Year: 2018

January Community Discovery – Aquarium Wet Lab

We are kicking off our 2019 Community Discovery Outings with a behind-the-scenes Wet Lab experience at the Vancouver Aquarium! Participants will get to handle live animals that live in BC waters, organized by local habitat and ecosystem and will learn about a variety of local marine ecosystems. Here’s what the Vancouver Aquarium has to say… Read more January Community Discovery – Aquarium Wet Lab

Give Now Campaign 2018

Our 10th Anniversary Year was a great success—thanks to you! 2018 has been a remarkable year for Blind Beginnings. With your support we offered educational and experiential workshops, pre-employment training, summer camps and recreational activities to help British Columbia’s blind and partially sighted children and youth develop the skills, confidence and independence necessary to live… Read more Give Now Campaign 2018

Family Ice Skating Event

On December 7, join Blind Beginnings for a family skate! From 5:45 – 6:45pm, we have a sheet of ice just for Blind Beginnings families. Whether you’ve never put on a pair of skates or you’re a speed-skating superstar; everyone is welcome to join! Skates, helmets, and ice sleds will be available for loan. When: Friday,… Read more Family Ice Skating Event

Blind Beginnings Planning Okanagan Early Intervention Retreat

Blind Beginnings with the support and involvement of CNIB is planning an early intervention retreat for families with blind or partially sighted children who live in the Okanagan and surrounding regions. Telus’ Thompson-Okanagan Community Board and the Vernon-based Foord Family Foundation have each donated $5,000 to help cover the cost of the retreat. Blind Beginnings… Read more Blind Beginnings Planning Okanagan Early Intervention Retreat