Below you will find links to flyers and registration information for upcoming training, conferences, and student programs. Please feel free to download forms to distribute as well as for your own personal use. Linked documents will open in Microsoft Word. Completed forms can be e-mailed to KerryM@mdschblind.org or faxed to 410-319-5708.
M.I.S.L.E. Summer Institute
FULL FOR 2017 – WAIT LIST AVAILABLE
July 10 – August 4
MISLE is a Monday-Friday residential program for independent people between the ages of 16 and 21 with a visual impairment, who need to work on improving their “Work Ready” skills and building their career portfolios.
The Maryland School for the Blind’s Camp Abilities
July 10 – 14
The Maryland School for the Blind’s Camp Abilities is an overnight sports camp for youth from 9 to 17 years of age who are blind or visually impaired. Sports activities will include swimming, baseball, goalball, soccer, and beep kickball. Camp fires, field trips, and social time will also be incorporated into the program.
2017 Camp Abilities Registration
Outreach Summer Program: First LEGO League
July 5 – 7: Elementary (1st-5th Grades)
An overnight camp for Kindergarten to 5th grade students who are blind or visually impaired who want to learn about animals and building/programming Legos. More info here: NEW Summer Course for Elementary Aged Kids
July 17 – 21 & 24 – 28: Middle/High (6th-12th Grades)
An overnight camp for 6th -12th grade students who are blind or visually impaired who want to build Legos, create and test robots and run robotic challenges. More info here: NEW Summer Course for middle and high school aged kids.
Run of the Robots Registration
WRAP: Work Readiness After-School Program
1st and 3rd Tuesdays of every month during the school year
For high school students with a visual impairment who attend their nearby local school. Transportation is provided and students are picked up from their school at the end of the school day.
Areas of focus include exploring career interests, building communication, organization, and other work ready skills, and skills for independence such as mobility, shopping, and food prep. Activities are facilitated by highly qualified Teachers of the Visually Impaired and related services staff.
This program is made possible through a partnership with DORS (Division of Rehabilitation Services).