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Oh, the sweet summer scent of sunscreen wafting through the lobby! #ConfidenceCamp17

Swimming, paddling, rock climbing – every afternoon there’s something fun going on at Confidence Camp. In the morning – the learning looks just as fun! Learning to use the microwave, making lunch … and always traveling with white canes and taking the light rail and the bus somewhere fun … like horseback riding today!

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They’re coming today, the #CCBSummer17 students! 2016tells what’s ins store:

That’s right, Summer 2017 students are all arriving today by planes, … well automobiles at least. Their counselors have been here for nearly two weeks, getting classrooms and apartments ready, creating lesson plans and getting in touch with the students – even finding out what them might like for dinner tonight! It’s the start of… Continue Reading They’re coming today, the #CCBSummer17 students! 2016tells what’s ins store:

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There’s a Commotion in the Lobby, and It’s #ConfidenceCamp17!

By 9 Monday morning the commotion in the lobby was reaching a crescendo. Fifteen Confidence Campers were arriving for the first of three weeks of learning blindness skills, having fun and yes – becoming more confident as small blind people! The commotion arose from parents dropping the campers off, connecting or reconnecting with their teachers… Continue Reading There’s a Commotion in the Lobby, and It’s #ConfidenceCamp17!

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CCB Receives YES Grant from@ Ent_CU for Work with Youth

Here’s a photo from the April 20 grants awards ceremony at ENT Credit Union in Colorado Springs. The grant is for $5,000 in recognition of our wirk with blind and visually impaired youth in the Pikes Peak area. In particular, our mentoring program at the Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind was highlighted.… Continue Reading CCB Receives YES Grant from@ Ent_CU for Work with Youth

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Beeping Easter Eggs with @TelecomPioneers & Warm Weather Youth Plans

Editor’s Note: An update from our Youth Services Director Brent Batron about what’s coming tomorrow and through the summer for blind youth. Usually the second Saturday of each month is the FAST program at the Center, however this month we will be participate in the Pioneers Easter Egg Hunt! Information is below. Other upcoming events… Continue Reading Beeping Easter Eggs with @TelecomPioneers & Warm Weather Youth Plans

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Dates & Applications for 2017 Residential Summer Youth Programs Available

Sure, it was an unlucky 13 degrees this morning and one-third of our ITP students are on the slopes today, so why not start thinking about Summer 2017? Here are the dates of all three residential programs. Summer for Success College Prep Program Ages: completed junior year in high school with focus on college Program… Continue Reading Dates & Applications for 2017 Residential Summer Youth Programs Available

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Announcing Dates for the 2017 CONFIDENCE CAMP FOR KIDS

Come join us for our Elementary Summer day Program! June 5 through June 23  9:00 am to 3:00 pm Monday through Friday  For ages 5-11Once again, The Colorado Center for the Blind is sponsoring our interactive, three week program for blind and visually impaired children ages five through eleven. The highly qualified staff, including two… Continue Reading Announcing Dates for the 2017 CONFIDENCE CAMP FOR KIDS

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Pleased to host #BrailleChallenge and the #SRC all today!

Yes, we’re pleased and excite to be the host site for the Braille Challenge for 2017! Fifteen Metro-area students ages 6 to 17 are here to demostrate their skils in reading, writing and more using Braille. It’s our third year to host the Metro Challenge, which is sponsored by the Braille Institute of America and… Continue Reading Pleased to host #BrailleChallenge and the #SRC all today!

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Summer Students Spoof Their Summer Counselors

Unheard of, we know. But our 2016 summer students gained so much confidence they decided to spoof their summer counselors and Brent in an imagined staff meeting. Shockingly accurate …

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