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NVDA Resources

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Back in May, we announced that we had collaborated with the Bowen Island Public Library to install NVDA, a free and open-source screen reader that makes computer content accessible to blind and partially sighted users. At the time, we planned to release resources on how to use NVDA, but these plans were put on the […]

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The Loss of a Friend

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Note: A previous version of this article incorrectly stated that the celebration of life for Peggy would be held on Friday, October 28. The correct date is Saturday, October 28. It is with a sad heart that we write about the loss of someone who was a friend to many of us here at Camp […]

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Camp Bowen at Bowfest 2017

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The Camp Bowen Society for the Visually Impaired was at Bowfest on Bowen Island on Saturday, August 26. Peg, Jessica, Jocelyn, and Alex were on site to run our two booths and interact with the Bowen Island community. At one booth, the society sold Braille puzzle books that challenged sighted people to decode the Braille […]

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Introducing the Camp Bowen Newsline

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We are pleased to introduce the Camp Bowen newsline, a new way to access Camp Bowen news via our telephone system. From now on, all articles on the website will also be available in an audio format by calling either +1 (604) 947-0021 or +1 (844) MYBOWEN (692-6936) and pressing 1. We hope you will […]

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Important 2017 Adult Camp Information

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Please note: We are working hard to resolve the outstanding issues with the Bowen Island Lodge. The Camp Bowen Society for the Visually Impaired regrets that due to safety work that will not be completed at Bowen Island Lodge in time for our retreat this summer, we have had to book an alternate venue on […]