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Discover Your Future Summer Youth Camp

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This event takes place each day from July 5th, 2017 to July 13th, 2017.

Date: Thursday, July 13th, 2017

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Location:

Gallaudet University

800 Florida Avenue, NE, Washington, DC 20002

Contact: youthprograms@gallaudet.edu, V:800-995-0550, VP:202-618-6799

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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.
  • Swimming and shopping until you drop at Rehoboth Beach, Delaware where one of America‚Äôs best boardwalks awaits you during an all-day outing.

Program fee: $750 (limited scholarships available for families in need, contact us at youthprograms@gallaudet.edu)

This event occurs on:

  • Wednesday, July 5th, 2017
  • Thursday, July 6th, 2017
  • Friday, July 7th, 2017
  • Saturday, July 8th, 2017
  • Sunday, July 9th, 2017
  • Monday, July 10th, 2017
  • Tuesday, July 11th, 2017
  • Wednesday, July 12th, 2017
  • Thursday, July 13th, 2017

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The Wisconsin Educational Services Program for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and Outreach Services for the Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Deafblind are part of the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, Division for Learning Support.