VIEWS for the Visually Impaired
P.O. Box 298
Oil Springs Ontario USA N0N 1P0
(519) 616 4397
Have strong partnerships with other stakeholders in our province. With the Ministry of Education, we provide Short Term Programs, which teach a specific skill sets for 8 weekends each year. With the Ministry of Education, CNIB and local school boards, we partner to provide one family weekend each year, in a different community each time, focusing on the needs and strengths of those families. We have partnered with the Ministry of Education to provide math workshops for our Vision Itinerant Teachers in our province. We provide 2 week long annual residential camps for children who are blind or have low vision.
VIEWS Music Camp for Braille Users is an incredible, residential camp which provides braille music training, drama, and multiple instrument lessons in a fun camp setting.
VIEWS Camp Freedom is a weeklong independent living skills camp, which has a different focus each year, always with an emphasis on social skills and having fun.
VIEWS Family Week at Lake Joseph is an opportunity for families to get away and play together. It is a camp for the entire family, where the children have the opportunity to waterski, wakeboard, canoe, sail, watertube, swim and wall climb. A beautiful lake setting, where all meals are provided and memories are made.
- Information and Referral
- Helps families of children with visual impairments find information, resources, and support in their communities. Advocates for blind and visually impaired children and their families.
- Support Groups
- Music Camp for Braille Users (week long residential summer camp)<br> VIEWS Camp Freedom (week long residential independent living skills camp)<br> VIEWS Family Week at Lake Joseph (week long recreational camp in resort- like setting on lake for entire family)<br> Partners with the Ministry of Education to provide Short Term Programs for 8 weekends a year<br> Supports and advocates for children who are blind or have low vision and their families