Respite Schedule

Date: April 6, 2019

Activity: Bowling and lunch in Langford

Cost: $11.00 for bowling ($2.25 for shoes) and lunch money

What you need to bring:

  • bowling shoes if you have them
  • sense of humour

 

Date: April 13, 2019

Activity: Bowling and lunch in Langford

Cost: $11.00 for bowling ($2.25 for shoes) and lunch money

What you need to bring:

  • bowling shoes if you have them
  • sense of humour

 

Date: May 11, 2019

Activity: Esquimalt Buckaneer Days

Cost: cash for lunch ($15) and rides ($20 ish?)

What this is:

This fun-filled weekend is loaded with events for all ages, including a midway (RIDES!), dance, free local entertainment on Field on the Stage in Bullen Park, skydivers, kids play zone, races and parade. For a schedule of events, visit their events page: http://esquimaltbuccaneerdays.ca/events/

What you need to bring:

  • weather appropriate clothing
  • water bottle
  • eye patch, wooden leg, and parrot - AAAAAAARRRRRH Matey!
  • sense of humour and mischief making

 

Date: May 25, 2019

Activity: Bowling and lunch in Sidney

Cost: $11.00 for bowling ($2.25 for shoes) and lunch money

What you need to bring:

  • bowling shoes if you have them
  • sense of humour

 

Date: June 8, 2019

Activity: Beacon Hill Park and Petting Zoo, lunch at Beacon Drive-In

Cost: money for lunch, donation for petting zoo

What you need to bring:

  • good walking shoes
  • weather appropriate clothing 
  • birdseed to feed the ducks (please no bread. It's bad for the birds)
  • your favourite things to play outside - frisbee, balls, bocce ball, badminton, kite, bubbles, etc.
  • they have a practice putting course if you want to bring a golfing putter and ball
  • camera to take fun pictures of the goats eating your hair, or other articles of clothing
  • sense of humour and curiosity

 

Date: June 22, 2019

Activity: Bowling and lunch in Langford

Cost: $11.00 for bowling ($2.25 for shoes) and lunch money

What you need to bring:

  • bowling shoes if you have them
  • sense of humour

 

Date: July 13, 2019

Activity: Willows Beach, Oak Bay, picnic lunch

What you need to bring:

  • picnic lunch - we won't have time for everyone to stop along the way, so please come prepared
  • water bottle
  • beach stuff - towel to sit on, flip flops, bathing suit if you want to brave the water, buckets and shovels
  • weather appropriate clothing 
  • your favourite things to play on the beach - frisbee, beach ball, bocce ball, badminton, kite, bubbles, etc.
  • camera to take fun pictures of the awesome sand creatures and castles you're going to make, or the shocked looks on your friends' faces when they feel how cold the water is
  • sense of humour and your inner child

  

Date: July 27, 2019

Activity: Bowling and lunch in Sidney

Cost: $11.00 for bowling ($2.25 for shoes) and lunch money

What you need to bring:

  • bowling shoes if you have them
  • sense of humour

 

Date: August 18 (This is a Sunday), 2019

Activity: Special Woodstock, Providence Farm

Cost: Lunch money, unless you bring a packed lunch, small donation ($2-$5) to support the event 

What this is:

Special Woodstock has been providing, free of charge to everyone, a day of peace, love, and music. Featuring musicians with diverse abilities and popular local bands and musical groups on 3 stages throughout the property. Promoting a new understanding of the abilities of those with special needs through music. The universal language!

What you need to bring:

  • your lovely singing voice and dancing shoes
  • hat, water bottle, sunscreen
  • lawn chair or blanket for sitting on
  • sense of humour

 

Date: September 13 (This is a Friday - Friday the 13th! Woohoo!), 11:00-2:00, 2019

Activity: Luxton Fair Special Needs Day - hot dog lunch, drink and popcorn or cotton candy included

What this is: 

This is a free event put on every year by the Midway people at the fair. It is open to all people with diverse abilities. Rides are free, with special considerations for individuals' needs (stops if needed, quieter music, less flashing lights, etc). Hot dog lunch and a treat is provided. There is also facepainting and a few vendors, along with the fall fair submissions that you can check out. This is a ridiculously fun event!

What you need to bring:

  • water bottle, suncreen, hat/weather appropriate clothing
  • good walking shoes
  • sense of humour and sense of adventure

 

Date: September 28, 2019

Activity: Bowling and lunch in Sidney

Cost: $11.00 for bowling ($2.25 for shoes) and lunch money

What you need to bring:

  • bowling shoes if you have them
  • sense of humour

 

Date: October 12, 2019

Activity: Royal BC Museum - The Great Jaguar Rises exhibit, and lunch at the mall

Cost: money for lunch

What you need to bring:

  • camera
  • sense of curiosity and humour 

 

Date: October 26, 2019

Activity: Bowling and lunch in Langford

Cost: $11.00 for bowling ($2.25 for shoes) and lunch money

What you need to bring:

  • bowling shoes if you have them
  • sense of humour

 

Date: November 9, 2019

Cost: $2 to buy duck food to feed the ducks

Activity: Swan Lake Nature House and picnic lunch with the birds

  • packed lunch
  • water bottle
  • weather appropriate clothing
  • good walking shoes
  • binoculars, and your best bird calls
  • sense of humour and sense of adventure 

 

Date: November 23, 2019

Activity: Bowling and lunch in Sidney

Cost: $11.00 for bowling ($2.25 for shoes) and lunch money

What you need to bring:

  • bowling shoes if you have them
  • sense of humour

 

Date: December 7, 2019

Activity: Peacock Billiards (and ping pong and foosball!) and lunch at Fat Burger

Cost: $8 cash, money for lunch

What you need to bring:

  • good sportsmanship - we're all here to have fun ;D
  • sense of humour

 

Date: December 14, 2019

Activity: Holiday Shindig and bowling in Langford

Cost: $12.00 (cash) for bowling ($2.25 for shoes) and lunch money

What you need to bring:

  • $5 gift, or something you made, for the gift game
  • bowling shoes if you have them
  • sense of humour