[blindkid] Perceptual Mobility camp for Blind Youth

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Thu Jul 16 02:52:26 UTC 2015

Thank you for this, I can't find any information for dates, anyone know?
Thanks again

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> On Jul 15, 2015, at 9:36 AM, Heather Field via blindkid <blindkid at nfbnet.org> wrote:
> FYI:
> -----Original Message----- From: Kaiti Shelton via Pibe-division
> Sent: Wednesday, July 15, 2015 1:13 AM
> Cc: Kaiti Shelton
> Hi all,
> There are still spots open in The Road Lies Ahead, a perceptual
> mobility camp which will be held later this summer at Camp Tuhsmeheta
> in Lowell Michigan.  The program is headed by Daniel Kish, a totally
> blind orientation and mobility specialist who also teaches perceptual
> navigation using flash sonar.  Activities in the program will
> challenge students to expand and improve their skills while having
> fun.  Games and activities from last year included hiking, rock
> climbing, target practice using water guns and "swashbuckling"
> (fighting with audible swords), various ball games including an
> audible version of Quidditch from the Harry Potter series, practice
> reading tactile maps and using a compass, an introduction to GPS
> technology, hide and seek and "Black Ops" (hide and seek combined with
> target practice to resemble capture the flag), and more.  Plenty of
> time is left for socializing between staff/mentors and students after
> the dinner hour.  The camp also boasts a regulation Showdown table,
> which was quite popular among staff and students alike in free time
> last year.  Lessons in independence are embedded throughout the
> program in the dining hall, on the trails, and in cabin life.
> Please circulate the attached flyers to students who could benefit.
> If you have questions please email or call using the information near
> the bottom of the flyer.
> Thanks, and I can't wait to travel the road ahead with some eager
> students,
> -- 
> Kaiti Shelton
> University of Dayton-Music Therapy
> President, Ohio Association of Blind Students 2013-Present
> Secretary, The National Federation of the Blind Performing Arts
> Division 2015-2016
> "You can live the life you want; blindness is not what holds you back!"
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