GACSN- Feb 22

Hello Everyone,

I hope you all had a wonderful family day long weekend!
We are back at the Bob MacQuarrie Cenre this Saturday for Astronaut Space Adventure.
Our afternoon will schedule will include: making Out -of-this –World friends, playing “Alien invasion“ , Dancing Planets (science experiment), Moon sand (sensory activity),solar system (sensory activity) and swimming.

Please ensure to pack a nut-free snack, as well as all swimming attire.

* We invite you all to dress on theme, and if anyone has any paper towels or toilet paper rolls, we would appreciate if you could bring them in*

Have a wonderful rest of your week!

Jessica Chikwanha

Program Coordinator

GACSN- Feb 8th

Hello Everyone,

We are celebrating Valentines at GACSN ! In honour of this, we invite everyone to dress in hearts, pink and/or red .

Our afternoon activities will include : making a heart shaped monkey, Cupids Arrow Toss, Valentine Bingo, a Dance Party and swimming.

Please remember to pack all swimming attire and a nut-free snack.

Have a wonderful rest of your week!

Jessica Chikwanha
Program Coordinator

GACSN- Feb 1s

Hello Everyone,

This week we have out outing to the Museum of Science and Technology! The Museum is located at 1867 St. Laurent Blvd.

Drop off should be at the Museums front entrance at 12:15pm and pick up for 3pm.
*Staff and volunteers are to arrive at noon, to help transition participants *

We ask all participants to wear their white GACSN outing shirt and to pack a nut-free snack.

Please take a moment to RSVP to this event or let us know you if you can’t making it .

Hope to see you there!

Thanks in advance,

Jessica Chikwanha
Program Coordinator

GACSN- Jan

Hello Everyone,

This Saturday’s theme is Super Hero Day. Our afternoon activities will include : making Popsicle Stick Superhero’s, Superhero Bean bag Toss, Super Hero Hop, Mix-and-Match Super Heroes and swimming.

Please ensure to pack all swimming essentials and a nut-free snack .

Have a wonderful rest of your week!

Take care,

Jessica Chikwanha
Program Coordinator

GACSN- Jan 18th

Good morning everyone,

It’s our annual talent show at GACSN! Please see the attached flyer for further details on how to prepare .

Aside from our talent show, our afternoon will include : making masquerade masks and swimming.

Please ensure to pack all things needed for your performance, swimming attire and a nut-free snack .

Have a wonderful rest of your week!

Take care ,

Jessica Chikwanha
Program Coordinator

Annual GACSN Talent Show.pdf

GACSN- Jan. 11th

Good morning everyone,

We are back at the Bob MacQuarrie Centre for our first session after the holidays.

We are starting the New Year with our annual pyjama and movie day. In honour of this , we invite you to wear your coziest pjs!

Our afternoon will also include: making a Paper Plate Snowman and swimming.

As a special treat, we will be providing Poppa Jack’s popcorn (peanut and gluten free). If there is anyone who can’t have popcorn, please let me know.

Please ensure to pack all swimming attire and a nut-free snack .

Looking forward to seeing you!

Take care,

Jessica Chikwanha
Program Coordinator

GACSN- DEC 21ST

Hello Everyone,

We are back at the St. Laurent Complex (525 Coté Street) for our final session before breaking for the Holidays. To celebrate a successful session, we are hosting our annual Holiday Potluck.​

Drop off will remain the same as last week, 1 pm at the Library entrance. Before the Potluck, we intend on visiting the pool, so please ensure to pack all swimming essentials.​

The Potluck will begin at 2:45 pm, at that time, we invite all caregivers to join us in the Visual Arts Room (located at the top of the ramp). The remainder of our afternoon will be spent enjoying the food, treats and company.​

Please use the link below to RSVP to this event and let us know if you’d like to bring something. ​

https://www.punchbowl.com/parties/6bb49bdeb39be1252c09​

Directions: Once invitation is open, it will ask you to RSVP. Please indicate how many people you will be bringing with you (not including your participant). You will then see a "To-Do" list with "Select Potluck Item". Please indicate what you will be bringing. Thank you! ​

*Note: We will provide juice and serving wear. Please bring what is needed to serve your dish.​*

Have a wonderful rest of your week everyone and we hope to see you then!​

​Jessica Chikwanha

Program Coordinator

GACSN- DEC 7TH

Hello Everyone,

​This Saturday is our annual outing to Imagine Cinemas. We will be going to see Abominable! The cinema is located in the basement of the St-Laurent Shopping Centre (near the Good Life Fitness).​​

Drop off should be in front of the cinema for 1 pm and pick up should be for 3:15 pm.​​ Feel free to pack a nut-free snack or pack a few dollars to get a something from the snack bar. Staff and volunteers will help support participants wanting to do this.

Please take a quick moment to send your RSVP or absence, so we can prepare our groups.

Have a great rest of your week everyone!

Jessica Chikwanha

Program Coordinator

GACSN- Nov.30th

Hello everyone,

GACSN’s theme for Saturday is “Carnival” ! Please feel free to dress in bright colours or wear your favourite carnival inspired outfit.

Our afternoon will include: making a Colourful Clown, Ring Toss, Giant Tic-Tac-Toe, “Knock’em Over” (stacking game), and swimming.

Please ensure to pack all swimming essentials and I’m nut-free snack. Have a wonderful rest of your week guys, hope to see you then!

Take care,

Jessica Chikwanha
Program Coordinator