Upcoming Events

15 Nov 2019
to
19 Nov 2019
Adjusting to Vision Loss

1080 Portage Ave.
Winnipeg MB R3G 3M3
Canada

group of people having a discussion
group of people having a discussion

An eight-week program to help you face an independent future with confidence.

15 Nov 2019
to
20 Dec 2019
Friday Coffee Group

1080 Portage Ave., first floor MPR and boardroom
Winnipeg MB R3G 3M3
Canada

two people sitting at a table drinking coffee
two people sitting at a table drinking coffee

Join a lively group of blind and partially sighted people of all ages and backgrounds every Friday to discuss the hot topics of the week over a cup of coffee.

15 Nov 2019
to
17 Dec 2019
Choir

1080 Portage Ave., second-floor boardroom
Winnipeg MB R3G 3M3
Canada

close up of piano keys with music score
close up of piano keys with music score

Love to sing? Join the choir. No experience required. This group meets on the first and third Tuesday of each month in the Winnipeg office.

15 Nov 2019
to
12 Dec 2019
Bible Study

1080 Portage Ave., second-floor boardroom
Winnipeg MB R3G 3M3
Canada

close up of open bible
close up of open bible

Be part of something great by joining other blind and partially sighted individuals for a discussion of the Bible every Thursday.

15 Nov 2019
to
04 May 2020
Walking Group

Polo Park Shopping Centre
1485 Portage Ave.
Winnipeg MB R3G 0W4
Canada

sighted guide walking with a woman using a white cane
sighted guide walking with a woman using a white cane

Get some exercise and practice mobility and travel skills with our weekly walking group.

15 Nov 2019
to
18 Dec 2019
Low-Impact Aerobics

1080 Portage Ave., MPR
Winnipeg MB R3G 3M3
Canada

Clients doing warm up stretches
Clients doing warm up stretches

Come out to our new low-impact aerobics class to increase your flexibility, core strength and reduce stress.

15 Nov 2019
to
17 Jun 2020
CNIB Unbound Book Club
Photo of a Victor Stream displaying a reader’s bookshelf, next to DAISY books on CD.
Photo of a Victor Stream displaying a reader’s bookshelf, next to DAISY books on CD.

CNIB Unbound is a virtual book club for anyone interested in accessible literacy. Housed on Facebook, the club gives members an interactive community where they can read together, swap notes and perspectives on what they've read, and talk about all things books – from their favourite writers to the latest accessible reading technologies on the market. 
 

22 Nov 2019
to
CNIB Guide Dogs Graduation
"CNIB Guide Dogs" and a guide dog icon on a yellow background.
"CNIB Guide Dogs" and a guide dog icon on a yellow background.

Join us as CNIB Guide Dogs celebrates the guide dog teams, buddy dog partnerships, and ambassador dog partnerships that have successfully completed training this year!

26 Nov 2019
to
Brandon Sharing Circle

354 Tenth St.
Brandon MB R7A 4G1
Canada

Clients at CNIB Sharing Circle having a discussion and smiling
Clients at CNIB Sharing Circle having a discussion and smiling

Get together with others who are blind or partially sighted to talk, share and learn.

29 Nov 2019
to
Breakfast Club

Olive Garden, 1544 Portage Ave.
Winnipeg MB R3G 0W9
Canada

close up of breakfast platter
close up of breakfast platter

Try out a new restaurant and start the day right with breakfast club friends.

04 Dec 2019
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Winnipeg Sharing Circle

1080 Portage Ave., second-floor boardroom
Winnipeg MB R3G 3M3
Canada

Clients at CNIB Sharing Circle having a discussion and smiling
Clients at CNIB Sharing Circle having a discussion and smiling

Get together with others who are blind or partially sighted to talk, share and learn.

10 Dec 2019
to
Book Club

1080 Portage Ave., first floor MPR
Winnipeg MB R3G 3M3
Canada

close up of hands holding a book and a coffee cup
close up of hands holding a book and a coffee cup

Are you blind or partially sighted and love to read? This monthly book club is perfect for you.

08 Jan 2020
to
11 Mar 2020
Pottery

Fort Garry Lions
969 Dowker Ave.
Winnipeg MB R3T 2B4
Canada

Close up of a person's hands carving a piece of pottery.
Close up of a person's hands carving a piece of pottery.

Registration is now open for the winter session of pottery through the City of Winnipeg Leisure Guide!

Don't miss this exciting opportunity to dive into the world of pottery in a welcoming environment!

