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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.

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.

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 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.
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Gael Hannan on Hard of Hearing Weekends

February 20, 2013 in Community News, Hearing Loss & Deafness

One of Those (Hard of Hearing) Weekends

By Gael Hannan, HearingHealthMatters.org 2/12/2013 ·
http://hearinghealthmatters.org/betterhearingconsumer/2013/one-of-those-hard-of-hearing-weekends/

Have you ever had one of those hours, or days, or weekends when hearing loss seems to play a starring role as the bad guy?

If you’re like me, your hearing loss is constant – it’s always there, like the air you breathe, the clothes you put on. It’s inescapable, and we live with it the best way we know how. But there are times when that flickering pilot light of our hearing loss becomes a fire, creating challenging hard of hearing moments and even full-on crappy-hearing days  that linger in our emotions and memory, if we let them.

I have a friend who, every Sunday night, reviews his week’s accomplishments, then updates his To Do List with positive strategies for the next seven days. He makes me crazy. And recently I heard a Deaf man say, “Every morning I wake up and wonder ‘what barriers am I going to face today’?”  He made me sad.

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