“Surfing For Autism” – Saturday, August 10th
The 2019 Surfing for Autism event will be held at Jennette’s Pier in Nags Head, NC. A Meet & Greet will be Friday night before the surfing event, providing an opportunity to meet other families and share time together.
After dinner, siblings of children with autism will have the opportunity to go fishing off the pier, while children with autism can go down to the beach to learn some surfing skills in the sand.
The surfing event begins first thing Saturday morning. Children will surf in assigned heats but activities for the entire family are available on-site throughout the event. A boxed lunch is provided.
The schedule is below: (Please visit the website for the latest information)
Thursday, August 8th: NC Aquarium Open House
5:30pm-7:30pm – Free sensory sensitive night at the nc aquariumfor registered families and volunteers.
Friday, August 9th: Meet & Greet
5:30pm-7:30pm – Merchandise available for purchase.
5:30pm-6:15pm – Dinner and mingling.
6:15pm-6:30pm – Presentations, social story, and general housekeeping.
6:30pm-7:30pm – Siblings of the person with autism gets a fishing lesson before fishing.
6:30pm-7:30pm – Individuals with autism head to the beach to practice surfing skills in the sand.
Saturday, August 10th: Surfing Event at Jennette’s Pier
8:30am-2:00pm – Merchandise available for purchase.
9:00am-1:00pm – Individuals with autism go surfing.
1:00pm-2:00pm – Lunch for volunteers, family, and individuals with autism.
Surfing for Autism is offered free of charge thanks to the generous support of our sponsors.
If you are interested in volunteering, visit http://www.surfingforautism.org/support/volunteer/ to register.
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