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Children and Youth Programs

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Operation: Braille

Have fun practicing your braille skills this summer by competing in Operation: Braille! Register by July 31 and complete your mission anywhere, anytime, during August, for a chance to win a prize! Register now.
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CNIB Summer Fantasy Camp for Tweens

If you cannot attend an in person camp this summer don’t let it turn you into an ogre! Sign up for our tween fantasy camp and transport yourself to our Dungeons and Dragons inspired hangout area on Zoom.  Learn to make nutritional potions that will give you the energy to fight dragons! Discover the magic hidden in your accessible devices.  Create a mystical creature to accompany you on your journeys and show off your amazing abilities at our virtual talent show. This camp runs via Zoom web conference July 5-9 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.
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CNIB Summer Magic Camp for Kids

We can't take them to Hogwarts, but this summer children (ages 6 -10) can join us for a spellbinding week of fun that pays tribute to the world of Harry Potter! We'll transport your child via the magic of Zoom to our virtual academy of wizardry. Participants will learn to make super delicious potions out of nutritional foods, participate in an exciting escape room game, learn about rhyme and rhythm in creating a magic spell, and much more! Only fun-loving wizards and witches need apply. This camp runs via Zoom web conference July 5-9 from 10 to 11 a.m.  Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.
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Music for Kids (Tuesday Sessions)

Music Therapist Erin Koop hosts weekly sessions on Zoom for children and youth participants across the country. These interactive sessions are filled with songs, stories, and more!  Get ready to make some music!  This group runs via Zoom web conference Tuesday, July 13 & 27 from 2 to 2:45 p.m. Pacific Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.
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Words of the World: Youth Program

Join us to gain exposure to languages and cultures from other lands. Language and culture are intertwined so every time we learn a new language, we will also be learning about the broader culture that comes with it. This eight-week program meets via Zoom web conference every Monday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time.   Call in information will be given upon registration.
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Youth World Blindness Summit

The World Blind Union Youth Committee is hosting a virtual World Blindness Summit for youth (ages 18-25). The summit will feature exciting speakers discussing topics relevant to youth, such as employment, leadership, equality, fitness, and so much more!
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CNIB Young Writers

This program is for youth between 18-30 who love to write! Meet with a group of like-minded individuals and share your writing samples. Each call we will give feedback on the writing samples provided to the group and discuss different writing techniques and literature. The group meets via Zoom web conference biweekly on Wednesday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.
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Ability4Good: Let's Play and Chat – Youth Group

A weekly online group, facilitated by Ability4Good Calgary, providing a safe environment for children and youth to build connections and friendships with peers across Canada. We will explore different indoor activities, online games, arts and crafts, baking, and other fun activities. We will be using a safe online platform to facilitate the group. Youth Group (ages 8-11) meets every Monday from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Mountain Time via Zoom web conference. 
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Ability4Good: Let's Play and Chat – Teen Group

A weekly online group, facilitated by Ability4Good Calgary, providing a safe environment for children and youth to build connections and friendships with peers across Canada. We will explore different indoor activities, online games, arts and crafts, baking, and other fun activities. We will be using a safe online platform to facilitate the group. The Teen Group (ages 12-17) meets every Monday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Mountain Time via Zoom web conference. 
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Young Adult Zoom Hangout

Connect with old friends as well as make new ones over Zoom! Topics will be determined by the group. Please note: this group is for individuals between the ages of 18-30.  The group meets online via Zoom web conference biweekly on Tuesday from 8 to 9 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.