Upcoming Events

11 Dec 2019
to
01 Sep 2020
Oshawa Blind Curling

Oshawa Curling Club
226 Bond St East
Oshawa ON L1G 1B5
Canada

Four granite curling rocks (stones).
Four granite curling rocks (stones).

Try a new sport! The Oshawa Curling Club is recruiting new members. The group practices every Tuesday at the Oshawa Curling Club.

11 Dec 2019
to
28 Jun 2020
Parents educational resources for kids (PERK)

CNIB Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M4T 1Z2
Canada

A young girl sits at a table creating a clay sculpture.
A young girl sits at a table creating a clay sculpture.

A support program for parents of children with sight loss, combined with interactive family recreational events. The group meets on the last Sunday of the month. 

11 Dec 2019
to
18 Dec 2019
Guided yoga - Richmond Hill

Bayview Hill Community Centre
114 Spadina Road
Richmond Hill ON L4B 2Y9
Canada

A woman poses on a yoga mat.
A woman poses on a yoga mat.

Check out a guided yoga class to improve your mind, body and spirit. We provide the mats! Classes are held every Wednesday in the Craft Room.

11 Dec 2019
to
18 Dec 2019
CCB Book club

Deer Park Library
40 St Clair Ave E
Toronto ON M4T1M9
Canada

a blue book with headphones resting on top.
a blue book with headphones resting on top.

Calling all book lovers! Spend an afternoon in the company of friends discussing the book of the month. The CCB group meets on the third Wednesday of the month.

11 Dec 2019
to
18 Dec 2019
Two-person Guitar Classes

CNIB Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M4T 1Z2
Canada

Christine Malec plays the guitar. Three people sit next to her.
Christine Malec plays the guitar. Three people sit next to her.

Learn to play guitar at The Hub! One-hour classes beginning at 3 p.m., 4 p.m. or 5 p.m. Guitar enthusiasts of any skill level are welcome and you don’t need to own a guitar. Our visually impaired instructor Joe Bernard teaches in a patient, inclusive environment. The group meets every Thursday. Registration required.

11 Dec 2019
to
20 Dec 2019
Guided yoga - Toronto

CNIB Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M4T1Z2
Canada

A woman poses on a yoga mat.
A woman poses on a yoga mat.

Check out a guided yoga class to improve your mind, body and spirit. We provide the mats! Classes are held every Monday.

11 Dec 2019
to
12 Jun 2020
Youth Ontario United (Y.O.U)

Participate via teleconference
Across the province
Ontario ON M4T 1Z2
Canada

A group of four young people hold hands and jump in the air.
A group of four young people hold hands and jump in the air.

Join other Ontario Youth for a monthly meetup via Teleconference. Learn, engage and share among peers across the province. Chat about a new topic and collaborate to develop new friendships, new skills and initiatives in your community.

12 Dec 2019
to
On the move: Accessible Transit in Ontario

Online Webinar
Ontario ON M4T 1Z2
Canada

A blue wheeltrans bus door.
A blue wheeltrans bus door.

Join the Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility for a webinar to learn more about accessible transit in Ontario. Accessible transit not only means providing barrier free travel for persons with disabilities but is also about making it possible for seniors to remain independent and active in their communities.

12 Dec 2019
to
Deck the Halls with Accessible Tech – Celebrating 2019 in Technology - Toronto

CNIB GTA Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M4T 1Z2
Canada

An over the shoulder shot of a man holding his iPhone using voiceover.
An over the shoulder shot of a man holding his iPhone using voiceover.

The Accessible Technology team at the CNIB Hub would like to invite you to our end-of-year event! Join us as we revisit some of the best tech moments of 2019. We'll be reviewing the various topics that were covered during the year as well as talking about what to expect in 2020.

05 Feb 2020
to
11 Mar 2020
Come to Work: Career Support Boot Camp Series - Ontario Wide

Virtual Program hosted through Zoom Platform
171 Queens Ave, Suite 101
Ontario ON N6A5J7
Canada

Two people sit at a table working on laptops. They are wearing headphones.
Two people sit at a table working on laptops. They are wearing headphones.

Learn new skills that current employers are expecting when it comes to being prepared to compete with other talent in the new emerging workforce.

07 Mar 2020
to
The Braille Challenge - Toronto

CNIB GTA Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M4T 1Z2
Canada

A mother's hand guides a small child's hand over a brailled document.
A mother's hand guides a small child's hand over a brailled document.

Learning through competition! The Braille Challenge is the only academic competition of its kind in North America for students who are blind or partially sighted. Braille Institute developed the Braille Challenge to motivate students to practice and hone their braille literacy skills, which are essential to academic and employment success. If your child is interested in testing their braille skills in reading, writing and spelling, join us at the CNIB GTA Community Hub for a fun, free event with food and prizes for the entire family and workshops for parents. Any braille-using students in Ontario can participate.

