VIEWS Music Camp For Braille Users is a 7 day camp held in Brantford, ON, usually held the second week of July. This camp is staffed with music teachers and others who are familiar with supporting children with visual impairments. The campers, who are blind or have low vision, come from throughout the province of Ontario. The camp’s typical activities include learning music Braille, ear training, choir, private vocal, piano, guitar or drum lessons, drama, dance, technology for music composition and literacy for those who are blind/low vision, games and peer socialization.
VIEWS Camp Freedom is a 6 day camp held in Brantford, ON, usually held the third week of July. This camp is staffed with Independent Living Skills Instructors, Orientation & Mobility Instructors and others who are familiar with the abilities and needs of those with low vision or are blind. Campers are encouraged to come to camp and work towards their own specific personal goals, with an incredible support team, providing tools and information, to be successful. Although full of learning, this camp is fashioned in a way that involves a lot of games, fun activities and peer socialization.
VIEWS Family Week at Lake Joe is a week long camp at the CNIB’s Lake Joseph Centre in Mactier, ON. This camp, usually held the first week of August, is for the entire family! Families have the freedom to participate in scheduled camp activities or enjoy afternoons on the beachfront! Lake Joe’s programming may include wake boarding, water skiing, sailing, swimming or triathlon lessons, art, canoeing, kayaking, paddle boarding, tandem cycling, pontoon boat rides, campfires, games and even a drop-in play group for the younger children! This week provides an opportunity to meet other VIEWS families from all over Ontario who specifically chose this family week to attend.