Our entire program is offered at no-cost to our wonderful community of families living with autism, special classrooms, social groups and day programs. Let us help you plan a farm event including field trips, camping, special events and more. Write to firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
2023 Calendar of Events
LIVING IN FLUID COMMUNICATION with Kerri Lake, May 27-29 2023 – THIS EVENT IS FULL
For three days among the horses, Kerri will guide communication, perspective and technique. This weekend is an opportunity to clarify what you already know and expand into new understanding and ability. This event is created for horse lovers, caretakers of autism and other disabilities, special education teachers and other specialists and researchers in this field. You will walk away from this weekend with a brand new perspective and revitalized excitement towards the important work that you do.
If you would like to learn more about Kerri, please visit http://www.kerrilake.com. You may also support AMA by purchasing her books – please click here.
Caregiver’s Retreat – JUNE 9-10 (Friday – Saturday) – THIS RETREAT IS FULL
This event is geared towards parents, relatives, and caregivers who live full-time with kiddos of all ages on the autism spectrum, or with other IDDs.
Come and hang out at Mustang Manor, play with our mustangs and donkeys in the arena, relax with a drink in the creek, walk around the forest with goats and pigs, do some light gardening if you wish, enjoy a cooking class for dinner, make campfires with more drinks, and end the evening star gazing with deep space telescopes. Overnight accommodations will be provided at AMA’s new respite/retreat house, Mustang Manor.
SIBLINGS CAMP – JUNE 17-18 (Saturday – Sunday) – THIS CAMP IS FULL
Siblings carry a huge burden, and too often are left to fend for themselves. Our Siblings Camp will be run by an 18-year-old sibling and a 20-year-old cousin of an awesome dude who lives life totally on the spectrum 😉 Bond with other teens who understand and empathize, and have some fun pony time, cooking, doing cool crafts, making smores on campfires and star gazing with deep space telescopes – it’s all included and totally FREE. Accommodations provided will be bunking with roomies at Mustang Manor.
WEEKEND WRANGLER CAMP
AUGUST 11-13 (Friday-Sunday) for ages 10-17 – THIS CAMP IS FULL
AUGUST 18-20 (Friday-Sunday) for ages 18 and up – THIS CAMP IS FULL
Join us for two summer nights here at the ranch – arrive on a Friday afternoon and stay until Sunday. Activities include arena time with the horses and donkeys, taking forest walks with the goats and pigs, playing in the creek, cooking dinner together, making smores on campfires, and star gazing with deep space telescopes. Campers will have a choice of indoor or outdoor accommodations. This camp is tailored for individuals on the autism spectrum and with other intellectual/developmental disabilities and neuro-diversities. 1:1 buddies will be provided for campers who need support and do not have access to one. There is no cost to participate in our Weekend Wrangler Camp! Write to email@example.com for an application.
AMA is joining forces with the incomparable Club EMU (Everyone, Me and U), an AMAZING nonprofit social group for neurodivergent individuals, to present another Caregivers Retreat at the end of summer!
Club EMU + AMA’s Caregivers Retreat – September 9-10 (Saturday – Sunday) – THIS EVENT IS FULL
With all the same awesomeness as the previous Caregivers Retreat, this event will require an RSVP through EventBrite; please find the link below. For any dietary restriction requests, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to having you at the ranch!