One of the members of the HPS Network passed this along. I'm posting here just in case any readers are interested.
Heather, This is time sensitive, so please read, call Perkins for more info, or post, but it sounds like a wonderful opportunity for young folks to travel free to Israel this June! I know sounds to good to be true, but Perkins is partnering, so it may be a great opportunity. Fran
Just got this from Perkins School for the Blind: No Limits: Seeing Possibilities - June 2011
Perkins, Canada Israel Experience, and Amazing Israel, announce a unique Taglit-Birthright Israel trip for June 2011. No Limits: Seeing Possibilities is a trip that has been specially designed for participants with visual impairments. This FREE trip is open to young adults who are blind or visually impaired, high school graduates between the ages of 18 to 26, and of all Jewish backgrounds.
Experience all of Israel-from the lush north to the desert oasis's in the south. Enjoy the excitement of Tel Aviv and the uniqueness of Jerusalem - all on this accessible Taglit-Birthright Israel trip. Rafting, hiking, floating in the Dead Sea, wine tasting, visit the Western Wall-experience all the major sites in Israel and more! Experienced tour guides will help to make this an educational and fun trip. Only with the Amazing Israel No Limits:
Seeing Possibilities trip!
The gift covers airfare from New York as well as hotel, transportation, most meals and tip programming Israel. Groups of 3 or more from a COSB school or alumni association or other organization may bring a guide.
Registration opens Feb. 15th at 10:00 am ET for first time applicants and Feb. 14th at noon ET for first time applicants. Apply ASAP! Final dates for the trip will be announced when registration is closed.
Apply through: www.amazingisrael.com
For more information on this exciting program or application, contact: Nicole Greenspan at firstname.lastname@example.org
Or BETH CARUSO, DIRECTOR OF PERKINS OUTREACH SERVICES - 175 NORTH BEACON STREET, WATERSTOWN, MA. 02472 PHONE: 617-972-7434 or Beth.Caruso@Perkins.org
Taglit-Birthright Isreal: www.birthrightisrael.com