Summer Exploration Program for Students who are Blind or Visually Impaired
MSB Summer Exploration Programs 2022
When: Session 1: July 6-15, 2022. Session 2: July 18-29, 2022
Registration Link: MSB Summer Exploration Programs 2022 registration
Registration Deadline: May 16, 2022
Location: Missouri School for the Blind, St. Louis
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Missouri School for the Blind is pleased to offer Missouri students who are blind or visually impaired four (4) summer sessions focused on developing students' abilities to access Activities of Daily Living, Leisure Recreation, the Arts, and Life Skills. Through Summer Explorations, MSB seeks to provide a non-traditional, high-quality, academic and functional programs designed to supplement the student’s regular educational experience with an emphasis on the Expanded Core Curriculum for the Blind and Visually Impaired.
Session 1: Summer Explorations 2022 - Middle School Explorations in Independence: MSB is pleased to offer Explorations in Independence, a two-week opportunity for Middle School-aged students to increase independence in the home. Students will participate in activities designed to facilitate increased independence in personal care, clothing management, personal food preparation, and household care and management.
Session 1: Summer Explorations 2022 - High School FUNdamentals of Travel: MSB is pleased to offer FUNdamentals of Travel, a two-week opportunity for High School-aged students to explore concepts in leisure recreation and community-based orientation and mobility. During the first week of their travels, students will visit a variety of St. Louis-area sites where they will review and develop their orientation and mobility and compensatory (VI) skills while exploring community-based leisure recreation activities.
Session 2: Explorations in Performing Arts 2020 - MSB’s Got Talent: MSB is pleased to offer MSB’s Got Talent, a two-week opportunity for Middle and High School-aged students to be introduced to a wide variety of performing arts skills including those used in music, theater, art and more! The program will culminate in a talent show where students show off their skills!
Sessions 1 & 2: Summer Explorations 2022 – LIFE: Learning Independence From Experience (ages 16-21 years): MSB is pleased to offer LIFE, a four-week program for older students who are preparing for graduation and adulthood. LIFE is an immersion program designed to introduce students who are blind or visually impaired to the skills and concepts necessary to live, work and play independently in the community.
Register online at https://forms.gle/kgh1Y3Hx1kjTaGVd7
Note: This completed application and your student's Current IEP must be received by MSB by May 16, 2022, for consideration in a Summer Explorations course. Please upload current IEP in the registration form, email to Andrea.Stoffel@msb.dese.mo.gov or fax to 314-776-1875
For more information, contact:
Community Relations Facilitator