MUSKOGEE, Okla. – Students with visual disabilities are encouraged to register now for Oklahoma School for the Blind’s tuition-free summer camps.
The theme is “STEAM into summer with Summer Camp!”
The acronym STEAM stands for high-quality education opportunities in Science, Technology Engineering, Art and Math.
OSB will offer two one-week summer programs. Week 1 is June 4-8. Week 2 is June 11-15. Applications are due by April 20.
There is no charge to attend.
OSB’s summer camp will focus on problem-solving and discovery-based learning and is designed to introduce students to possible careers related to employment in these fields.
OSB’s experts are certified to teach students with vision impairments to use assistive technology and develop skills that will help them become more independent.
Students will also participate in daily group activities, fun and educational field trips and evening recreation.
For more information, contact Oklahoma School for the Blind at 1-877-229-7136 toll free.
The Oklahoma School for the Blind offers educational programs for students age 3 through 12th grade. Students may reside on campus-, commute from home or attend summer school programs. The school offers specialized education for students with visual impairments as well as state-mandated academic courses. Students also learn valuable independent living skills and gain proficiency in the use of accessible technology that helps bridge gaps to future employment. In addition, OSB provides free evaluations, consultations and outreach services to students who attend local schools, their families and educators across the state. OSB is a division of the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services.