Give Your Child with Special Needs the Opportunity to Experience their “Best Day” Ever!

Just imagine… your child surfing, bodyboarding, kayaking, or participating in exhilarating snow sports…

Sound impossible? or too good to be true?

You need to know about the Best Day Foundation!

Their organization provides adventure activities for youth with special needs. This volunteer organization helps children and young adults (ages 4-24) “build confidence and self-esteem through safe, fun, adventure activities.”

Whether your child has Autism, Down syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, a visual impairment, cancer, a spinal cord injury, or other physical and/or developmental challenges, the Best Day Foundation offers opportunities for adventure!

According to their website, since 2008, the Best Day Foundation has held 202 events, served 6,893 kids, logged 127,547 volunteer hours, and created 1,752,677 smiles!

Adventure activities include:

  • Tandem surfing
  • Body boarding
  • Kayaking
  • SUP (stand up paddling)
  • Outrigger canoeing
  • Beach activities
  • Snow sports

The Best Day Foundation chapters serve the following communities:

  • Chesapeake Bay Virginia and Northern North Carolina
  • Florida
  • New Jersey
  • Los Angeles county California
  • Orange county, California
  • San Diego, county, California
  • Santa Barbara county, California
  • Ventura county, California

Check out their full event schedule here. And see a cool GoPro surfing video here.


“You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.”

– John Kabat-Zinn –

(American professor emeritus and creator of the Stress Reduction Clinic and Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society)


*Please Note: ENABLE Special Needs Planning, LLC, is in no way affiliated with the Best Day Foundation nor does ENABLE receive any monetary benefit from your engagement with the Best Day Foundation. We are simply sharing this information about the Best Day Foundation for your knowledge and potential enjoyment.

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