Summer programs open for application and registration

The 2021 AuSM Summer Recreation Catalog/AuSM’s Guide to Sensory-Friendly Minnesota is available online. The catalog includes information about AuSM’s residential camps, social skills classes, recreation programs, and other training and education opportunities. Printed copies of the catalog will be reaching mailboxes soon!

Application for the residential camps lottery process is open through March 8, and registration for all other spring and summer programs is open until classes fill.

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AuSM will be holding reduced-capacity, in-person residential sessions of Camp Discovery and Camp Hand in Hand this summer. Due to pandemic-related programming restrictions at Camp Butwin, AuSM’s Camp Wahode will not be held 2021.

Camp Discovery

SESSION 1 June 13-18, 2021 (all genders, ages 17+)

SESSION 2 June 20-25, 2021 (all genders, ages 10-16)

Camp Hand in Hand

SESSION 1 June 27-July 2, 2021 (all genders, ages 14-20)

SESSION 2 July 25-30, 2021 (all genders, ages 21+)


In spring and summer 2021, AuSM will offer several recreation programs and social skills classes in the Twin Cities metro area and in Duluth. Some offerings are virtual; those that will be in-person will follow safety plans in accordance with CDC and MDH guidelines.

ComedySportz Improv Skills Spring

ComedySportz Improv Skills Summer

AuSM On the Job Spring – FREE (Application Process)

Toneworks Music and Art Summer (2 Sessions)

Outdoor Adventure Skills Summer

Explore Duluth Summer

Duluth Zookeeper Camp


AuSM is offering four sessions of morning and afternoon recreation programs for youth and adults that will meet in person at a variety of community venues once per week for five weeks. Programming will engage participants in nature activities, museum and zoo visits, and other activities to foster learning, friendships, and fun.

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