision, Purpose & Beliefs — inGIRLS CLUB
Our programs are designed to support, empower, and connect the autism community!
Not yet an AutismBC Member?
Sign-up for a Membership: Our Membership — AutismBC
Food and beverages are provided by a grant from the Safeway Community Action Fund.