Zajac Ranch, Mission, BC

ANNOUNCEMENT: SEA TO SKY APHASIA CAMP 2020 GOES VIRTUAL

 

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there are restrictions in place to prevent the spread of the virus. Because of these restrictions, the Sea to Sky Aphasia Camp cannot be held in person.

 

As a result, we are pleased to announce that Sea to Sky Aphasia Camp will be online for 2020!

We have made this decision with health and safety of all camp participants in mind: campers, students, volunteers, and staff.

 

Our virtual camp program will take place on:

Friday, September 25:                  6:30 – 8:00 PM

Saturday, September 26:             9.00 AM – 2.00 PM

Sunday, September 27:                9.00 AM – 2.30 PM

 

We will be offering activities such as conversation groups on different topics, a resource fair, a friends and family gathering, and of course we will be doing karaoke again with DJ James!

 

Registration opens NOW. You can apply for your virtual camp spot until August 15.

Sea to Sky Aphasia Camp sold out in 2019. The Virtual 2020 camp offers 30 spaces. Register early to avoid disappointment.

 

For questions about camp, please contact:

School of Audiology and Speech Sciences

Alicia Tonello

aphasiacamp@audiospeech.ubc.ca

 

For questions about the registration process, please contact:

March of Dimes Canada

Cassidy Fox

cfox@marchofdimes.ca

Phone: 604-688-3603 Ext. 6201

 

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The Sea to Sky Aphasia Camp is based on a community-university partnership that brings together people with aphasia, their family members, and students from a wide variety of health professions. The weekend-long camp offers an opportunity for all participants to connect with and learn from one another while enjoying organized recreational activities in the beauty of Mission, BC.

The goals of the Sea-to-Sky Aphasia Camp are to create a communicatively-accessible environment that will:

  1. Enable people with aphasia to participate in social and recreational activities that are specially adapted for their needs.
  2. Offer opportunities for people with aphasia and their families to learn from each other about living successfully with aphasia.
  3. Provide educational opportunities for a wide variety of healthcare students to learn together, alongside people with aphasia and their families, about how to manage communication challenges and other effects of acquired brain injury.
  4. Raise awareness and understanding about aphasia and the importance of inter professional education.

 

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