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Parks Canada Learn to Camp Workshop (6-14yrs) | Aug 16, North Van
RSVP by Aug 11

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Monthly Youth and Young Adult Programs Open on August 12
Reg. opens: Mon, Aug 12 at noon
Reg. closes: Fri, Aug 16 at noon
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2019 Fall Program Registration Opens August 19
Reg. opens: Mon, Aug 19 at noon
Reg. closes: Fri, Aug 23 at noon
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Chilliwack Corn Maze | September 15
Reg. opens: Mon, Aug 26 at noon
Reg. closes: Fri, Aug 30 at noon
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2019 Fall Leisure Guide
Fall 2019 Programs have been announced in the Leisure Guide!

Online registration for fall weekly programs opens Monday, August 19, at noon, and closes Friday, August 23, at noon. Please see the Fall Leisure Guide for a full list program locations and times.

*NEW Fall Programs*
- Coquitlam: Hockey (8-17yrs), Saturdays, 1:15pm-2:15pm, Sep 21-Mar 14
- North Vancouver: Climbing (18yrs+), Mondays, 6:30pm-8:00pm, Oct 28-Dec 9 

Important registration reminders:

* Registration is not first-come, first-served.
Do not feel obligated to register immediately at noon on Monday, August 19.
* Due to high demand, waitlists do occur.
Don’t be discouraged. Being on a waitlist positively impacts your chances of enrolment for future seasons.
* Submit and rank registration requests for each program that you are interested in.
Submitting one program request does not increase your chances of getting into that program. Participants are encouraged to request and rank all programs and locations of interest in order to help us better identify demand.
* Registration status updates will be sent out by Friday, August 30. 
Please allow for a week for your registration request to be changed from Pending to Confirmed OR Waitlisted after the registration period is over.

Frequently Asked Questions:
Why is Registration Open for a Short Period of Time?
Who Gets Into Programs?
View the Fall Leisure Guide
Need help registering for CAN programs in August?
Prepare yourself for the registration process
Watch this step-by-step tutorial on how to successfully submit registration requests through our membership system.

Don't have a membership yet? See How to Create an Online Account.
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We Heard You:
How do I prepare for CAN programs?
To prepare for a participant's success in our programs, keep your online account up-to-date to help our staff members build rapport. We recommend members to review and update their account information prior to Fall registration.
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Upcoming Programs
September Monthly Youth and Young Adult Programs
Introductory Cooking Workshop
Vancouver (13-17yrs)
Mon, Sep 23, 5:30pm-7:00pm
Pacific Coast Apartments
 
Introductory Cooking Workshop
Vancouver (18+yrs)
Tue, Sep 24, 5:30pm-7:00pm
Pacific Coast Apartments

Outdoor Recreation Disc Golf
Vancouver (16+yrs)
Thu, Sep 12, 5:00pm-6:30pm
Queen Elisabeth Park

Online registration opens Monday, August 12, at noon, and closes Friday, August 16, at noon.

Chilliwack Corn Maze
Sunday, September 15, 9:30am-1:00pm
Families are invited to enjoy the corn maze, giant pillow, animals and more at the Chilliwack Corn Maze!

Online registration opens Monday, August 26, at noon, and Friday, August 30, at noon.

Parks Canada Learn to Camp Workshop 
(6-14yrs)
| Aug 16, 10am-12pm
Cates Park, North Vancouver

Attend back-to-back workshops to learn the basics of camping with the Parks Canada Learn to Camp team! This event is for the whole family, parents and siblings should plan to stay and participate in the fun and learning.  Staff from CAN and Power to Be will be on-hand to support the event. 

Stay tuned to our Facebook and Twitter about a Learn to Camp weekend with Parks Canada on Aug 24/25 at Cypress Mountain!

Preregistration by August 11 is required. Please fill out one form per family.*

Submit a registration form
Upcoming Community Events

Sensory Friendly Space Launch
Museum of Surrey
| Aug 13, 11am
CAN has partnered with the City of Surrey to launch a Sensory Friendly Space at the Museum of Surrey! Visit the Lego exhibit and other fun activities!  The Surrey Fire Fighters' Charitable Society will also be hosting a free barbecue for all attendees.

RSVP by email or phone:
taryn.faliszewski@surrey.ca | 604-592-2647

Canoe/Kayak BC Paddle All Try-It Events (9yrs+)
Aug 10 & 17, 12pm-2pm
Whonnock Lake, Maple Ridge

Try paddling with Canoe/Kayak BC (CKBC)and Ridge Canoe and Kayak Club! Certified CKBC instructors will provide a brief canoe and kayak lesson to introduce participants to basic paddling skills.

Canucks Autism Network (CAN) will not be on-site to support but Canoe/Kayak BC and Ridge Canoe & Kayak Club coaches have received training from CAN.

Cost to participate: $15

Register for Aug 10, 12pm-2pm or
Register for Aug 17, 12pm-2pm

If you have any questions, please contact: gill@canoekayakbc.ca | 604-465-5268 ext.2

CAN Member Facebook Giveaway:
Relaxed Performance of The Taming of the Shrew
Sun, Sep 8, 2pm
 | Vanier Park

Win tickets to Bard on the Beach! 16 lucky CAN members will receive two tickets to a Relaxed Performance of Taming of the Shrew.
 
Enter by August 7 at noon on CAN's Facebook page by liking this post & commenting with your favourite Shakespeare quote or play.

Relaxed Screening of Amateurs at Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF)
Aug 27, 1:50pm | Vancity Theatre

CAN teens and young adults are invited to attend a relaxed screening of Amateurs, which will feature lower volume, dimmed lights, and accommodations for anyone who may overwhelmed by the ordinary cinema environment. Amateurs is a delightful Swedish comedy about two best friends making an iPhone portrait of their small town - initially to lure a supermarket chain to the area. The film resonates with timely issues around globalism, diversity, immigration, and cinema.

Purchase tickets online at viff.com.

Upcoming Special Event

2020 CAN Pro-Am Hockey Tournament
Rogers Arena & Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre, Vancouver

It's back! Register now for the 2020 CAN Pro-Am Hockey Tournament set for January 24-26 at Rogers Arena and Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre in Vancouver!

Weekend warriors and corporate teams are invited to hit the ice with NHL Alumni in support of Canucks Autism Network. 

Share with your family, friends, and colleagues!

Watch a recap of the 2019 CAN Pro-Am
New items added to the CAN Online Store!

Did you know that Canucks Autism Network merchandise is available year-round?
We have a selection of t-shirts, sweatshirts, and accessories that can be purchased online through the CAN Online Store.

All sale proceeds support Canucks Autism Network's programming and training initiatives across British Columbia.

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Papa John's in Surrey

Love Papa John's? There's now two ways to support CAN through eating pizza!

  1. Order a large pizza for takeout/delivery from any Surrey location with the code CANPIZZA and $5 will be sent to CAN!
     
  2. Visit a Surrey restaurant to put up a "1 in 66" jersey cutout by donation.
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Thank You CAN Relay 4 Autism Participants & Supporters
Over $50,000 raised!
Thanks to the fundraising efforts of the 2019 CAN Relay 4 Autism participants, over $50,000 will go towards CAN's program and training intiatives across BC.
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