Community events

Student and Family Community Events

To find more events, be sure to check out the Nebraska Association of the Deaf (NeAD), Nebraska Deaf Events, Lincoln Deaf Club, and Omaha Association of the Deaf (OAD).  

No current Student and Family Community Events

Baseball & Softball Clinic

This one-day clinic is for girls and boys in kindergarten through 5th grade who are deaf and hard of hearing. Instructor will use basic ASL prompts for fundamental instruction, including signs for throwing, catching, batting, and other related activities. Participants will receive an informational email with additional details seven days before the start of the clinic.

Date: May 18, 2024

When: 10:00am – 11:30am

Location: YMCA Wright Park (4441 S. Folsom St.)

Registration Deadline: May 9, 2024

Learning Experiences and Adventure Program (LEAP)

This virtual program is designed specifically for students who are deaf or hard of hearing.  These sessions offer individuals the opportunity to enhance their communication skills while connecting with new friends. 
 
Date: May 18, 2024
Time: 11:30 am – 2:00 pm
Register: Register here by May 17, 2024. 

Becoming An Outdoor Family

 This event is for families with children who are Deaf and hard of hearing.  Activities are appropriate for children ages 8 and up. 

Dates: May 31-June 2, 2024

Registration: Register by completing this registration form.

GenCyber

This is an exciting camp in which campers will explore the world of information technology and cybersecurity! This camp is designed for deaf and hard of hearing students entering grades 9-12. In addition to the daytime program, campers will have the opportunity to explore our Nation’s Capital, go to Six Flags, participate in fun evening program activities, and more!

Program Date: June 15-22, 2024

Click here to learn more.

Community Partnership Kick Off

Date: June 22, 2024

Time: 11:00-4:00

Location: Chalco Park, Omaha

Deaf & Hard of Hearing Awareness Day

Date: June 23, 2024

Location: Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo

More details to come!

Immerse into ASL

This exciting, 24/7 American Sign Language (ASL) immersion camp is designed for new signers who are at the beginner or intermediate level. This camp caters to deaf and hard of hearing students entering 10th – 12th grade, motivated to learn ASL and immerse themselves in the deaf culture and history at Gallaudet, just minutes away from the nation’s capital. Hearing campers are accepted if they pass our screening requirements and qualify as intermediate level or above signers. 

Session I (overnight camp): June 15-22, 2024

Program Fee: $1,250

Session II (day camp): June 24-29, 2024

Program Fee: $750

Click here to learn more.

Bison Sports Camp

Incoming 9th to 12th graders as of fall 2024 will choose their activities! 

Program Dates: June 24-29, 2024

Check In: June 23, 2024

Check Out: June 30, 2024

Program Fee: $375

Click here to learn more.

Camp UBU

Camp UBU is for Deaf & Hard of Hearing campers who have completed 2-8th grades. 

Program Dates: June 23-28, 2024

Click here to learn more.

Let’s Grow Together

The American Society for Deaf Children is focused on family growth & connection and digging into how families really matter for our D/HH kids’ learning and development.

When: July 10-13, 2024

Where: Lied Lodge at Arbor Day Farm in Nebraska City, NE

Click here to learn more.

Hunter & Bow Education Course

Taught by certified Hunter and Bow Education Instructors who have experience with Deaf and
Hard of Hearing families. This is a pilot program established to prepare state-certified instructors and curricula to better support Deaf and Hard of Hearing folks in experiencing the great outdoors safely!

When: July 11-13, 2024

Contact Holly for more info at green.holly0204@gmail.com or via text at (402) 975-5698

Explore Your Future

Explore Your Future (EYF) is a six-day career exploration program at Rochester Institute of Technology for college-bound deaf and hard-of-hearing high school students who will begin their junior or senior year in fall 2023. This program focuses on personal growth and career awareness for students as they begin to think about college.

Students who attend EYF who enroll at RIT/NTID for college will receive a $1,000 scholarship and an application fee waiver to apply to RIT at no cost.

Session I: July 6-11, 2024

Session II: July 13-18, 2024

Deadline to Apply: April 30, 2024

Click here to learn more.

Financial Wizards

Financial Wizards is a week-long summer program for deaf or hard-of-hearing students entering 10th, 11th or 12th grade.  This program focuses on helping students enhance their financial literacy skills and provides an opportunity to explore careers in finance and administration. 

Program Dates: July 6-11, 2024

Click here to learn more.

Advanced Tech Careers

Advanced Tech Careers is a week-long summer program for deaf or hard-of-hearing students entering 10th, 11th, or 12th grade who are interested in taking a deep dive into advanced technology and exploring a variety of high tech careers.

Program Dates: July 13-18, 2024

Click here to learn more.

Tech Tigers

TechTigers is a week-long summer program for deaf or hard-of-hearing students entering 7th, 8th, or 9th grade who are interested in science, technology, engineering and math. Students use state-of-the-art technology to create a high-tech gadget to take home, sample careers in computer technology, conduct laboratory experiments, and more.

Program Dates: July 20-25, 2024

Click here to learn more.

Health Care Careers Exploration Program

Students entering 10th, 11th, or 12th grade in fall of 2024 will learn about carious careers in health care; enjoy field trips to area medical facilities; be a part of hand-on demonstrations in biology, exercise science, laboratory science, microbiology, nursing, and nutrition; become CPR certified; and more.

Program Dates: July 20-25, 2024

Deadline to Apply: April 30, 2024

Click here to learn more.

SIGN CAMP

Save the Date! for this year’s sign camp and sign camp fundraiser.  

Sign Camp: Saturday, July 27, 2024

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