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Children and Youth Programs

Winners from the 2019 Braille Creative Writing Contest Kelsey, Zara and Zachary pose for a photo with Karen Brophey. They are holding their awards!

2021 Braille Creative Writing Contest

Calling all aspiring young writers! The 2021 Braille Creative Writing Contest is now accepting entries. Write a short story, essay, or poem on any topic or re-purpose something you've written for school this year! Show off your creative writing talents for a chance to win cash prizes. 
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CNIB Young Writers

This program is for youth between 18-30 who love to write! Meet with a group of like-minded individuals and share your writing samples. Each call we will give feedback on the writing samples provided to the group and discuss different writing techniques and literature. The group meets via Zoom web conference biweekly on Wednesday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.
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Ability4Good: Radiate Let's Play and Chat Online –Teens Group

A weekly online group, facilitated by Ability4Good Calgary, providing a safe environment for children and youth to build connections and friendships with peers across Canada. We will explore different indoor activities, online games, arts and crafts, baking, and other fun activities. We will be using a safe online platform to facilitate the group. Teens Group: for youth (ages 14-17), every Monday and/or Wednesday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Mountain Time.
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Ability4Good: Radiate Let's Play and Chat Online –Youth Group

A weekly online group, facilitated by Ability4Good Calgary, providing a safe environment for children and youth to build connections and friendships with peers across Canada. We will explore different indoor activities, online games, arts and crafts, baking, and other fun activities. We will be using a safe online platform to facilitate the group. Youth Group: for youth (ages 10-13), every Monday and/or Wednesday from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Mountain Time.
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Ability4Good: Radiate Let's Play and Chat Online – Kids Group

A weekly online group, facilitated by Ability4Good Calgary, providing a safe environment for children and youth to build connections and friendships with peers across Canada. We will explore different indoor activities, online games, arts and crafts, baking, and other fun activities. We will be using a safe online platform to facilitate the group. Kids Group: for kids (ages 7-9), every Sunday and/or Tuesday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Mountain Time
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Ability4Good: Radiate Let's Play and Chat Online – Children's Group

A weekly online group, facilitated by Ability4Good Calgary, providing a safe environment for children and youth to build connections and friendships with peers across Canada. We will explore different indoor activities, online games, arts and crafts, baking, and other fun activities. We will be using a safe online platform to facilitate the group. Children's Group: for kids (ages 5-6), every Sunday and/or Tuesday from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Mountain Time.
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Young Adult Zoom Hangout

Connect with old friends as well as make new ones over Zoom! Topics will be determined by the group. Please note: this group is for individuals between the ages of 18-30.  The group meets online via Zoom web conference biweekly on Tuesday from 8 to 9 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration. 
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Teen Zoom Hangout

Join us to play games, chat, and make new friends. Please note that this program is for individuals between the ages of 15-21. The group meets online via Zoom web conference second and fourth Thursday of every month from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration. 
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Tween Zoom Hangout

Join us to play games, chat, and make new friends. Please note that this program is for individuals between 10-14 years of age. The group meets online via Zoom web conference first and third Thursday of every month from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration. 
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Music for Kids (Friday Sessions)

Music Therapist Erin Koop hosts weekly sessions on Zoom for children and youth participants across the country. These interactive sessions are filled with songs, stories, and more!  Get ready to make some music!  This group runs via Zoom web conference every Friday from 3:30 to 4:15 p.m. Pacific Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.