Spring – Burnaby Programs & Activities

Thank you to the STADD Team for supporting local students and families!

The links and resources provided are meant to assist and support families to stay engaged, informed, and to provide new learning opportunities.


Autism Community Training – Spring and Summer 2021 Community Events | For More Info: https://www.actcommunity.ca/special-needs-community-events

ACT lists workshops and conferences in BC related to Autism and other special needs that are provided by local agencies and organizations.

Burnaby Village Museum | For More Info: https://www.burnabyvillagemuseum.ca/EN/main/visit/hours-rates.html

Canada Aviation and Space Museum | For More Info: https://ingeniumcanada.org/aviation/visit

Burnaby Village Museum is open seasonally. Admission is free. Advance online reservations are required. Please note the carousel and gift shop are closed.

Canucks Autism Network – Spring Program Guide | For More Info:https://www.canucksautism.ca/drive/uploads/2021/02/CAN-Program-Guide-Spring-2021- Feb26.pdf

Spring 2021 programming details including virtual monthly programs for youth and adults 13 to 17 and 18 and over.

City of New Westminster – Spring Break Brochure | Registration Opened February 25th | For More Info: https://citypage.newwestcity.ca/a1008178142073154995084cb5bd2942/start- planning-your-spring-break-activities

City of Burnaby – Spring Programs | Registration Opened March 1st | For More Info:https://www.burnaby.ca/Things-To-Do/Be-Active-Programs/Programs-for-Everyone.html

Down Syndrome Resource Foundation (DSRF) – Adult Programs | For More Info:https://fundraise.dsrf.org/event/dsrf-group-program-registration/e260792

The DSRF has a variety of adult programs available for consideration.

Down Syndrome Resource Foundation (DSRF) – Spring Programs | For More Info:https://www.dsrf.org/programs-&-resources/our-programs/

Spring 2021 programming details including small group classes for youth and adults.

Easter Seals – Online Classes & Day Camp Programs – Spring Break Day Camps &Spring Social Club | Ages 16 to 18 | For More Info: https://www.eastersealsbcy.ca/online- camps/page19image3543300400

All visitors must reserve their tickets in advance online. This includes Ingenium Members and those visiting during the free hour.

Easter Seals – Online Classes & Day Camp Programs – Spring Social Clubs | Ages 19 to 49 | For More Info: https://www.eastersealsbcy.ca/online-camps/

Science World | For More Info: https://www.scienceworld.ca/visit-us/
Fraser River Discovery Centre | For More Info: https://fraserriverdiscovery.org/hours/

H.R. MacMillan Space Centre | For More Info: https://www.spacecentre.ca/hours Maplewood Farm | For More Info: https://maplewoodfarm.bc.ca/hours-prices/

Museum of Vancouver | For More Info: https://museumofvancouver.ca/

UBC Summer Science Program 2021 | Now accepting applications | For More Info: https://health.aboriginal.ubc.ca/programming/summer-science/

There are two programs available to Indigenous students in grades 8 to 11:

The Summer Science program (June 27th to July 10th, 2021) is an in-person one-week cultural, health and science program for Indigenous students in grades 8-11.

The Virtual Indigenous Science Experience (VISE – July 19th to 23rd, 2021) was created in 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This program was created to allow accessibility to CEIH’s long running Summer Science Programming to allow for safe learning and connecting.

Vancouver Art Gallery | For More Info: https://www.vanartgallery.bc.ca/




https://bpl.bc.ca/people-help/bpl-for-teens/club-quaranteen | Email: teenservices@bpl.bc.ca

Club QuaranTEEN is a low-key virtual program for teens to chat about pop culture, media, and life! We meet on ZOOM, watch short films (3-5 minutes long) and discuss them. All teens are welcome!

CoMakeDo | For More Info: https://www.comakedo.ca/

CoMakeDo is an experience platform offering things for people to try and do throughout the week. If you’re worried about learning how to connect online, support is offered to help you get over your technical challenges! This site combines the efforts of many agencies including Kudoz, Real Talk, Meraki, and others.

Kudoz | For More Info: https://kudoz.ca/

Kudoz is an experience platform connecting people with and without disabilities to find things to do, together. Locals host one-hour experiences, anything from podcasting to learning Korean. Youth and adults with cognitive disabilities search the platform and book experiences to try. It’s free and there’s no waiting list!

Real Talk | For More Info: http://real-talk.org/

Real Talk is a sexual health initiative aimed at people with cognitive disabilities and their supporters. They host educational/social events where people with a cognitive disability can have open, honest conversations about dating, love, relationships, and sex. Sign up for an upcoming online conversation, movie night and/or check out their resource section. Website –

ZAP | North Shore Disability Resource Centre | Open to CLBC eligible youth 19 and over (or 16+ if currently at home) | For More Info: Email Kathy at k.nyoni@nsdrc.org | Phone: 604-240- 1277

ZAP is a virtual service, on Zoom, for adults with disabilities who are isolated and want to socialize. This program is designed for individuals who want to improve their academic, vocational, life skills and social life during the COVID 19 pandemic. It is free of charge and self- referrals are accepted.