Monthly Archives: June 2013

Camp Abilities – Sports Camp for Blind Children

Makka Djouma is seen at Camp Abilities in Brockport, New York, June 26, 2013. Camp Abilities is a not-for-profit week-long developmental camp uses sports to foster greater independence and confidence in children who are blind, visually impaired, and deafblind.

Makka Djouma is seen at Camp Abilities in Brockport, New York, June 26, 2013. Camp Abilities is a not-for-profit week-long developmental camp uses sports to foster greater independence and confidence in children who are blind, visually impaired, and deafblind.

Ahmat Djouma takes part in shot put at Camp Abilities in Brockport, New York, June 25, 2013. Camp Abilities is a not-for-profit week-long developmental camp uses sports to foster greater independence and confidence in children who are blind, visually impaired, and deafblind.

Ahmat Djouma takes part in shot put at Camp Abilities in Brockport, New York, June 25, 2013. Camp Abilities is a not-for-profit week-long developmental camp uses sports to foster greater independence and confidence in children who are blind, visually impaired, and deafblind.

Children pose for their group photograph at Camp Abilities in Brockport, New York, June 25, 2013.  Camp Abilities is a not-for-profit week-long developmental camp uses sports to foster greater independence and confidence in children who are blind, visually impaired, and deafblind.

Children pose for their group photograph at Camp Abilities in Brockport, New York, June 25, 2013. Camp Abilities is a not-for-profit week-long developmental camp uses sports to foster greater independence and confidence in children who are blind, visually impaired, and deafblind.


Ahmat Djouma walks with his white cane with counselor Adam Dwyer at Camp Abilities in Brockport, New York, June 25, 2013. Camp Abilities is a not-for-profit week-long developmental camp uses sports to foster greater independence and confidence in children who are blind, visually impaired, and deafblind.

Ahmat Djouma walks with his white cane with counselor Adam Dwyer at Camp Abilities in Brockport, New York, June 25, 2013. Camp Abilities is a not-for-profit week-long developmental camp uses sports to foster greater independence and confidence in children who are blind, visually impaired, and deafblind.


Nina Marranca looks at her phone at Camp Abilities in Brockport, New York, June 25, 2013. Camp Abilities is a not-for-profit week-long developmental camp uses sports to foster greater independence and confidence in children who are blind, visually impaired, and deafblind.

Nina Marranca looks at her phone at Camp Abilities in Brockport, New York, June 25, 2013. Camp Abilities is a not-for-profit week-long developmental camp uses sports to foster greater independence and confidence in children who are blind, visually impaired, and deafblind.

Meghan Fink and Wayne Eberson (R) take part in goal ball at Camp Abilities in Brockport, New York, June 25, 2013. Camp Abilities is a not-for-profit week-long developmental camp uses sports to foster greater independence and confidence in children who are blind, visually impaired, and deafblind.

Meghan Fink and Wayne Eberson (R) take part in goal ball at Camp Abilities in Brockport, New York, June 25, 2013. Camp Abilities is a not-for-profit week-long developmental camp uses sports to foster greater independence and confidence in children who are blind, visually impaired, and deafblind.

Wayne Eberson participates in basketball at Camp Abilities in Brockport, New York, June 25, 2013. Camp Abilities is a not-for-profit week-long developmental camp uses sports to foster greater independence and confidence in children who are blind, visually impaired, and deafblind.

Wayne Eberson participates in basketball at Camp Abilities in Brockport, New York, June 25, 2013. Camp Abilities is a not-for-profit week-long developmental camp uses sports to foster greater independence and confidence in children who are blind, visually impaired, and deafblind.

A child goes fishing with his counselor at Camp Abilities in Brockport, New York, June 25, 2013. Camp Abilities is a not-for-profit week-long developmental camp uses sports to foster greater independence and confidence in children who are blind, visually impaired, and deafblind.

A child goes fishing with his counselor at Camp Abilities in Brockport, New York, June 25, 2013. Camp Abilities is a not-for-profit week-long developmental camp uses sports to foster greater independence and confidence in children who are blind, visually impaired, and deafblind.

Anastasia Gian swings the bat as she plays beep baseball at Camp Abilities in Brockport, New York, June 26, 2013. Camp Abilities is a not-for-profit week-long developmental camp uses sports to foster greater independence and confidence in children who are blind, visually impaired, and deafblind.

Anastasia Gian swings the bat as she plays beep baseball at Camp Abilities in Brockport, New York, June 26, 2013. Camp Abilities is a not-for-profit week-long developmental camp uses sports to foster greater independence and confidence in children who are blind, visually impaired, and deafblind.

Wayne Eberson takes part in gymnastics at Camp Abilities in Brockport, New York, June 26, 2013. Camp Abilities is a not-for-profit week-long developmental camp uses sports to foster greater independence and confidence in children who are blind, visually impaired, and deafblind.

Wayne Eberson takes part in gymnastics at Camp Abilities in Brockport, New York, June 26, 2013. Camp Abilities is a not-for-profit week-long developmental camp uses sports to foster greater independence and confidence in children who are blind, visually impaired, and deafblind.

Katelin Sweeney learns to walk the balance beam with assistance from councillors Lauren Allen (L) and Andrea Ayala (R) at Camp Abilities in Brockport, New York, June 26, 2013. Camp Abilities is a not-for-profit week-long developmental camp uses sports to foster greater independence and confidence in children who are blind, visually impaired, and deafblind.

