Our Online Baby Beginnings Program, in partnership with Vision Loss Rehabilitation Canada BC, is a bi-monthly drop-in group for babies, toddlers, and pre-schoolers who are blind or partially sighted and their caregivers. Parents of children birth to five years of age are invited to connect online every second Saturday. We start at 9:00 am with a… Read more Accessible Story Time and Baby Beginnings are pairing up this summer!
Dear Families, We’re excited to share our online programs for July-August with you, so be sure to read through to see what’s being offered throughout the Summer! Harry Potter Book Club Children and Youth of all ages are invited to join us as we convert the Blind Beginnings Zoom Room into Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry and spend the… Read more Summer Online Programs 2020
This summer we’ve had to get creative to come up with a way to introduce and encourage physical fitness among our members since we are not able to offer our usual in-person programs during COVID-19. Through our Active Beginnings Yoga and Fitness classes, children and youth who are blind or partially sighted will have opportunities… Read more Active Beginnings Yoga and Fitness Program
ATTENTION ALL WITCHES AND WIZARDS! Do you solemnly swear that you are up to no good? Do you spend your evenings snacking on Bertie Botts (even the Vomit and Watermelon flavors)? Is your idea of a wonderful afternoon sitting at the Three Broomsticks Inn with a big mug of Butterbeer? If the answer to any… Read more Harry Potter Book Club
Blind Beginnings is pleased to announce our Summer Independent Living Skills Creating Confidence Workshop for Teens! July 16, 23, and 30, and August 6, 13, and 20, 2020 For youth who are blind or partially sighted from 13 to 19 years of age. Please register no later than Thursday July 9 In addition to the… Read more Summer Independent Living Skills Creating Confidence Workshop for Teens!
It’s arrived at last! Episode 1 is now available! We are so excited to be able to release the first episode of our Limitless Blind Beginnings Podcast! The podcast project has been a long time in the works, and during that process we’ve learned a lot about the challenges and hurdles in producing a regularly… Read more Limitless Blind Beginnings Podcast is here!
Blind Beginnings youth from across BC are invited to our June Creating Connections Workshop! On the last Friday evening of each month youth who are blind or partially sighted 12 years and older are invited to connect online for our Creating Connections Workshop! This is an opportunity to socialize, connect and make new friends! I think we… Read more June Creating Connections Workshop- Harry Potter Theme Night!
Just a reminder to RSVP for our Virtual Blind Beginnings AGM happening this Saturday June 20! We will also be doing our hoodie draw for those who completed our Connecting through COVID-19 online program feedback surveys. Here is a preview of our very fashionable Blind Beginnings Hoodie featuring an embroidered butterfly logo: When: Saturday June 20, 2020 Time: 12:30 – 3:00pm… Read more RSVP for our 2020 Virtual AGM!
Dear Families, We’ve made some changes to our online programming for June, so be sure to read through to see what’s being offered this week! All of our programs are drop-in, and new participants are always welcome. Kids Connect Support Group- Every Tuesday afternoon Many children across BC are missing the social connection with other kids at school and in… Read more Connecting through COVID-19 Virtual Programming for June!
Due to the announcement by Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry that the Province will not be allowing overnight camps to operate this summer, it is with much regret that we are announcing the cancellation of our Summer Camp programs this year. As much as we are disappointed at having to cancel Camp Hornby and… Read more Blind Beginnings Summer Camp Programs Cancelled