Individuals with autism don’t have the social skills that come more naturally to others. By participating in engaging and educational programs with others on the spectrum, an individual with autism can receive a lot of benefits – such as better interaction with their peers and increased activity participation.

Social skills camps are so important to the growth of a child with autism. However, the costs associated with going to camp are sometimes too much for parents to pay on their own. ACA partners with autism organizations around the country that offer social skills summer camps. ACA provides partial and full scholarships to those families who need financial assistance to send their children to camp.

We work directly with the organizations to provide scholarships to families in need. While we cannot help everyone, we were able to send many autistic children to camp last year through our Social Skills Camp Scholarship Program.

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What others are saying about ACA’s social skills camp scholarship programs…

”Michael-we created this for all our donors and I wanted to be sure you saw it and see the amazing thing you help make possible!
‘Dear friends of Autism Pensacola, You made another great summer learning lab possible! Because of your support at our 10th annual Connecting the Pieces gala event, our campers are enjoying a fun learning experience—going on right now! Watch the short video below to see the smiles you helped put on the faces of our campers, staff, and volunteers.

Thank you for making a difference!! ’”
~Susan Byram, Executive Director, Autism Pensacola;
Pensacola, FL

“Michael, Thank you  so very much for your generous contribution to camp this year.  We are excited that your gift will cover tuition costs for 23 of our campers!  Because of ACA these students with autism will be engaged in highly effective learning opportunities during the four weeks of camp.  Thank you!”
~Susan Byram, Executive Director, Autism Pensacola;
Pensacola, FL

Josiah Summer Camp Pic“Good morning! My husband and I wanted  to say a big Thank You for giving us a grant for Camp. Josiah enjoyed himself. He went bowling for the first time. He did excellent! Thanks for making this experience possible for him. ”
~The Coffmans, parents of an autistic child

Visit our testimonials page to read more, or submit your own story here.