Discover Your Future
For deaf and hard of hearing students going into 10th–12th grades
July 9 - 17, 2013
Do you want the opportunity to discover your future possibilities while grabbing the opportunity to see Gallaudet and vibrant Washington, D.C.? Come to this exciting new summer program for deaf and hard of hearing students who are currently in the 9th through 11th grades.
During the two weeks, you will:
- Self-discovery activities designed to help you learn more about yourself.
- Outdoor activities including ropes course planned to help you develop leadership, teamwork, and self-confidence.
- Take assessments designed to help you, your parents, and your VR counselors learn more about your strengths, areas of improvement, values, interests, and potential careers.
- Development of a mini portfolio with our support for you to bring home to your parents, schools, and VR counselors.
- Several field trips to explore Washington, D.C. attractions including the Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, the Smithsonian, Holocaust Museum, Union Station, Pentagon City Mall, and many other world-famous museums and monuments.
- Swimming and shopping until you drop at Rehoboth Beach, Delaware where one of America’s best boardwalks awaits you during an all-day outing.
- Zip-lining and rope-jumping into the lake at Millford Mills during another all-day outing.
Date of program:
July 9-17, 2013
$750 (includes housing and meals)
Who can attend:
Deaf and hard of hearing college–bound students age 14-18 going into 10th
grades. Must show evidence that you are enrolled in a standard, local, or general high school diploma – track program. Please submit an unofficial transcript and/or letter from guidance/school counselor. Incomplete applications will not be processed.
Please click here
to fill out the Application Form online. * Program fees may be subject to change.
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