On Thursday night, we had a campfire and sing-along on the patio. Here’s a clip of a few of us singing James Taylor’s “Fire & Rain”.
On the morning of Thursday, August 11, everyone gathered on the patio for a group photo. This photo was taken by Lorraine Ashdown from Bowen Island. Pictured in the photo are Alex, Byron, Clement, Danielle, Donna, Jessica, Jocelyn, Matthew, Monica (with guide dog Ash), Nelson, Owen, Peg, Roi, Salvatore, and Vera.
Today, with the rapid approach of our second AGM, I thought I’d post a link to the details. They are as follows: Teleconferencing administrator: Alex Jurgensen +1 (778) 908-0521 Teleconferencing phone numbers: www.campbowen.ca/meetings/ AGM announcement and details: www.campbowen.ca/agm/ We hope to see you there.
About Camp Bowen was founded in 1963, as an opportunity for residents of British Columbia, Canada, living with a visual impairment or blindness, to come together to share experiences, learn and expand their horizons. The Camp Bowen Society for the Visually Impaired was established as an independent organization in 2010 to continue the summer camp […]
We just released a new video, entitled “The Camp Bowen Story”. In it, we take a look at some of the life-changing experiences campers have had in the past decade and get a glimpse into where former campers, who are now Camp Bowen team members, feel that the project is headed. You can find the […]
Please forgive me if this post seems a little different than my other posts. This is my first journal style post and I am sorry if it isn’t consistent with my writing. On the first day of the 2011 Adult retreat, my friend Jag and I got a ride from my Dad out to Horseshoe […]
Source: Vancouver Sun BY DENISE RYAN STUART DAVIS/ VANCOUVER SUN Surrey residents Alex Jurgensen, 16 ( left), and Matthew Alvernaz, 13. The two friends met at Bowen Island Lodge summer camp three years ago, but the CNIB-run camp is closing. For Matthew Alvernaz, the world is about to become a little smaller. The 13-year-old, blind […]
Youtube Description Alex reading a poem at the 2007 talent show at Teen Tech Camp.
A Day at the Ruddy Potato The TBI also known as the Tekki Blind Investigators went to the Ruddy Potato Whole Foods Market and interviewed Scott (R0001), the store manager. Scott has been working at the store for one year. The Ruddy Potato is an organic whole food store that sells whole foods. That means […]