February Family Newsletter | Vancouver Island
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Currently Open
RSVP by February 6 at noon for Duncan Movie Matinee (Feb 9).

Opening for Registration
Weekly Sports and Recreation Programs
Online registration opens Monday, February 11 at noon and closes on Friday, February 15 at noon.

March Youth and Young Adult Programs (13yrs+) 
Online registration opens Monday, February 11 at noon  and closes on Friday, February 15 at noon.
Spring Leisure Guide is now available!
Spring Weekly Programs Registration Period:
Opens: Monday, February 11, at noon
Closes: Friday, February 15, at noon.

Important Registration Reminders:
- Submit and rank registration requests for each program that you are interested in.
- Registration is not first-come, first serve.
- Due to high demand, waitlists do occur.
- Registration status update will be emailed out on Friday, February 22.

Still have questions about the program online registration process? Read: We Heard You: Who gets into programs?
View the Spring Leisure Guide
Upcoming Programs
Monthly Youth and Young Adult Programs
Volunteering at Five Acres Farm – Nanaimo (13-17yrs, 18+yrs)
Saturday, March 2, 10:00am-12:30pm
Five Acres Farm
 
Morning of Bowling! – Victoria (13-17yrs, 18+yrs)

Sunday, March 10, 10:00am-11:00am
Langford Lanes
 
Online registration for Monthly Youth and Young Adult Programs opens on Monday, February 11, at noon, and closes Friday, February 15, at noon. Participants will be notified of their updated registration status by end of day on Friday, February 22.
We Heard You
How do I collaborate with CAN on support strategies?
In order to best understand how to motivate and engage with participants, we encourage staff to collaborate with parents and guardians. There are a number of ways that parents and guardians can help us ensure that each participant is thriving to the best of their ability in our programs.
Find out how
We Heard You Series:
Sharing program concernsStaff and volunteer roles | Who gets into programs? | Why aren’t swim programs longer? | Why are programs offered at less than ideal times of the week?
Upcoming Fundraisers & Community Events
Surf's Up | September 7-8
Tofino, BC

Our friends at SUPA Society are currently accepting registrations for the 2019 Surf's Up Event for children & families with autism!

We are so proud to support this annual event and are excited to see many CAN families there once again!

Registration closes February 8.

Register
Rogers Hometown Hockey | February 17
Esquimalt, BC

Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt

Join Ron MacLean and Tara Slone LIVE on site on Sunday, February 16th for the Support Our Troops broadcast as they tell the stories that celebrate the hockey history and culture that put Esquimalt on Canada's hockey map. 

Canucks Autism Network will be hosting a booth with Giant Jenga, Spin the wheel, and information about CAN!

FREE REIGN | Online

Proudly operated by a CAN mother, FREE REIGN​ is a local boutique that has been inspired to give back!

Featuring chic unisex tops for both children & adults, FREE REIGN is donating 50% of proceeds from their Autism Give Back Collection.


 
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