26 Mar 2020
A CNIB Night at the Carnival

Artscape Wychwood Barns
601 Christie Street
Toronto ON M6G 4C7
Canada

CNIB staff and clients at Skyball gala
CNIB staff and clients at Skyball gala

The CNIB Foundation proudly presents its signature Toronto gala, Night at the Carnival on March 26th, 2020. We invite you to join us for a splendid experience where guests will sip champagne cocktails and sample hors d'oeuvres as extraordinary musicians, contortionists, floor acrobats, jugglers, and others dazzle with their magnetic performances. It will be an unforgettable evening not to be missed in Toronto's vibrant downtown core!

01 Jun 2020
to
04 Jun 2020
Northern Exposure (NorEx) (Grades 6-8)

CNIB Lake Joe
4 Joe Finley Way
MacTier ON P0C 1H0
Canada

Young boy being tossed high into the air as part of the Inuit Blanket Toss activity.
Young boy being tossed high into the air as part of the Inuit Blanket Toss activity.

June 1-4, 2020: Northern Exposure (NorEx) is an opportunity for you to engage in activities in a safe, accessible and fun environment that support the learning outcomes of the physical education curriculum.

15 Jun 2020
to
19 Jun 2020
New! Adult Adventure Week (ages 19+)

CNIB Lake Joe
4 Joe Finley Way
MacTier ON P0C 1H0
Canada

A man and a woman in a red canoe.
A man and a woman in a red canoe.

June 15-19, 2020: Start your adventure high atop the canopy on a challenge course before you head into the wilderness for a multi-day canoe trip in Algonquin Park. Facilitated by skilled staff, you will paddle, portage, cook outdoors and camp while connecting with nature and other like-minded individuals.

15 Jun 2020
to
19 Jun 2020
New! Young Adult Week (ages 19-35) 

CNIB Lake Joe
4 Joe Finley Way
MacTier ON P0C 1H0
Canada

Three people stretch with their arms over the head at an outdoor yoga class.
Three people stretch with their arms over the head at an outdoor yoga class.

June 15-19, 2020: Join like-minded young adults on the shores of beautiful Lake Joseph for a chance to relax, unwind and have fun! This five-day, four-night experience will include a combination of workshops, leisure activities and social events. Compete in an Amazing Race, participate in a murder mystery or book club, and enjoy classic summer camp activities in beautiful Muskoka.

28 Jun 2020
to
03 Jul 2020
Wilderness Immersion for Leadership Development (WILD) (ages 15-19)

CNIB Lake Joe
4 Joe Finley Way
MacTier ON P0C 1H0
Canada

A man and a woman canoeing through a small channel.
A man and a woman canoeing through a small channel.

June 28-July 3, 2020: Test your mettle in the wild! Wilderness Immersion for Leadership Development (WILD) is an adventure program where you will work cooperatively with others on a multi-day canoe trip in Algonquin Park.

28 Jun 2020
to
30 Jul 2020
Summer Camp (ages 8-18)

CNIB Lake Joe
4 Joe Finley Way
MacTier ON P0C 1H0
Canada

Three boys jumping off the dock and into the water.
Three boys jumping off the dock and into the water.

June 28-July 3, 2020: Choose your specialization for the week as you learn new skills while developing confidence and independence in a safe and supportive environment.

05 Jul 2020
to
11 Jul 2020
Adult Week #1 (ages 19+)

CNIB Lake Joe
4 Joe Finley Way
MacTier ON P0C 1H0
Canada

Two men riding a red tandem bike on a gravel path at Lake Joe.
Two men riding a red tandem bike on a gravel path at Lake Joe.

July 5-11, 2020: Escape and spend a week on the shores of beautiful Lake Joseph in Muskoka. Whether you are seeking adventure or relaxation, we have something for you.

12 Jul 2020
to
18 Jul 2020
Adult Week #2 (ages 19+)

CNIB Lake Joe
4 Joe Finley Way
MacTier ON P0C 1H0
Canada

Six adults sit in a drum circle in the Rec Hall porch.
Six adults sit in a drum circle in the Rec Hall porch.

July 12-18, 2020: Escape and spend a week on the shores of beautiful Lake Joseph in Muskoka. Whether you are seeking adventure or relaxation, we have something for you.

19 Jul 2020
to
25 Jul 2020
Family Week #1

CNIB Lake Joe
4 Joe Finley Way
MacTier ON P0C 1H0
Canada

Mom and daughter holding paddles in a red kayak in the lake.
Mom and daughter holding paddles in a red kayak in the lake.

July 19-25, 2020: Our family program gives you and your family an opportunity to enjoy the beauty of Muskoka together. Activities are available for all ages and there are also events just for adults, youth and kids.

26 Jul 2020
to
08 Aug 2020
Counsellor-in-Training (CIT) (ages 16-19)

CNIB Lake Joe
4 Joe Finley Way
MacTier ON P0C 1H0
Canada

A group of  young campers huddle in a circle. Arms are raised in the air.
A group of  young campers huddle in a circle. Arms are raised in the air.

