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NF Challenge Olympic Day 2017

CCB Summer students Mary and Cheyene get on the tandem bikes with EyeCycle Volunteers while Christina waits her turn

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! Everybody got to take a […]

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

Summer staff with canes crossed in the air

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 […]

CCB Receives YES Grant from@ Ent_CU for Work with Youth

two men with white canes, one holding a check, are lfanked by bank officers

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. […]

Beeping Easter Eggs with @TelecomPioneers & Warm Weather Youth Plans

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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 […]

Dates & Applications for 2017 Residential Summer Youth Programs Available

Thomas about to board the RTD Bus

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 […]

Announcing Dates for the 2017 CONFIDENCE CAMP FOR KIDS

Cloe leaping from a paddle board during Confidence Camp

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 […]

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

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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 […]

Friday’s Fish Flaying

Two sets of blue gloved hands exploring a shark from either side of the table

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 […]