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Circle of Friends Camp

5 days of programming for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Jenni Harves and Lynsey Petersen O'Donnell 


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The information found on this page is intended as a resource for families to seek enrichment opportunities for young people in the community.  Most of these organizations have a Facebook page.  Please "like" and "follow" the organizations that interest you.  Most organizations have sliding fees or scholarships available for participation.  Please consult each organization for specific requests.

Discover Austin (Austin Convention & Visitors Bureau) has a community activity calendar that is updated frequently.  Please use this resource as you are seeking activities for your family.

Volunteering in the community is strongly linked to positive educational outcomes for youth,  Please reach out to the following organizations who periodically have opportunities for youth and/or family service.

  • Austin Public Library
  • Freedom Fest
  • Park and Rec Clean Up Day
  • Readers Cafe (Summer Lunch Reading Program)
  • Salvation Army
  • United Way Day of Caring

4-H Offers Activities In:  Science, engineering, technology, citizenship, leadership, healthy living, animal science

Summer and Day Camps

After School Programs

April Johnson   1105-1/2 8th Ave NE | 437-9552

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Social Programs

5 weeks, 10 session camp focuses on helping the particpants on the Autism spectrum learn new skills and then use them in new situations.

Erin Dilley-Jones  433-4243 |

Exploring Clubs:  Co-Ed 6th - 8th

Boy Scouts/Cub Scouts:  Grades K-12

Venture Scouts:  Co-ed Program for youth in grades 8 through age 20

Boy Scouts of America Twin Valley Council: 810 Madison Avenue, Mankato

Office:  507-387-3123

Cell:  507-995-8115


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Girl Scouts

400 Robert Street South, St. Paul | 800-845-0787

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