[NFBOK-Talk] BLIND, Inc. STYLE Program-Summer Transition Youth Learning Experience

Jeannie Massay jmassay1 at cox.net
Mon Mar 12 20:48:33 UTC 2018

  Blindness: Learning In New Dimensions (BLIND), Inc.
Summer Transition Youth Learning Experience (STYLE) 2018
Spend part of your summer in STYLE!

The STYLE program offers three separate, five-day, theme-based
educational/recreational programs. All of our programs are delivered by
blind role models. STYLE students will learn skills, gain confidence, and
have fun! Attend one, two, or all three sessions!  Day programming and
residential options are available. 

Session 1: July 23 - 27: Fitness, Fun, and Friends:

Get fit, have fun, compete!  Students will participate in individual and
group recreational activities.  Learn about proper nutrition while preparing
healthy meals.  Activities may include: rock climbing, goalball, water
sports, self-defense, etc.!  Have fun while being active and hanging out
with new and old friends.

Session 2: July 30 - August 3: Tech. Trek:

Students will explore the world of assistive technology. Computers,
smartphones, tablets, etc are the tools which will help students achieve
success.  Learn to effectively and efficiently use assistive technology in
school, work, and at home.  Sign up for your "tech trek adventure" today!

Session 3: August 6 - August 10: Career Quest:

What jobs can blind people do? Where do you want to work?  Students will
explore jobs held by blind people and learn what those jobs truly entail.
Learn what skills are needed to reach your vocational goals. Topics include:
resume building, interview skills, soft skills, finding jobs,
qualifications/experience and more! 

Contact Michell Gip, Youth Services Coordinator, at 612-872-0100, Ext. 231,
or  <mailto:mgip at blindinc.org> mgip at blindinc.org for more information or an
application.  We can assist you to work with your local vocational
rehabilitation agency to attend the program.


The first review of applications will occur on April 30, 2018.  Apply today
to ensure your space in this program!  





Michell Gip, MAT, NCUEB, NOMC

Youth Services Coordinator 

Blindness: Learning In New Dimensions (BLIND), Inc. 

100 East 22nd St. 

Minneapolis, MN. 55404 

Phone: 612-872-0100 ext. 231

mgip at blindinc.org <mailto:mgip at blindinc.org> 




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