All upcoming Aspire special events are listed below. This page is updated regularly so please check back often for future events. To see Aspire in the news, or read about us in notable publications, scroll down to our "In The News" section.
Friday, April 15
Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Requirements: Open to new, current and past participants ages 14-18 yrs
Join us for a night full of casino games, crafts, music, and fun! We will provide the photo booth, music, prizes, and poker chips – you provide your own luck and best poker face. Participants are welcome to bring one similar-aged guest of your choice to enjoy this evening with you. This event is open to both newcomers and returning participants. Call 781-860-1900 to register.
Tuesday, April 19 - Friday, April 22
April School Vacation
Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm
Requirements: Open to new, current and past participants ages 5-13
Location: Hale Reservation, Westwood
Participants will enjoy theme-based vacation days filled with structured activities. Daily schedules include games, arts & crafts, movement activities and down-time options. Siblings and friends are
also invited to register. All participants must register for the entire week. *Discount is available for siblings. Call 781-860-1900 to register.
In The News
Exciting News for Aspire Adventure Camp Trailblazers, read more about the impact of Aspire receiving the Leadership Pathways Project grant from the American Camp Association (ACA) to establish a formalized Leader-In-Training (LIT) program over the next 3 years!
20th Anniversary Aspire Gala 2020: Virtual Summer Programming
During the coronavirus pandemic in 2020, while many other summer camps had to close, Aspire was able to stay flexible, creative and adapt to a new virtual platform in order to deliver support and programming to our participants. A few of our participants and families discuss their experiences with Aspire.
Aspire 2019 Gala: "People Matter. Moments Matter"
Here's to the people in our lives who make a difference: best friends, teachers, siblings, parents, employers, mentors. These are the Moments that Matter.
Aspire 2018 Spring Gala: "Light Up"
It was a privilege to be able to share the perspectives of some of our participants here at Aspire. Their answers to "Five Questions about Autism" will enlighten you.
Read more about the 2018 gala:
- Boston Boldfacers turn out for Mass General Aspire Gala
- Autism Awareness Month Lights Up with Aspire Spring Gala
Aspire 2017 Spring Gala: "Dear Aspire"
"You taught me to be myself" and "You've given me a voice" are just a few of the words from former Aspire participants that were shared at our 2017 Gala.
Read more about the 2017 gala:
Read about us in the Beacon Hill Times: Aspire's Gala Supports Essential Autism Programs
Read about us in Boston.com: "Everyone with autism isn't the same."
Read about us in the Huffington Post: "Aspiring for Inclusion"