Katelin Sweeney learns to walk the balance beam with assistance from councillors Lauren Allen (L) and Andrea Ayala (R) at Camp Abilities in Brockport, New York, June 26, 2013. Camp Abilities is a not-for-profit week-long developmental camp uses sports to foster greater independence and confidence in children who are blind, visually impaired, and deafblind.

Ahmat Djouma learns to float in the pool with his counselor Adam Dwyer at Camp Abilities in Brockport, New York, June 26, 2013.Camp Abilities is a not-for-profit week-long developmental camp uses sports to foster greater independence and confidence in children who are blind, visually impaired, and deafblind.

Ahmat Djouma learns to float in the pool with his counselor Adam Dwyer at Camp Abilities in Brockport, New York, June 26, 2013.Camp Abilities is a not-for-profit week-long developmental camp uses sports to foster greater independence and confidence in children who are blind, visually impaired, and deafblind.

Counselor Stephanie Connolly (R) uses a white cane causing noise on the basketball rim to help direct Jordan Vieira (C) to shoot the basketball in the direction of the net at Camp Abilities in Brockport, New York, June 26, 2013.  Camp Abilities is a not-for-profit week-long developmental camp uses sports to foster greater independence and confidence in children who are blind, visually impaired, and deafblind.

Counselor Stephanie Connolly (R) uses a white cane causing noise on the basketball rim to help direct Jordan Vieira (C) to shoot the basketball in the direction of the net at Camp Abilities in Brockport, New York, June 26, 2013. Camp Abilities is a not-for-profit week-long developmental camp uses sports to foster greater independence and confidence in children who are blind, visually impaired, and deafblind.

Wayne Eberson sprints tethered to a line at Camp Abilities in Brockport, New York, June 25, 2013. Camp Abilities is a not-for-profit week-long developmental camp uses sports to foster greater independence and confidence in children who are blind, visually impaired, and deafblind.

Wayne Eberson sprints tethered to a line at Camp Abilities in Brockport, New York, June 25, 2013. Camp Abilities is a not-for-profit week-long developmental camp uses sports to foster greater independence and confidence in children who are blind, visually impaired, and deafblind.

Andrew Mead-Colegrove rides on a tandem bicycle with his counselor Jeffrey Hart (L) at Camp Abilities in Brockport, New York, June 25, 2013. Camp Abilities is a not-for-profit week-long developmental camp uses sports to foster greater independence and confidence in children who are blind, visually impaired, and deafblind

Andrew Mead-Colegrove rides on a tandem bicycle with his counselor Jeffrey Hart (L) at Camp Abilities in Brockport, New York, June 25, 2013. Camp Abilities is a not-for-profit week-long developmental camp uses sports to foster greater independence and confidence in children who are blind, visually impaired, and deafblind

A child takes part in horseback riding at Camp Abilities in Brockport, New York, June 26, 2013. Camp Abilities is a not-for-profit week-long developmental camp uses sports to foster greater independence and confidence in children who are blind, visually impaired, and deafblind.

A child takes part in horseback riding at Camp Abilities in Brockport, New York, June 26, 2013. Camp Abilities is a not-for-profit week-long developmental camp uses sports to foster greater independence and confidence in children who are blind, visually impaired, and deafblind.

Supermoon

The moon is seen in an abnormally red colour as it rises in the Toronto Beaches, June 23, 2013.  The largest full moon of the year called the "super moon" will light up the night sky this weekend.

The moon is seen in an abnormally red colour as it rises in the Toronto Beaches, June 23, 2013. The largest full moon of the year called the "super moon" will light up the night sky this weekend.

People paddle illuminated paddle boards in the moon light as it rises over the Toronto Beaches, June 23, 2013.  The largest full moon of the year called the "super moon" will light up the night sky this weekend.

People paddle illuminated paddle boards in the moon light as it rises over the Toronto Beaches, June 23, 2013. The largest full moon of the year called the "super moon" will light up the night sky this weekend.

Baseball

Toronto Blue Jays Jose Bautista and Melky Cabrera (R) take the field before they play the Atlanta Braves during the first nning of their MLB Interleague League baseball game in Toronto, May 27, 2013.

Toronto Blue Jays Edwin Encarnacion (R) slides into second base on a double past Baltimore Orioles J.J. Hardy (L) during the first inning of their MLB American League baseball game in Toronto, June 21, 2013.

Toronto Blue Jays Edwin Encarnacion (R) slides into second base on a double past Baltimore Orioles J.J. Hardy (L) during the first inning of their MLB American League baseball game in Toronto, June 21, 2013.

Toronto Blue Jays (L-R) Anthony Gose, Colby Rasmus, and Jose Bautista celebrate defeating the Tampa Bay Rays in their MLB American League baseball game in Toronto, May 20, 2013.

Toronto Blue Jays (L-R) Anthony Gose, Colby Rasmus, and Jose Bautista celebrate defeating the Tampa Bay Rays in their MLB American League baseball game in Toronto, May 20, 2013.

Tampa Bay Rays Yunel Escobar turns a double play over Toronto Blue Jays Adam Lind during the eighth inning of their MLB American League baseball game in Toronto, May 21, 2013.    REUTERS/Mark Blinch (CANADA)

Tampa Bay Rays Yunel Escobar turns a double play over Toronto Blue Jays Adam Lind during the eighth inning of their MLB American League baseball game in Toronto, May 21, 2013. REUTERS/Mark Blinch (CANADA)