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Adventure Course For Blind Or Partially Sighted

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Wednesday, 15 January, 2014

Adventure Course For Blind Or Partially Sighted

Outward Bound has spaces open for their eight-day Insight course for blind or partially sighted people aged over 18.  The course commences Saturday, 15 February in Queen Charlotte Sound.

All participants must be able to participate in a full day's activity, including walking for a full day, be able to attend without their carer or guide dog (personal cane ok), be a team player and have experience away from home. Participants must also be comfortable in and around water wearing a life jacket.

Insight is run in association with the Royal NZ Foundation of the Blind once every two years. The subsidised course fee is $500 plus return travel to Picton and medical costs incurred for registration.

Call 0800 OUTWARD or www.outwardbound.co.nz/courses/course/blind-partially-sighted-insight/  for more information.

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