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Whistler Family Guided Day Hike – Whistler Adaptive Program
August 28, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Our Friends at Whistler Adaptive Sports Program are hosting a hike on Sunday August 28th in Whistler for families of children on the Autism Spectrum. It’s a really affordable way for families to experience the magic of the mountain with guides that are experienced with both the mountain and programming for Autism.
Alpine Hike Camp Day
Sun, August 28 9 AM – 3 PM (6 hours)
This one-day camp will bring athletes on the spectrum, and their families, a fun filled alpine hike day up Whistler and Blackcomb mountain! Families will be taken up the gondola and lead through the alpine landscape by our wonderful coaches and volunteers. Lunch will be provide in the alpine.
What: Autism Camp (For individuals with autism and their entire families)
Where: Whistler Mountain
Our Service Give Away Draw is closed and the winners have been picked.
If you still want to attend they are taking registration at the expense of families. Cost: $45 per participant, plus $25 per family member joining no the hike, includes passes to the Whistler Mountain Gondola, and lunch/ email Dylan to register firstname.lastname@example.org
Age range: Any age!
To start the day we will go over our plan for the day and orient ourselves to the staff and surroundings. Following our orientation, we will head up the Blackcomb gondola and hike the decker loop and then return to the village after crossing to whistler on the peak to peak and heading down the Whistler gondola. Lunch will be provided for parents and children.
What to Bring
As we will be spending the whole day on the mountain it is very important to make sure you are all adequately prepared for the day. Temperatures will be cooler and poor weather can come in quickly on the mountain. Please consider both of these factors when dressing and packing clothes for yourself and your children. Please bring:
– Extra layers (pants and a sweater)
– Sun safety items (hat, sunglasses and sunscreen)
– Running shoes (children will not be allowed at camp this week if they do not have closed-toe shoes for walking on dirt trails)
AutismBC is sponsoring two families to join in the event. Enter HERE to be added to the program service give away draw
Learn More about Whistler HERE