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Children and youth programs

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Fashion forward (for youth) - Mississauga

Learn fashion coordination, makeup and styling needs. For youth who are transitioning into young adulthood. The group meets on the second Tuesday of the month at CNIB Mississauga.
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Youth Ontario United (Y.O.U)

Join other Ontario Youth for a monthly meetup via Teleconference. Learn, engage and share among peers across the province. Chat about a new topic and collaborate to develop new friendships, new skills and initiatives in your community.
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Pursuing our Passions (POP) for youth!

Calling all aspiring artists and musicians! Pursuing Our Passions (POP) will host monthly guest speakers, creatives and professional artists from diverse streams in the art and entertainment industry to share their skills, knowledge and talent and help grow your artistic dreams into successful careers. The group meets on the third Friday of the month. 
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Fun with Art (art workshop for children & youth) - Toronto

An opportunity to use creative techniques, (drawing, painting, collage, colouring, sculpting) to express yourself artistically. We provide all the art supplies. Discover and explore your inner Picasso!  This group meets on the third Sunday of the month. 
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Parents educational resources for kids (PERK)

A support program for parents of children with sight loss, combined with interactive family recreational events. The group meets on the last Sunday of the month. 
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Youth Empowerment

From fashion workshops and makeup classes to theatre and dance, participants will develop their leadership skills in a safe and inclusive environment while engaging with peers in a social setting.
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Beyond the Classroom

This program helps participants gain knowledge and develop social skills as they pursue their education.
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National SCORE Program

Calling all youth in Canada! CNIB's National SCORE program is an (all-expenses-paid) summer experience that combines the joys of camp with excursions and activities geared to helping youth (ages 16-21) learn and develop skills to pursue post-secondary education.