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Autism-Friendly Weekend Retreat

Family time is precious, and a vacation should be enjoyed in a stress-free, inclusive environment. Oak Island is pleased to offer, with the support of Autism Nova Scotia, a relaxing, fun weekend for the whole family!

Your weekend will include:

  • Two nights accommodation.
  • Family-friendly programming
  • Breakfast each morning, Saturday lunch and dinner
    (We would be happy to accommodate dietary restrictions upon request)
  • Autism-friendly programming in a supportive, inclusive environment will be offered from 9:30-11:30am and 2 -4pm on Saturday. These two sessions will be facilitated by autism-friendly staff with a 1:3 staffing ratio (1 staff member for every 3 children).
  • Parent/Caregiver programming to relax and unwind, will be offered during the two autism-friendly sessions on Saturday.

Rates starting at $475 + HST, per family of 4 (2 adults, 2 children)

  • Additional child $45.00 + HST
  • Pets and support animals welcome at no additional charge!

For an additional cost, a limited number of respite workers will be available for families on Saturday for programming support. Please contact Yevonne at Autism Nova Scotia ( for details and availability.

Don’t forget to order your Seafarer’s Picnic Lunch!