Do you know a teenager who is blind who would love to participate in a summer
adventure? Here’s an announcement about a summer camp opportunity in the
beautiful state of North Carolina, that sounds fabulous!
Registration is now open for the 2016 SEE Adventure Camp (for students in
grades 7-12 who are blind or close to it).
Here’s the nitty-gritty:
What: An overnight outdoor adventure camp for kids who are blind or have a
severe visual impairment, and who are ready to stretch their legs and hit the
trail. We plan to hike, raft, climb, swim, and zip in and around the Nantahala
Gorge in Western North Carolina. We’ll stay in bunkhouses at the Nantahala
Outdoor Center, make most of our own meals, and spend some time around the
Where: Nantahala Outdoor Center, Bryson City, North Carolina (about an hour
west of Asheville)
When: Monday, June 20 through Thursday, June 23, 2016
Who: Camp instructors include certified Teachers for the Visually Impaired and
Orientation & Mobility Specialists, along with a few other adventurous souls.
We’ll be joined by Trevor Thomas from Team FarSight Foundation, a blind hiker
who has logged over 20,000 miles in the backcountry.
Cost: FREE. The SEE Adventure Camp is supported by A Brighter Path
Foundation, with help from Team FarSight Foundation, and is FREE of charge for
all students. There are only 12 spaces available for the
Contact: For more information and eligibility guidelines, visit 2016 SEE
Adventure Camp, or contact Jay Hardwig at mailto:jhardwig@xxxxxxxxx To see a
video from last year's Adventure Camp, visit https://vimeo.com/145677725
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