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We offer many camps to help your VI student have an amazing summer! Click the name of the summer camp to learn more and to register.

Expanding Your Horizons Adventure Camp

Hosted by: Indiana School for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Location: Indianapolis, IN

Dates: June 24 – June 29

Cost: $75

Ages: 10 – 15

Type: Residential

 

Visually Impaired Summer Skills Program

Hosted by: Montana School for the Deaf and the Blind

Location: Great Falls, MT

Dates: July 8 -14

Cost: No cost. In-state travel is reimbursed to families.

Ages: 9 – 16

Type: Residential

 

3 Week Skills Academy

Hosted by: Outreach @ Perkins School for the Blind

Location: Perkins Campus, Watertown , MA

Dates: June 24-July 13

Cost: $12,000

Ages: Grades 6-12

Type: Residential

 

Explore Boston

Hosted by: Outreach @ Perkins School for the Blind

Location: Watertown, MA

Dates: August 5-10

Cost: $2500

Ages: Grades 1-6

Type: Residential

 

STEAM Summer Camp

Hosted by: Oklahoma School for the Blind

Location: OSB Campus, Muskogee, Oklahoma

Dates: June 4-8 and 11-15

Cost: No cost

Ages: Students entering 1st thru 12th grades

Type: Residential

 

MN State Academy for Blind Summer Program

Hosted by: Minnesota State Academy for the Blind

Location: MN State Academy for the Blind, Faribault, MN

Dates: July 16 – July 27

Cost: No cost

Ages: K-21

Type: Residential

 

Camp Abilities – Oregon

Hosted by: Northwest Association for Blind Athletes (NWABA)

Location: McMinville, OR

Dates: July 22-27, 2018

Cost: No cost

Ages: 8-15

Type: Residential

 

Camp Abilities – Washington

Hosted by: Northwest Association of Blind Athletes (NWABA)

Location: Tacoma, WA

Dates: July 29 – August 3

Cost: No cost

Ages: 9-14

Type: Residential

 

Summer Enrichment Camp

Hosted by: Alabama School for the Blind

Location: Talladega, AL

Dates: June 10 – 16

Cost: No cost

Ages: 6 – 16

Type: Residential

 

Camp Unlimited

Host by: ADRS and AIDB

Location: Talladega, AL

Dates: June 18 – 23

Cost: No cost

Ages: 6 – 16

Type: Residential

 

NC Stem Camp for High School Students with Visual Impairments or Blindness

Host by: North Carolina School of Science and Math

Location: Durham, NC

Dates: June 24-29

Cost: $1,100 (scholarships available!)

Ages: Academic students who are rising 9th – 12th

Type: Residential

 

Eyes on the Prize

Host by: Georgia Academy for the Blind

Location: Macon, GA

Dates: June 10-15

Cost: $30

Ages: 12 – 21

Type: Residential

For more information, contact Zelma Murray at ZMurray@doe.k12.ga.us

 

NFB Bell Academy

Hosted by: National Federation of the Blind

Multiple Locations: Arizona, California, Connecticut, DC, Delaware, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah

Multiple Dates: Varies by Location (May – July)

Day Camp: Camps span 2 weeks Monday – Friday for 6 hours/day

Costs: Varies by Location (many are FREE!)

Ages: 4-12 years

 

Braille Beats Fine Arts Program

Hosted by: Blind Vision Inc and World Access for the Blind

Location: Lapeer, Michigan

Dates: June 18-26, 2016

Residential Camp: Students stay overnight for the duration of the camp.

Costs: Yes, but not specified on the website.

Ages: 9 years – young adults

 

Space Camp for Interested Visually Impaired Students (SCIVIS)

Hosted by: US Space and Rocket Center

Location: Huntsville, Alabama

Dates: September 24-29, 2016

Residential Camp: Students stay overnight for the duration of the camp

Costs: $795 (Space Camp, Academy, Mach I, II, III), $895 (Advanced Academy), AND $75 Chaperone Fee

Ages: Grades 4-6 (Space Camp & Mach I Aviation Challenge), Grades 7-12 (Space Academy & Mach II Aviation Challenge), Grades 10-12 (Advanced Academy & Mach III Aviation Challenge) *Partial Scholarships are Available

 

NFB Engineering Quotient (NFB EQ)

Hosted by: National Federation of the Blind

Location: Baltimore, Maryland

Dates: June 19-25, 2016 (Camp #1) AND July 31 – August 6, 2016 (Camp #2)

Residential Camp: Students stay overnight for the duration of the camp

Costs: FREE

Ages: Grades 9-12

 

Independence camps with expanded core curriculum (ECC)

Hosted by: Leader Dogs for the Blind

Location: Rochester Hills, Michigan

Dates: June 25 – July 2, 2016

Residential Camp: Students stay overnight for the duration of the camp

Costs: FREE

Ages: 16-17 years old

 

Visions Summer Transition Program

Hosted by: VISIONS Center on Blindness

Location: Queens College, New York

Dates: July 10 – August 5, 2016

Residential Camp: Students stay overnight for the duration of the camp.

Costs: Not specified

Ages: 16+ years old

 

Washington State DSB Summer Camps

Hosted by: Washington State Department of Services for the Blind

Location: Washington

Multiple Dates: July – August, Varies from 1-6 week long programs

Camps include both Day and Residential Programs

Costs: FREE

Ages:

  • 9 – 13 years old (Skills Camp)
  • 14 – 15 years old (Youth Employment Solutions I, YES I)
  • 16 – High School Graduate (YES II)
  • After High School (Bridge Program)

 

Service Leadership Camp

Hosted by: Opportunities Unlimited for the Blind (OUB Camps)

Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan

Dates: July 5-10, 2016

Residential Camp: Students stay overnight for the duration of the camp.

Costs: $25 registration fee

Ages: 11-19 years old

 

Cookin’ & Jammin’ Camp

Hosted by: Opportunities Unlimited for the Blind (OUB Camps)

Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan

Dates: June 26 – July 1, 2016

Residential Camp: Students will stay overnight for the duration of the camp.

Costs: $25 registration fee

Ages: 7-14 years old

 

Visually Impaired & Blind Youth Services Camp

Hosted by: Lions Bear Lake Camp

Location: Lapeer, Michigan

Dates: July 10-16, 2016 (Level 1) AND July 24-30, 2016 (Level 2)

Residential Camp: Students will stay overnight for the duration of the camp.

Costs: $50 registration fee

Ages: 7- 15 years old