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Is summer really coming to an end? Our Summer Earn and Learn Students finish up their jobs Friday! #ShareLittleton

Beth at the coffee machine behind the counter at Dirt Coffee

Yes, summer is racing to its conclusion, especially for our Summer Earn & Learn students. for the past two weeks these high school-aged students have been work and getting paid. For many, it’s the first job they’ve had. For others, like Beth in the photo above, it’s her first job since becoming blind a year… Continue Reading Is summer really coming to an end? Our Summer Earn and Learn Students finish up their jobs Friday! #ShareLittleton

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Blind people need to know about colors too, & Other First-day-of-summer Lessons

Blind people need to know about colors too, & Other First-day-of-summer Lessons

That was one of the first lessons of the first day of summer for Confidence Camp kids this morning. “If someone asks you what your backpack looks like, what are you going to tell them?” the lesson continued. Yes, Monday began with learning for the 10 5 to 12-year-olds. It went on from there, including… Continue Reading Blind people need to know about colors too, & Other First-day-of-summer Lessons

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The First Week of Summer Means Lots of Firsts

The First Week of Summer Means Lots of Firsts

No matter what the calendar says, it’s the first week of summer. The temps are in the 90s, the garden is being planted and summer staff are shadowing their ITP staff counterparts. Friday 25 teenagers (summer students) begin arriving and on Monday the elementary Confidence Camp kids start too. So here’s another first or two.… Continue Reading The First Week of Summer Means Lots of Firsts

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Help Us Celebrate Thirty Years of the Colorado Center for the Blind at #NFB18 in Orlando!

Help Us Celebrate Thirty Years of the Colorado Center for the Blind at #NFB18 in Orlando!

Did you attend the Colorado Center for the Blind, as an adult or in a summer youth program, or were a staff member at one time? We invite former students and staff, as well as prospective students to join us in celebration of 30 years of providing the training and tools that blind people need… Continue Reading Help Us Celebrate Thirty Years of the Colorado Center for the Blind at #NFB18 in Orlando!

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Celebrate Spring with FAST Friday Fun & Games May 11!

Celebrate Spring with FAST Friday Fun & Games May 11!

The entire family is welcome to come and enjoy FAST Friday Fun and Games on May 11 at 5:30 with staff and students at the Colorado Center for the Blind. This will be an active FAST Friday. We will be getting out and enjoying the beautiful spring weather, playing some kickball, string ball, learning to… Continue Reading Celebrate Spring with FAST Friday Fun & Games May 11!

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Technology Giveaway in Memory of Former Summer Student, Staffer Megan Bening

Technology Giveaway in Memory of Former Summer Student, Staffer Megan Bening

We want to tell people about the Megan Bening Memorial Fund Technology Giveaway by the National Organization of Parents of Blind Children (NOPBC) because it will put over $10,000 of technology into the hands of blind and low vision students. But we also want to tell you about it because Megan Bening was one of… Continue Reading Technology Giveaway in Memory of Former Summer Student, Staffer Megan Bening

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Come join us for our Elementary Summer Program: 2018 CONFIDENCE CAMP FOR KIDS!

Confidence Camp kids in Downtown Denver

2-week program dates: June 11 – 15 & 18 – 22, 2018; (Monday – Friday) day camp Times: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm For ages 5-11 Contact: Brent Batron, Director of Youth Programs, 303-778-1130 ext 222, [email protected] Download the Confidence Camp Application as a PDF file Download the Confidence Camp Application as a Word Document… Continue Reading Come join us for our Elementary Summer Program: 2018 CONFIDENCE CAMP FOR KIDS!

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#FAST Friday to Explore the Stars with @AstronomyatACC

#FAST Friday to Explore the Stars with @AstronomyatACC

Whirling overhead at all times are stars, planets – whole galaxies. Humans have always wondered at them and about them. Blindness is no impediment to curiosity, including in the area of astronomy, nor is their any reason blind people can’t learn much in this field, often thought to be too visual. Some have even become… Continue Reading #FAST Friday to Explore the Stars with @AstronomyatACC

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Reminder: FAST Friday Fast Approaching!

Do You Dream in Color? Poster

March 9 will be Movie Night And our next FAST Friday at the Colorado Center for the Blind – our monthly activity for blind youth and their families. We’ll kick the evening off with pizza, then watch the documentary film, “Do You Dream in Color?” It follows four California high school students who are blind… Continue Reading Reminder: FAST Friday Fast Approaching!

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