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A black and white photograph of an old school bus with "CNIB" on the front, driving under the "CNIB" welcome signage at Lake Joe.

CNIB Lake Joe’s 60th Anniversary & Alumni

On August 17, 1961, CNIB Lake Joe welcomed campers for the first time. What a thrill it must have been to be among the first campers to experience the magic of CNIB Lake Joe!

As part of our 60th Anniversary celebrations, we want to hear from you! Did you meet your best friend at camp? Discover a talent or passion? Launch a new career? Renew a relationship? Share your Lake Joe stories and photos with us and tell us why CNIB Lake Joe is special to you. Send an email with all your memories to Sherri Helsdingen at or call 705-241-2907.

Our CNIB Lake Joe community is growing, and we have much to celebrate! We are also launching a CNIB Lake Joe Alumni program for our past staff and volunteer teams. To learn more about our CNIB Lake Joe Alumni, contact Sherri Helsdingen at or call 705-241-2907.

We can’t wait to celebrate our 60th anniversary with you! Our incredible past and bright future belong to all of us. Please share this e-newsletter with others and stay tuned for more details.