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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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We’re on the Move! Support Us on #COGivesDay!

Like Martin and Vika, blind people from five to ninety-five are on the move every day at the Colorado Center for the Blind! Please support us tomorrow on #COGivesDay December 6!  

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Friday’s Fish Flaying

Okay, it wasn’t that gruesome! But it was the 11th year that Professor Terry Harrison has led a shark dissection at the Colorado Center for the Blind. The idea was, and still is, to give blind youth a chance to get really hands-on with science. In this case, anatomy. Every year, Professor Harrison arrives about… Continue Reading Friday’s Fish Flaying

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Shark Dissection with @ArapahoeCC’s Terry Harrison Friday! #STEM

It’s that time of the year. Just as we start to think about turkey and stuffing with cranberries, it’s time for blind kids in the area to get hands-on with shark innards! As he has for more than a decade, Arapahoe Community College’s Biology Professor Terry Harrison will lead a shark dissection at CCB on… Continue Reading Shark Dissection with @ArapahoeCC’s Terry Harrison Friday! #STEM

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From Super Bowl Parade to Freedom Bells: A Video Retrospective of 2016

Got about 20 minutes to be wowed? We’re just back from our 2016 National Federation of the Blind of Colorado Convention in Lone Tree from October 27 to 30. All staff and students attended and, since we’re an NFB training center (the NFB of Colorado started the Center in 1988), Executive Director Julie Deden always… Continue Reading From Super Bowl Parade to Freedom Bells: A Video Retrospective of 2016

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How They Fed 120: The 2016 Summer Graduation Meal

The culmination of the Summer Program each year is of course the awarding of certificates and the talent show. Before that can happen, however, the masses must be fed. The summer students and their instructors draw on their collective learning in the kitchen over the summer and cook a meal for as many as 120… Continue Reading How They Fed 120: The 2016 Summer Graduation Meal

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A Send-off for Two Colleagues and Friends

Not only did we say good-bye to our 24 summer students in the past week, we also saw the departure of two friends and colleagues who’ve been with us for much of July. We’ve been excited to host Kimie Beverly as a student for the past three weeks. Kimie is President of the National Federation… Continue Reading A Send-off for Two Colleagues and Friends

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