15 Jan 2020
to
26 Feb 2020
Brandon Yoga

CNIB Brandon, 354 Tenth St.
Brandon MB R7A 4G1
Canada

Two people sitting cross-legged in a yoga pose
Two people sitting cross-legged in a yoga pose

Learn new stretches while you improve core strength, balance and coordination in this 7-week yoga class for individuals who are blind or partially sighted.

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

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

Children playing on the beach. at Lake Joe. A rainbow appears in the distance.
Children playing on the beach. at Lake Joe. A rainbow appears in the distance.

Northern Exposure (NorEx) is an opportunity for youth who are blind or partially sighted to engage in active experiences in a safe, accessible and fun environment that support the learning outcomes of the physical education curriculum.

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

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

A group of 5 people sit at a table and play a game of cards.
A group of 5 people sit at a table and play a game of cards.

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, our participants will actively share responsibilities like paddling, portaging, outdoor cooking and camping while connecting with nature and other like-minded individuals.

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

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

A group of campers (in bathing suits) run into the Lake.
A group of campers (in bathing suits) run into the Lake.

Join a group of 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, all in addition to the traditional activities that make Lake Joe so special.

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

CNIB Lake Joseph Centre
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.

Choose your specialization for the week as you learn new skills while developing confidence and independence in a safe and supportive environment.

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

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

A young boy surfs on a wakeboard on Lake Joe
A young boy surfs on a wakeboard on Lake Joe

Test your mettle in the wild! Wilderness Immersion for Leadership Development (WILD) is an adventure program where participants will work cooperatively with others on a multi-day canoe trip in Algonquin Park. With the assistance of skilled staff, our adventurers will work on outdoor skills like paddling, portaging and camping while gaining valuable lessons on communication, teamwork, and problem-solving. Participants will have the opportunity to take on a high-ropes course to start their adventures.

05 Jul 2020
to
05 Sep 2020
Adult Weeks

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

A group of 5 people sit at a table and play a game of cards.
A group of 5 people sit at a table and play a game of cards.

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
08 Aug 2020
Family Weeks

CNIB Lake Joseph Centre
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.

Our family program gives people with sight loss and their families an opportunity to enjoy the splendour of Muskoka on beautiful Lake Joseph in a safe and inclusive environment. Activities are available for all ages and there are also events just for adults, youth and kids.

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

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

Children playing on the beach. at Lake Joe. A rainbow appears in the distance.
Children playing on the beach. at Lake Joe. A rainbow appears in the distance.

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

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

CNIB Lake Joseph Centre
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.

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 Joseph Centre
4 Joe Finley Way
MacTier ON P0C 1H0
Canada

A group of campers (in bathing suits) run into the Lake.
A group of campers (in bathing suits) run into the Lake.

Pushing Limits for Active Youth (PLAY) is for those that want to experience different sports at Lake Joe. From basketball to archery, Power Showdown to goalball, participants will try their hand at a variety of different sports and activities that encourage an active lifestyle. Health and wellness workshops including independence, healthy eating and personal care complement this adaptive sports program.

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

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

A group of campers (in bathing suits) run into the Lake.
A group of campers (in bathing suits) run into the Lake.

Be the change! Connect with other youth with sight loss from across the country and join in on the conversation. This program will focus on areas such as public speaking, advocacy, critical thinking, self-awareness and the personal brand, all the while developing confidence and independence through specialized activities. Working with skilled facilitators, participants will have the opportunity to try new things in this fun, safe and supportive environment.

18 Aug 2020
to
22 Aug 2020
Adult Mini-Camp, Summer

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

A woman sits on the grass at Lake Joe with her guide dog.
A woman sits on the grass at Lake Joe with her guide dog.

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
Family Week 3

CNIB Lake Joseph Centre
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.

New this year, Family Week 3 will be devoted to families with children who are blind or partially sighted. In addition to the traditional camp activities offered during other family weeks, this week will include workshops designed specifically 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 are activities available for all ages and fun for the whole family!

02 Oct 2020
to
04 Oct 2020
Family Fishing Weekend

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

Three people pose and hold up the fish they've caught on the dock of CNIB Lake Joe.
Three people pose and hold up the fish they've caught on the dock of CNIB Lake Joe.

In this program a parent and child will be partnered up with an angler to explore fishing opportunities here in Muskoka! Participants will learn different techniques and strategies on the hunt for the big one while participating in fun challenges throughout the day. Fish on!

06 Oct 2020
to
09 Oct 2020
Adult Mini-Camp, Fall

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

A woman sits on the grass at Lake Joe with her guide dog.
A woman sits on the grass at Lake Joe with her guide dog.

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