Discover Your Future
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June 23-30, 2019
Designed for deaf and hard of hearing students entering Grades 10-12 who are ready to work on developing their transition plans; identify their interests and skills; and explore different potential careers during classes and Career Seminars. Students will also explore what vibrant Washington, D.C. has to offer.
Here's what you'll be doing:
- 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 Vocational Rehabilitation/Department of Rehabilitation (VR/DOR) counselors learn more about your strengths, areas of improvement, values, interests, and potential careers.
- Development a transition portfolio with our support for you to bring home to your families, 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, and many other world-famous museums and monuments.
- Ride until you drop at Six Flags where one of America's best amusement parks awaits you.
Date of program: June 23-30, 2019
Program fee: $750 (limited scholarships available for families in need, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org)
Who can attend: Deaf and hard of hearing college–bound students currently who will be in the 10th-12th grades in the fall of 2019.
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.
Note: This camp is limited to 24 participants to give more personal attention to each camper. A limit of 4 students from each school will be accepted into the program. Campers can only attend the Discover Your Future camp once.
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