July 26-August 8, 2020: Gain job skills while having fun at our two-week program designed to develop leadership skills and empower youth to take an active role in camp life.

26 Jul 2020
to
31 Jul 2020
Pushing Limits for Active Youth (PLAY) (ages 8-18)

CNIB Lake Joe
4 Joe Finley Way
MacTier ON P0C 1H0
Canada

Boy in a bathing suit sliding along a colourful lawn water slide.
Boy in a bathing suit sliding along a colourful lawn water slide.

July 26-31, 2020: Pushing Limits for Active Youth (PLAY) is for those who want to have fun experiencing different sports at CNIB Lake Joe.

26 Jul 2020
to
31 Jul 2020
Camp Abilities (ages 8-18) 

CNIB Lake Joe
4 Joe Finley Way
MacTier ON P0C 1H0
Canada

Three people sailing a white sailboat in Lake Joseph.
Three people sailing a white sailboat in Lake Joseph.

July 26-31, 2020: Want to try a triathlon, or work on paddling skills? This goal-based program is aimed at athletic development. You will receive one-on-one coaching from experts and instructors who will help guide you to achieve your performance goals through specialized sports programs.

02 Aug 2020
to
08 Aug 2020
Family Week #2

CNIB Lake Joe
4 Joe Finley Way
MacTier ON P0C 1H0
Canada

A father and daughter ride a tandem bike at Lake Joe.
A father and daughter ride a tandem bike at Lake Joe.

August 2-8, 2020: Our family program gives you and your family an opportunity to enjoy the beauty of Muskoka together. Activities are available for all ages and there are also events just for adults, youth and kids.

10 Aug 2020
to
14 Aug 2020
Canadian Leadership Development Program (CLDP) (ages 15-21)

CNIB Lake Joe
4 Joe Finley Way
MacTier ON P0C 1H0
Canada

The 2019 CDLP crew sitting on the pontoon boat.
The 2019 CDLP crew sitting on the pontoon boat.

Aug 10-14, 2020: Be the change! Connect with other youth with sight loss from across the country and join in on the conversation.

18 Aug 2020
to
22 Aug 2020
Adult Mini-Camp, Summer (ages 19+)

CNIB Lake Joe
4 Joe Finley Way
MacTier ON P0C 1H0
Canada

Woman in red kayak holding a paddle and smiling with her guide dog seated in front of her.
Woman in red kayak holding a paddle and smiling with her guide dog seated in front of her.

August 18-22, 2020: Enjoy our four-night, five-day adult mini-camp to get a taste of the Lake Joe experience.

23 Aug 2020
to
29 Aug 2020
New! Family Week #3

CNIB Lake Joe
4 Joe Finley Way
MacTier ON P0C 1H0
Canada

A family (man, woman and two little girls) enjoying a tubing experience during Family Week.
A family (man, woman and two little girls) enjoying a tubing experience during Family Week.

August 23-29, 2020: New this year, Family Week 3 will be devoted to families with children who are blind or partially sighted. In addition to the classic camp activities offered during other family weeks, this program will include workshops for parents. Go for a dip in the lake, take a tandem bike for a spin, go fishing, cruise the lake or relax by the campfire. There's something for everyone!

30 Aug 2020
to
05 Sep 2020
Adult Week #3 (ages 19+)

CNIB Lake Joe
4 Joe Finley Way
MacTier ON P0C 1H0
Canada

Five adults smiling on the fishing dock, holding with fishing poles.
Five adults smiling on the fishing dock, holding with fishing poles.

August 30-September 5, 2020: Escape and spend a week on the shores of beautiful Lake Joseph in Muskoka. Whether you are seeking adventure or relaxation, we have something for you.

02 Oct 2020
to
04 Oct 2020
New! Family Fishing Weekend

CNIB Lake Joe
4 Joe Finley Way
MacTier ON P0C 1H0
Canada

A man and two boys pose and hold up the fish they've caught on the dock of CNIB Lake Joe.
A man and two boys pose and hold up the fish they've caught on the dock of CNIB Lake Joe.

October 2-4, 2020: In this program you and your child will be partnered with an angler to explore fishing opportunities in Muskoka! You will learn different techniques and strategies on the hunt for the big one while participating in fun challenges throughout the day. Fish on!

05 Oct 2020
to
09 Oct 2020
New! Adult Mini-Camp, Fall (ages 19+)

CNIB Lake Joe
4 Joe Finley Way
MacTier ON P0C 1H0
Canada

A photo taken from the lake of the waterfront area with white Muskoka chairs lining the beach area and the leaves on the trees are beautiful fall colours of red, orange and yellow.
A photo taken from the lake of the waterfront area with white Muskoka chairs lining the beach area and the leaves on the trees are beautiful fall colours of red, orange and yellow.

October 5-9, 2020: Enjoy our four-night, five-day adult mini-camp to get a taste of the Lake Joe experience.