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SERTOMA GRANT OPENS NEW DOORS AT ASPEN DEAF CAMP

June 23, 2016 in Community News, Hearing Loss & Deafness

 

 

The energetic youthful campers at the Aspen Camp in Snowmass, Colorado, partake in a wide variety of team building and outdoor activities that have been funded by generous donations, and grants from organizations such as Sertoma. Sertoma’s recent grant helped Aspen Camp fund new scholarships and camp activities.

June 17, 2016

Ah, the sweet essence and experience of summer camp. It is place where freedom and adventure intertwine, new relationships grow and comfort zones dissolve.

For those attending Aspen Camp in Snowmass, Colorado, it is a special opportunity for both Deaf* children and Deaf* adults to explore new realms, relationships and the outdoors.

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Help Wanted for Sign Language Camp

June 16, 2016 in Community News

 

Wanted: Assistant Cabin Counselor
For a week of learning, inspiration and fun!
and Camping for All!

We are looking for Bilingual males (fluent in ASL and English communication) to volunteer as assistant cabin counselors for our eighth annual Sign Language Camp  July 17- July 22, 2016.  The program joins Deaf and hard of hearing children with their hearing peers for a week of sharing of ASL and deaf culture, along with typical camp activities.

DOWNLOAD – Bilingual_Male_staff_2016_flyer

If you’re interested in helping at camp that week, please contact Deb Shapiro of Camping for All at camping4all@earthlink.net or 434-806-8835.

 

Eastern Deaf Timberfest – Family / Youth Camp – July 21 – 24

June 3, 2016 in Community Events

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Eastern Deaf Timberfest
Family / Youth Camp
July 21 – 24, 2016
website: www.easterndeaftimberfest.org

Recreation Amenities:
Hayride * Adult and Children Activities * Saturday’s Cookout
Swimming Pools * Laser Tag * Mini Golf * Corn-hole
Bonfire * Pedal Cart Rentals * Arcade Alley * Fishing Pond
Basketball * Volleyball * Playgrounds * Horseshoes * Rowboat and Kayak rentals and Many More!!

 

 

 

 

2016 Family Camp Registration: $5 per person (free for under 4 years old)

 Registration deadline: July 15, 2016
At door registration price is the same, however, we would be appreciated by 7/15/16 for Saturday’s Cookout.

Two Options To Register:  Mail-in or on-line.

1.)   On-line Registration (www.paypal.com):
Pay total amount to treasurer@easterndeaftimberfest.org with a list of names in comment box.

2.)   Mail-in Registration:
Check or money order payable to EDT, Inc.  Pay total amount on paper with a list of names.

Mail to:
Cathy Thompson, Family Camp Chairperson
2423 Hunting Lane, Waldorf, MD 20601

Questions or concerns:  please contact Cathy at familycamp@easterndeaftimberfest.org

Friendship Village Campground
348 Friendship Village Road
Bedford, PA 15522
Office:  (814) 623-1677
www.friendhipvillagecampground.com

Please call and reserve the cabins/sites ASAP prior May 16th release to the public.
Call and mention that you’re with EDT group.

 

 

 

Silent Weekend, Oct 2 – 4, Knoxville, MD

August 26, 2015 in Community Events

 

 

Deaf Camps, Inc. Fall Silent Weekend

October 2 – 4, 2015

Manidokan Camp & Retreat Center
Knoxville, MD 21758

$10 Early Bird discount by Sept 4

  • A whole weekend of ASL practice in a supportive, voice-off environment and beautiful natural surroundings.
  • 2 registration options: full weekend or Saturday only.
  • Signers of all levels welcome. All participants please respect the voice-off policy for the entire weekend.
  • This event is designed for adult ASL students. High school students may attend with a parent or guardian.

Visit www.DeafCampsInc.org to register.

Golf Scramble at Ft. Belvoir to Benefit Cue Camp VA, June 5th

April 30, 2015 in Community Events

 

 

The Northern Virginia Cued Speech Association is hosting a Golf Tournament on Friday, June 5th, at the scenic Ft. Belvoir Golf Course in Newington, VA. Proceeds will benefit Cue Camp Virginia, a family learning weekend for those who want to learn the Cued Speech System and much more.

Bring your friends out on a spring Friday afternoon and play 18 holes in a scramble format. Shotgun start is at 2:00 p.m. Cost includes greens fees, shared cart, practice balls and post golf dinner on the patio with beautiful sunset views. Sign up now for Early Bird discount! Complete information and registration are on the NVCSA website: http://www.nvcsa.org/home/nvcsa-golf-tournament.

