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Camp Au-some (Brigadoon Family Weekend Retreat)

Camp Au-some is for families with a child, youth or adult with autism to enjoy a weekend together at beautiful Camp Brigadoon. This camp is all-inclusive and features valuable information sessions and fun camp activities for parents, siblings, and campers with autism. Each family will have their own room within one of Brigadoon’s lovely cabins to share together at night.

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Who: All ages
Cost: $400 per family (up to 5 members)
May Weekend: May 24th, 25th, and 26th, 2019
June Weekend: May 31st, June 1st and 2nd, 2019
Location: Brigadoon Village on Aylesford Lake in the Annapolis Valley - view map here.
Registration for 2019 is now closed!

2019 Camp Dates:​​

Camp Dates

       May 24, 25, and 26 2019

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Annapolis Valley

Strait Area (Inverness & Richmond Counties)

South West Nova




South Shore


Cape Breton (Cape Breton & Victoria counties)


The application process is done entirely online. Parents/caregivers will be able to complete and submit a brief pre-screening application online on the day of registration; the form will be available here on the day registration opens. All pre-screening forms will be processed based on the time stamp in which they were submitted.  From there, all successful applicants will be contacted via email and will have one week to complete and submit the full application, which will also be done online.

Please make sure to read the following BEFORE STARTING THE PRE-SCREENING FORM.
·       Leave yourself 10-15 minutes to complete the pre-screening form.
·       There is NO option to save the applications once you start, please make sure you are able to complete them in full- partially completed
        application will not be considered.
·       Please include ALL family members in the pre-screening form.

Camp Au-some Pre-Screening Form (To be filled out by parent/guardian)
(This application takes 10-15 minutes to complete)
Click here for the Camp Au-some Pre-Screening Form.

Please note: This weekend fills up quickly. All pre-screening form are time stamped based upon arrival and processed in that order. Because of the high volume of interested families in this program, we cannot hold spots or accept early applications. Completing a pre-screening form does not guarantee you a spot; you will be contacted within 4 weeks regarding your application status.
For more information or to register your family, please contact Chrissy at or phone 902.446.4995 ext.59.