[BlindKid] BELL camp for kids

Penny Duffy pennyduffy at gmail.com
Tue Jun 18 19:52:55 UTC 2019


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On Tue, Jun 18, 2019, 3:48 PM Anna Givens via BlindKid <blindkid at nfbnet.org>

> Please share with your networks and those who may be interested.
> For those in the DC/VA/MD area.
> FREE day camp for blind and low vision kids, AND a FREE inTact Sketchpad
> to go along with this year’s theme of tactile graphics and art. Thanks to
> donations by the #AmericanActionFundforBlindChildrenAndAdults! This is a
> REALLY awesome product, check out the product link at:
> http://www.easytactilegraphics.com/product/intact-sketchpad/.
> For anyone who has or knows someone who has a child who is blind or
> visually impaired in the DC/MD/VA area. I’m so excited about the upcoming
> BELL camp for kids in Washington DC. And it’s right around the corner!
> Check it out- below is the link to register in English and Spanish. Please
> share this with your friends and networks so we can reach as many kids as
> possible.
> The AWESOME thing about the Washington DC BELL program is that it’s FREE!
> With lunch and transportation provided!
> The NFB BELL (Braille Enrichment for Literacy and Learning) Academy
> prepares blind and low-vision children, ages four through twelve, to grow
> into confident and independent blind people who live the lives they want.
> In addition to Braille crafts, games, and other engaging projects,
> children learn vital independent living skills, interact with blind adults
> who serve as mentors, and enjoy field trips to sites related to the NFB
> BELL Academy curriculum. Through these activities and interactions, the
> children learn that blindness or low vision does not define them or their
> future.
> The event dates are July 29 - August 9.  9:00 am - 3:30 PM
> Event location is 239 Carroll Street NW, Washington DC 21230
> Please do reach out to me with any questions.
> And don’t forget to share this!
> Registration link:
> (Spanish)
> https://archive.nfb.org/bell-student-application-form-es
> Registration link:
> (English)
> https://archive.nfb.org/bell-student-application-form
> Anna E Givens | Program Coordinator | 402-817-8934 | annajee82 at gmail.com
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