A world-class institute of changemakers in the deaf and signing community.
Since 1864, we have been investing in and creating resources for deaf and hard of hearing children, their families, and the professionals who work with them.
Over 50 degree programs, with online and continuing education for personal and professional development.
Innovating solutions to break down barriers, and using science to prove what does and doesn’t work.
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An exciting intensive camp in which campers will be exposed to ASL 24/7 while learning from qualified ASL Instructors and practicing with camp counselors and peers who are deaf and hard of hearing alike! This camp is designed for new signers who are at the beginner or intermediate level. Two different course levels will be offered, ensuring that each camper receives instruction appropriate to their skill level. We are now also offering a class for advanced hearing signers. In addition to experiencing deaf culture and history, campers will have the opportunity to explore our Nation's Capital, attend social events, and more!
Here's what you'll be doing:
Date of program: June 29-July 6, 2022 Program fee: $750Who can attend: Deaf and hard of hearing students who will be in the 10th-12th grades in the fall of 2022. Hearing campers will be accepted as long as they pass our screening requirements and qualify as intermediate level or above signers.
Must show evidence that you are enrolled in a standard, local, or general high school diploma - track program with a GPA of at least 2.75. Please submit an unofficial transcript and/or letter from guidance/school counselor. Incomplete applications will not be processed. Campers are allowed to attend this camp for up to two summers. No camper will be allowed to return for a third summer.
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