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Autism Bedfordshire - Summer Activity Schemes

Our Summer Activity Schemes are based in Bedford and Luton and provide a wide range of onsite activities and community based experiences for autistic children and young people aged 3 to 17 years. Each scheme is specifically designed to cater for the different needs, interests, ages and abilities of those that attend.

Junior Activity Scheme is for autistic children aged 3-9 years, and provides 1:1 support.

Holiday Club is for autistic young people aged 10-17 years with moderate to severe learning difficulties with 1:1 support provided.

Summer Fun is for autistic young people aged 10-17 years with Asperger’s Syndrome or lower support needs. Ratio of support is approximately 1:3.

All of our activity schemes provide a wide range of appropriate and engaging social, play and sporting activities including sand and water play, art and crafts, bouncy castles, swimming and visits to popular outdoor activity venues.

Details of next year’s scheme will be published in early 2021.


Who to contact



The autism Bedfordshire office is open Monday to Friday 9am until 5pm – excluding bank holidays

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Sessions for the 2020 are the same as 2019 scheme £25 per child per day. You can request up to 1 week per child of summer scheme. Cost Description You will need to be a member of Autism Bedfordshire to access this service, which is £20 one off fee


Referral required
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Self Referral

Summer scheme information is released during January/ February. Please join our mailing lists to receive this information or visit our website:

Please note scheme venues may change

Our schemes are very popular and often oversubscribed. Please ensure you request a place before the deadline. If you unsure which scheme will be appropriate for your child then please contact us to discuss further.

Age Bands
11-14 years old
Parents and carers
15-17 years old
0-4 years old
5-10 years old
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