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This summer, BC students and educators will have a chance to take part in a number of exciting programs presented by SET-BC and our community partners.
@VisionTech at Beautiful Bowen Lodge by the Sea
The Canadian National Institute for the Blind - BC/Yukon Division and SET-BC are offering 3 summer programs for youth and teens with visual impairments. This is the eighth consecutive year that CNIB and SET-BC have teamed up to create innovative learning opportunities in the perfect setting of Bowen Island Lodge by the Sea. Visit www.setbc.org/vistech for more information and registration forms for these summer programs.
Dates: July 4 – 9, 2006
This program is for children between the ages of 8 and 12 years. A wide variety of fun activities have been designed to help participants develop their Braille literacy. The camp program provides a wonderful integration of recreation activities, life skills instruction, and exploration of a variety of assistive technologies.
Dates: July 11-17, 2006
Calling all blind and low vision campers between the ages of 13 and 18! Develop your skills in cyberspace using assistive technologies. Life skills instruction and recreational events will also be offered in an integrated environment. Campers will work with assistive technologies like JAWS, Kurzweil 1000, Kurzweil 3000 and Magic, as well as productivity software like Microsoft Word and PowerPoint. Introductory computer skills and some experience with these software packages will be beneficial, but not essential.
Dates: July 18 - 23, 2006
The Teen Transition Tech/Rec Program is for 16 to 19 year old high school students and recent grads who will be heading to college or university or out into the workforce. This fun-filled, information-packed program is new on the Bowen Lodge roster this year. Topics include career exploration and planning, discovering your aptitudes, setting goals, teamwork, and self-esteem.