Tag: FAST Saturdays

  • 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 include:

    April 21-23
    Winter Outdoor Adventures at Estes ParkThis is a great time for kids to spend time with friends that they do not get to see all the time as well as make new ones. There will also be lots of good blind adult role models as well as teachers of blind students.
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  • Holiday Season at the Center

    The holiday season is always a busy time as well as a family time, and it’s no different with our Colorado Center for the Blind family.

    While many were preoccupied with Cyber Monday, we brought in our tree and decorated it in the meeting room. Cookies were baking in all three ovens in the kitchen. Even Travel Instructor Steve Patten donned a red apron to help out. Meanwhile, out at the front desk, Robert solemnly presided over the drawing of names for the Secret Santa exchange as he does each year.

    One of the most popular activities every year is led by Senior Services Director Duncan Larsen – she teaches any who want to try how to string popcorn and cranberries, which of course encircle the finished tree – though not so much as half of the popcorn popped gets onto the tree.… Read the rest “Holiday Season at the Center”

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  • Fall FAST Saturday Update

    Our FAST Saturdays program for youth will meet the second Saturday of each month and involve a variety of activities. FAST stands for FUN ACTIVITIES and SKILLS TRAINING

    We at the Center are excited about new or strengthened collaborations with Rocky Mountain Goal Ball, the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR in Boulder is sometimes referred to as NCAR), and the Denver Center for the Performing Arts.

    Sports, STEM, and the arts it’s just the balance we’re seeking with our FAST Saturdays!

    RSVP to Brent Batron 303-778-1130 x 222 or bbatron@cocenter.org

    Saturday September 13 – Rocky Mountain Goal ball

    2 – 6 pm

    Come and learn the sport of Goal ball with Matt Simpson, para-Olympic goal ball star

    Goal ball will be played Saturdays at the Colorado Center for the Blind nearly every week this fall!!… Read the rest “Fall FAST Saturday Update”

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