British Columbia & Yukon

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Connecting the Dots Conference 2019

Join the CNIB Foundation as we launch our nationwide conference – Connecting the Dots – the largest educational and professional development experience focused on technology, employment and literacy for people with sight loss. 
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Clearing our Path

The CNIB Foundation developed the first edition of Clearing Our Path in 1998 to address the need for information on creating accessible environments for people who are blind.
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The Ross C. Purse Doctoral Fellowship

The Ross C. Purse Doctoral Fellowship encourages and supports theoretical and practical research and studies at the doctoral level in the field of vision loss in Canada.
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CNIB Barbara Tuck MacPhee Award

The CNIB Barbara Tu​ck MacPhee Award supports researchers in the field of macular degeneration.
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Camp Abilities (ages 8-18) 

Want to try a triathlon, or work on paddling skills? This goal-based program is aimed at athletic development.
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Pushing Limits for Active Youth (PLAY) (ages 8-18) 

Pushing Limits for Active Youth (PLAY) is for those that want to discover new sports at Lake Joe.
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Wilderness Immersion for Leadership Development (WILD) (ages 15-19) 

Wilderness Immersion for Leadership Development (WILD) is a two-week adventure program where you’ll work on skills like canoeing, hiking, rock climbing and high-ropes course elements while refining leadership skills.
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Family Programs

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.
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Adult Mini-Camp

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

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.