Jack Wood and his horse, Basil

Unbridled Joy
Therapeutic Riding Program

Jack Wood, a horse trainer and riding teacher who has been blind since birth, will introduce his horses to you and teach you to pet, groom, and ride horses.

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boy riding a wave on a pink surfboard

Visually Impaired
Surf Camp

Indo Jax Surf Camp aims to bring surfing to children and youth who otherwise might not have a chance to do so, and to promote a love of the ocean environment.

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kids and coaches in kayaks on the water

Learn to Row
Rivanna Rowing Club

Lack of vision isn't a handicap in rowing!  Skills are developed through hearing and feeling.  The rowing club offers a Learn to Row program for beginners.

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Kayaks in an adaptive boating program

Adaptive Sports at
Wintergreen Resort

Wintergreen Ski Resort offers kayaking and canoeing lessons to youth with visual and other disabilities.  Come paddle on Virginia's beautiful lakes and rivers!

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Visually impaired kids hiking with canes

LeaderDogs
Summer Experience Camp

Summer camp for legally blind youth ages 16 and 17:  summer fun, travel skill training, an introduction to guide dogs, and time with peers facing similar challenges.

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Boy playing computer game wearing headphones

Computer Games for
the Visually Impaired

Australian company Spoonbill Software develops computer games especially for the blind and vision Impaired.  All games are free of charge.

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