To contact the organizers, email Ron Mochinski at info@nvcsa.org or Maureen Bellamy at nvcsa@yahoo.com. Cued Language transliteration will be provided for group activities. Please email 10 days prior to request other accommodations. Donations and sponsorships are gratefully accepted. Hole sponsorships (starting at $200) go directly to the scholarship fund for families of preschoolers with hearing loss or language delays. Learn more about Cued Speech and the NVCSA at http://www.nvcsa.org.

Meet the Easter bunny THIS Saturday! – Deaf Camps, Inc. Easter Party

March 26, 2015 in Community News

 

 

Deaf Camps, Inc. Easter Party

Saturday, March 28

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*Easter egg hunt begins at 5:45pm.*
Christ Deaf Church
1040 S Beechfield Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21229All ages welcome!
Admission: $6 per person
Children under 12 will receive a FREE picture with the Easter Bunny.  Additional pictures $3 each.
Admission includes:

  • Pancake supper
  • Signing Easter Bunny
  • Easter egg hunt
  • Crafts
All proceeds will benefit Deaf Camps, Inc’s 2015 scholarship fund.
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Deaf Camps, Inc. is a volunteer-run non-profit organization dedicated to providing fun, safe, communication-rich camps that promote the physical, spiritual, and social development of Deaf/hard of hearing children and children learning American Sign Language.

 

Sign Language Summer Camp

February 24, 2015 in Community News, Hearing Loss & Deafness

 

Summer Camp Opportunity

Believe it or not, summer is just around the corner and we’re looking for campers for our 7th annual Sign Language Camp.  The camp is a one week residential program for children who have completed grades 3-8.  We are looking for both Deaf children and hearing children who are interested in learning sign.

July 19th – 24, 2015

Contact:
Deb Shapiro
Sign Language Camp Program Coordinator
Camping for All
camping4all@earthlink.net
434-806-8835

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Deaf Camps, Inc. Silent Weekend – March 20-22, 2015

February 3, 2015 in Community Events

 

 

Deaf Camps, Inc. Silent Weekend

March 20-22, 2015
Manidokan Camp & Retreat Center
Knoxville, MD 21758
$10 Early Bird discount by Feb 20A whole weekend of ASL practice in a supportive, voice-off environment and beautiful natural surroundings.

2 registration options: full weekend or Saturday only.

Signers of all levels welcome.  All participants please respect the voice-off policy for the entire weekend.

* This event is designed for adult ASL students.  High school students may attend with a parent or guardian.

Visit www.DeafCampsInc.org to register.

All proceeds from this event will benefit our 2015 scholarship fund. Deaf Camps, Inc. is a volunteer-run non-profit organization dedicated to providing fun, safe, communication-rich camps that promote the physical, spiritual, and social development of Deaf/hard of hearing children and children learning American Sign Language.

NAD – Looking for Youth Leadership Camp Staff for Summer 2015!

January 29, 2015 in Community News

 

National Association of the Deaf (NAD)
Video Announcement
Jan 28, 2015

Mark Ramirez, Camp Director, makes an announcement about National Association of the Deaf (NAD) Youth Leadership Camp (YLC) staff application and its requirements. The staff application deadline is Sunday, February 8, 2015. The Camp takes place in Stayton, Oregon. www.nad.org/ylcstaff

Watch NAD Video
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Video description and transcript:

Video fades to a gradient background with dark blue to light blue, a grey National Association of the Deaf (NAD) logo is centered. Video fades to Camp Director Mark Ramirez in front of a green background. The NAD logo appears as a light watermark in the bottom right corner.

MARK: Something is coming up soon! Yes! The NAD YLC 2015 will be happening this summer! The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) Youth Leadership Camp (YLC) is looking for interested staff members to join us this summer. It’ll happen June 15th – July 23rd. Staff members will have staff training prior to a four-week camp. They will also have a wrap-up session at the end. Please apply online at nad.org/ylcstaff. You just need to fill out an application, provide a cover letter, a resume, letters of recommendations, and a video essay. Come and join us this summer! It will be an extraordinary opportunity for you to get involved in working with deaf youth from all over the nation. It will be a lot of fun and the camp is filled with various activities, personal growth, and connections. This is where we can advocate for our community. We encourage you, your friends, or people you know to apply. Spread the word!

TEXT-ON-SCREEN: JOIN US! Staff dates: June 15 – 23. www.nad.org/ylcstaff. nadylc@nad.org

Video fades to the same gradient background with dark blue to light blue, a grey National Association of the Deaf (NAD) logo is centered. White text below the logo appears, “A production of the National Association of the Deaf (copyright) 2015 All Rights Reserved” with four teal social media icons, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram.

 

St. Peters, Missouri – Field of dreams for deaf players

July 17, 2014 in Community News, Hearing Loss & Deafness

 

 

KSDK.com
by Mike Bush

ST. PETERS, Mo. – It’s the time of year when the sounds of summer can be heard all over the country but not by the kids on these baseball fields in St. Peters, Missouri. This is the Mike Bush Fantasy Baseball Camp for the deaf and hard of hearing.

