Summer Youth Program

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JOIN US FOR THE SUMMER

The staff of Blind & Vision Rehabilitation Services has developed an exciting summer program specifically for students who are blind, vision impaired, or who have other disabilities. This learning experience is for young adults ages 14-21.

Come learn, grow, explore, and develop this summer.


TRACK ONE

LEARN GROW EXPLORE and DEVELOP with BVRS

    • LEARN what is new in the AT world (July 12 OR August 9)

Our staff will teach you useful key stroke tips, introduce you to the latest technology, and answer any of your AT questions.

    • GROW in your independence (July 13 OR August 10)

In this class you will learn new techniques that will help you be independent: cooking, doing laundry, cleaning, and enjoying your favorite activity.

    • EXPLORE Pittsburgh (July 14 OR August 11)

Enhance your O&M skills while exploring buildings, parks, stores, and restaurants in Pittsburgh. After this class, you won’t worry about what you are missing in the city.

    • DEVELOP your employment skills (July 15-16 OR August 12-13)

During this two day employment class you will learn what types of jobs are available by completing an interest inventory, resume, and participating in a job shadow. Come see what your future holds.

Cost: $1,750 per week or $350 per class

TRACK TWO

STEM PROGRAMMING with ROBOTICS

Date: July 26 – August 6

In this one-of-a-kind two week session, you will work with robotics while learning the importance of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.

Cost: $3,500


RESERVE YOUR SPOT TODAY!

Both tracks will be at BVRS, located at 1816 Locust Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219.  Classes are Monday – Friday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.  Lunch will be provided and transportation is not included.

Please contact Barb Peterson at 412.368.4400 or bpeterson@pghvis.org to reserve your spot for this amazing summer program.


if you wish to print out this information, click the link below for our printable flyer.

Summer Program Flyer