Monday, July 13, 2020 at 9:30 AM EDT
Friday, July 31, 2020 at 12:00 PM EDT

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Jennifer Valderrama (FSDB Outreach Consultant) 
Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind 

FSDB Virtual ECC Summer Interactive Learning Camp 

The Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind is excited to present our inaugural Virtual Expanded Core Curriculum (ECC) Summer Interactive Learning Camp for children in 3rd through 10th grades who are deaf/hard of hearing (D/HH) or blind/visually impaired (B/VI). 

Weekly lessons are focused on areas of the ECC for students who are D/HH or B/VI and their families. FSDB and non FSDB students who have an active IEP with D/HH or B/VI as their primary exceptionality are eligible to register for one or all of these exciting sessions. All registered children will receive materials delivered to their homes for participation via live conferencing and engaging online classroom activities. 

These three one-week summer sessions are available at no cost for eligible Florida students ages 9-16. Families can register for a single week or all threeEach week’s lessons are themed differently and led by certified teachers with experience working with students who are D/HH or B/VI. 

Space is limited and registration is required so please don’t wait to sign up!! Registration closes June 30, 2020 to allow time for shipping materials.


Interactive Session Topics: 

July 13-17: All About Me - This fun, interactive session includes exploring what makes you – you! We’ll explore what foods you like to eat and why and what makes you happyYou’ll reflect on an important moment in your life while creating your own memoirWe’ll also talk about the resources available to you and what they have in common with the rainforest. 

July 20-24: Let’s Get Personal - The second session focuses on personality and character traits. You’ll create your own T-shirt, designed to show the world who you are or want to be. You’ll also make a personal pan pizza as part of a lesson about what you like and don't like, the decision-making process and choices. We’ll talk about why kindness mattershow we demonstrate compassion and thoughtfulness, and the importance of sharing kindness with others. We’ll also explore life in the desert and helpful tips to combat isolation and loneliness. 
July 27-31A Call to Action - The last session focuses on creating and designing things that can be accessible and enjoyed by everyone. We’ll discover art you can feel through touch, specialty dessert (hello jello jigglers!) and tactile quilt-makindesigned for babies who are blind/visually impaired. We’ll also explore the deciduous forest together and discuss the Save the Forest Foundation, sustainable gardening, and doing good in your community through your own kindness project. 

Each week prior to the start of camp, students will receive materials through the mail to use during the interactive, “live” teaching sessions. Adult supervision for each week is required.