Annual Autism Beach Bash

The AFSNJ Autism Beach Bash is held each summer on the 7th Ave. beach in Belmar, NJ and features a surf camp with Surfer’s Healing, a California based nonprofit specializing in working with children with special needs.

The Annual Autism Beach Bash remains the largest gathering in NJ of individuals with autism and their families. Families also attended from surrounding states such as New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia.

The Autism Beach Bash presents an opportunity for the autism community to gather in support of one another, to challenge society’s boundaries and most importantly to enjoy a day on the beach free of judgment The event includes an exhibitor tent featuring local and statewide services for individuals with autism, an activity tent, arts and crafts area, waterslide, dancing and interactive sessions throughout the day.