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General Colorado Center Information Senior Programs

Celebrating Our Senior Programs in New Video!

We’re proud of our senior programs and how they have changed the lives of seniors who have lost vision and the people who love them. We’re excited about how those programs continue to grow – from the residential Seniors in Charge (twice a year), to four support groups (one in […]

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Challenge Recreation General Colorado Center Information Youth Services

NF Challenge Olympic Day 2017

There wasn’t time to sit still till lunch was served, but none were inclined to do so at Saturday’s #NFChallenge Olympic Day 2017. There were just too many things to try out – beep baseball demonstration with the Colorado Storm, judo and power-lifting, goal ball and tandem bicycling with Eye-Cycle! […]

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Events Independence Training Program Youth Services

Fitness & Sports Tomorrow for #NFChallenge #OlympicDay2017! @WEFitwellness @USABA

It’s happening here tomorrow starting at 10 a.m. Thanks to our partners at WE Fit Wellness and United States Association of Blind Athletes (USABA). Contributing will be Eye-Cycle, Achilles Denver and members of the Colorad Storm Beep Baseball team. And at lunch there wil be a keynote address from current […]

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General Colorado Center Information Independence Training Program Senior Programs Youth Services

“You better hurry up and eat that before it melts!” 2017 CCB Ice Cream Social

About 90 people collected in the meeting room on a 95-degree day to share a little summer society. It was cCB’s annual Ice Cream Social, ranging from Confidence Camp kids as young as 6 to Seniors who declined to reveal their ages, and all of the staff and students of […]

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Youth Services

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 … […]

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Challenge Recreation General Colorado Center Information Independence Training Program

Shout out to our five skydiving students!

That’s right, five of our students stepped out into the atmosphere last Saturday with Mile High Skydiving in Longmont. Bill, a long-time CCB volunteer and driver for the expedition, made a jump as well. The students organized this themselves made the plans and recruited the volunteers. So, here’s to Shane, […]

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General Colorado Center Information Independence Training Program

CCB gets perfect score, Students & Board get to know one another

The Colorado Center for the Blind received word in May that we had been recertified by the National Blindness Certification Board for another three years, and that we received the first-ever score of 100 percent following the onsite review. That news was reported last week to the CCB Board of […]

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General Colorado Center Information Youth Services

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 […]

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Youth Services

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 […]

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Cane Travel Independence Training Program

Congrats to David D – he made it back from his support drop!

David id it – he completed his Support Drop today with his Travel Instructor Daniel! Congrats David!