MELBOURNE, FLA.—The week-long Brevard Autism Adventure Camp, held by Brevard PALS (Providing Autism Links and Support), in partnership with The Scott Center for Autism Treatment at Florida Institute of Technology and UCF CARD, takes place March 24-28, the week of Brevard Public Schools’ Spring Break. The camp is for teens with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) aged 10-18.
Brevard Autism Adventure Camp is a spring break camp dedicated to the provision of creativity, socialization, and personal-growth. The program was developed in response to the limited options and high demand for appropriate spring programs for pre-teens and teenagers with ASD can interact safely and productively. Campers with ASD must be registered with the UCF Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD) to participate.
Brevard Autism Adventure Camp will provide campers with natural environments to help build friendships, learn and use social skills, explore nature, make arts and crafts, participate in swimming, sports and games and use various functional skills, while having fun. Small groups of children will be supervised by adults who are experienced in working with children with ASD.
The camp cost is $180 and scholarship funds are available. Space is limited. For more information, call (321) 768-6800 or visit www.thescottcenter.org.
The Scott Center at Florida Tech is dedicated to providing the highest quality treatment, training and applied research to enhance the functioning and improve the quality of life of children with autism and related disabilities in Central Florida.