Month: January 2022

  • Colorado Center for the Blind 2022 Summer Youth Programs

    A raft of summer youth lets out a yell as they dive into a churning hole of white water on Clear Creek.

    A raft of summer youth lets out a yell as they dive into a churning hole of white water on Clear Creek.

    Build skills and gain confidence!

    Program Description 

    This 3-week residential  program will provide each student with the tools that they need to move forward in high school, college or on a job.

    You will:

    • Live in an apartment with a counselor and a roommate.
    • Learn from competent blind adults who use blindness skills daily.
    • Plan, shop and prepare delicious meals.
    • Organize your apartment – find everything!
    • Develop effective methods for handling all aspects of living independently.
    • Meet peers who are also blind.
    • Attend classes Monday through Friday in Technology, Braille, Independent Travel and Home Management.
    • Build interviewing skills, learn about careers, find job leads, write a resume and more.
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  • Charity From Ashes: Colorado Center for the Blind Students Organize Donation Drive for Avista Hospital NICU Babies

    Taylor and Amanda hold up donated knitted preemie caps and a onesie

    Taylor and Amanda hold up donated knitted preemie caps and a onesie
    The CCB Student Association has already collected many items, as well as Amazon gift cards to help out Avista’s NICU babies. Amanda Juetten (President) and Taylor Oesch (Parliamentarian) show off some of the donations, which include blankets, caps, t-shirts and more.

    With the start of any new year, hopes are high that the trials and tribulations faced by us all can be left behind, and a fresh year can come; 2022 was no different. However, for us living here in Colorado, the new year was signaled with a devastating beacon glowing upon the evening skyline. Starting on December 30, 2021 through January 1, 2022, the Marshall fire raged across the Boulder county area, resulting in 1 death and burning of 1,084 structures and damage to 149 others, with damages estimated around 513 million dollars.… Read the rest “Charity From Ashes: Colorado Center for the Blind Students Organize Donation Drive for Avista Hospital NICU Babies”

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