Camp Cardinal Kidz

Since 2009 the Great Lakes Bay Autism Center has provided day camp experiences to dozens of elementary-age students with autism. 

The  camp is held at Saginaw Valley State University and is staffed by graduate students in SVSU's occupational therapy program. Thanks to generous support from donors, Camp Cardinal Kidz is offered for a nominal fee.  


2017 camp dates:

Middle School Session: July 17-21

For students entering 6th, 7th or 8th grade in fall 2017


Elementary School Session: July 10-14 

For students entering 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade in fall 2017

*Note: This camp will now only be a 1 week program.

Family Support 

Monthly family meetings provide parents with support and more resources, while the children have a supervised play experience.


May 16th, 2017 

The May meeting will not include a presentor.  It will be an opportunity for families to simply have a fun time enjoying the Children's Museum and interacting with their children and other families who have children on the spectrum.

RSVP the number of children you are bringing to