“We play baseball but it’s so much more than baseball,” explained Camp Director Cari Hampton.

Nine-year-old Harrison Beck is in his third year here.

“I’ve been hitting and catching. Practicing all my baseball skills,” he said by sign language.

Harrison discovered a love for sports when he was just a toddler about the same time doctors discovered that he was deaf. His dad says, the diagnosis was actually a blessing.

“Before we just knew we had a kid that wasn’t talking then we knew we had a deaf child,” said Dan Beck, Harrison’s dad.

Still, like most children his dad says he just wanted to fit in.

“It’s hard for a kid who can’t hear and talk like every other kid to join in a team sport,” he said.

That’s why, 25 years ago, this camp was started. For a week every summer, some 60 kids who often get singled out because of their disability get to standout because of their ability.

“I want them to feel, feel like they’re special and they’re important and they’re just as important as everyone else,” explained Hampton.

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Science Camp for DHOH

June 3, 2014 in Community News

 
 
August 12-24, Jefferson Lab (628 Hofstadter Road, Newport News, Va.) will be hosting a free summer science camp for rising 4-8th graders who are deaf or hard of hearing. Students will enjoy lots of experiments and hands-on activities, all in ASL (interpreters provided)! Registration is required. For more information, or to register, please email Brita R. Hampton at hampton@jlab.org. Be sure to include the student’s name, grade level and school.

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Summer Deaf & ASL Camp in Knoxville, MD

March 19, 2014 in Community News

 

deaf_asl_campAll-volunteer non-profit organization that runs a week-long residential camp in Knoxville, MD for deaf or hard of hearing children (ages 7-19) and hearing children who want to learn American Sign Language (ages 7-18).  The cost for 2014 is $440 per camper.  Scholarships are available!  For more information, see www.DeafCampsInc.org or contact DeafCampsInc@gmail.com.

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DCI Silent Weekend, March 7-9 , 2014

January 28, 2014 in Community Events

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Deaf Camps, Inc. Silent Weekend – reserve your spot today!

March 7-9, 2014Saw Mill Creek
Manidokan Camp & Retreat Center
Knoxville, MD 21758$10 Early Bird discount by Feb 10A whole weekend of ASL practice in a supportive, voice-off environment and beautiful natural surroundings.

2 registration options: full weekend or Saturday only.

Signers of all levels welcome.  All participants please respect the voice-off policy for the entire weekend.

* This event is designed for adult ASL students.  High school students may attend with a parent or guardian.

Visit  www.DeafCampsInc.org to register.


Mark your calendars!
Deaf & ASL Camp will be August 3-8, 2014 at Manidokan Camp & Retreat Center. Registration for campers will open in February. Applications for new counselors accepted starting March 15.


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Deaf Blind Camp of Maryland – Benefit Dinner & Auction

April 10, 2013 in Community Events, Hearing Loss & Deafness

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Benefit Dinner and Auction

Saturday, April 27, 2013

5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Arbutus United Methodist Church

1201 Maple Avenue, Halethorpe, MD 21227

Bid on quality gifts, theme baskets, gift cards,

Orioles and Ravens memorabilia

Have fun and enjoy a delicious meal (including vegetarian options).

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Detach and return this with your payment by April 20.

Make checks payable to Deaf Interfaith.

Please mail to Toby Witte-Dix, 911 Regina Drive, Baltimore, MD  21227

Yes, please reserve _____# of tickets @ $15.00 each             _________

No, I can not come, please accept my enclosed donation      _________

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Print name                                                                                    email address

For more information, contact Sandi at PastorSandi.Johnson@gmail.com.

If you need an SSP or wish to volunteer, contact Lisa at Gordoner1@aol.com.

Deaf Interfaith – Mrs.Toby Witte-Dix – 410.608.0607 – 911 Regina Drive – Baltimore, MD 21227

 

 

RIT/NTID Summer Camp Application Deadline April 30th

April 9, 2013 in Community News, Families

RIT/NTID to Offer Educational Summer Camps for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students

Camps for deaf and hard-of-hearing teenagers are planned this summer at Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf, where they will get hands-on experience building computers or other high-tech devices, learn which college majors and careers may be best suited for them and meet other campers from around the country while enjoying recreational activities.

Explore Your Future, a six-day career awareness program for college-bound high school sophomores and juniors who are deaf or hard of hearing. Students experience college life, enjoy hands-on activities and get a taste of real world careers in the fields of art, business, computing, engineering, health sciences and science. Two sessions of the camp are being offered this year: July 13-18, or July 20-25, 2013. Deadline to apply is April 30.

 

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