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Surfing lessons for those who are visually impaired

This is an opportunity frankly I don't know a lot about, but I thought if anyone was in the greater New York area and was interested, they could reach out and investigate this themselves. I'm just sharing the info. 

Hello Everyone, Lisa Innella here,

I just wanted to let you know that for the 3rd year in a row Surf for All will be hosting surf lessons for individuals who are blind or visually impaired in Long Beach. You do not have to be registered with Camp Abilities to attend, it is open to anyone who has a visual impairment and IT'S FREE! However, you do need to RSVP to me by July 5th. Spread the word to your friends! 

We have had a lot of success with this event in the past and it truly is an amazing experience for everyone who attends. So bring your beach towel and bathing suit and get ready to catch a wave!


I hope to see you on the beach on July 11th!
(516) 567-8898

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Space Camp opportunity for blind/low vision kids

This is an item I saw on one of the low vision groups I belong to and I thought some readers might find it interesting. It's such a great opportunity for the kids! 

Space Camp
Posted by: Lighthouse for the Blind
Dates: 9/22/2012 - 9/28/2012

Space Camp is specifically designed for children who are blind and visually impaired. The program uses space to excite and educate students in the field of math, science & technology.

Space Camp is located in Huntsville, Alabama. Lighthouse for the Blind has limited scholarships avaliable to legally blind and blind children living in eastern Missouri and western Illinois.

Camp will be held from September 26-October 2.

For further details, please visit or contact Angie Yorke at (314) 423-4333 ext. 132.

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Grade Schoolers

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Location: 10440 Trenton Avenue
, MO
Cost: $50 registration fee
Contact: Space Camp
Phone Number: 314-423-4333