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CNIB Lake Joe

At CNIB Lake Joe, people living with sight loss and their families can enjoy the same summer pursuits as other Canadians: canoeing, campfires, kayaking, cycling, waterskiing, swimming, sailing and fishing. Plus, there’s skills training, confidence building and support from a community that understands living with sight loss.  

Contact Us

CNIB Lake Joseph Centre 
4 Joe Finley Way, MacTier, ON. P0C 1H0 
Toll Free: 1-877-748-4028 
Fax: 705-375-2323 

Directions to Lake Joe via Google Maps


Two campers approach the shoreline in a red canoe. They are high fiving a camp counselor squatting on the shoreline to meet them.

Making a World of Difference: An International Learning Retreat for Camp Professionals Serving People Who are Blind or Have Low Vision

CNIB Lake Joe and LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired's Enchanted Hills Camp for the Blind (San Francisco) are working together to build an international camp community of professionals serving people who are blind or have low vision. Camp staff from around the world will meet at CNIB Lake Joe to connect and share knowledge, ideas, success stories and best practices related to camp.
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CNIB Lake Joe Wish List

Help us bring the magic of summer camp to life for people living with sight loss!

Third level terms

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Children & Youth and Family Programs

Enjoy the great outdoors in a fun, safe and accessible environment. Learn more about Lake Joe children & youth and family programs.
A large group of adults on a boat at Lake Joe.

Adult Programs

Lake Joe offers a variety of adult programs in a fun, safe and accessible outdoor environment.
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Meet our CNIB Lake Joe Team

Our dedicated and experienced team share their gifts to make a difference in the lives of campers and ensure that participants have a fantastic experience at Lake Joe.
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Employment and Volunteer Opportunities at CNIB Lake Joe

We're always looking for seasonal staff and volunteers to assist at Lake Joe. We promise you'll have an enriching experience at camp, full of laughter, fun and awesome activities.
The Lake Joe boathouse. A small building built partly over water

CNIB Lake Joe History

For more than 50 years, the CNIB Lake Joseph Centre (Lake Joe) has been providing a unique blend of recreation and skills development in a safe, inclusive environment.