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Summer Camp Junior 2024

  • June 01, 2024
  • June 07, 2024
  • 2 sessions
  • June 01, 2024, 11:00 AM (CST) June 02, 2024, 3:00 PM (CST)
  • June 02, 2024, 4:00 PM (CST) June 07, 2024, 11:00 AM (CST)
  • Peaceable Kingdom Retreat Center, Killeen, TX


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • Registration for selected Camp Staff of DBCTX
  • DeafBlind adult invited to camp to mentor teenagers, sharing experiences and skills.
  • Applicant
    – 14 to 22 years old and enrolled in high school or post-secondary school
    – DeafBlind
    – Able to make independent decisions
    - Open Case with TWC
  • Applicant - applying as Interpreter, SSP/CN or another volunteer role, please complete this registration.

Registration is closed

DeafBlind Community of Texas Presents:

Summer Camp Jr 2024!

When:   June 2 - 7, 2024 



Variety's Peaceable Kingdom Retreat Center

19051 FM 2484

Killeen, TX


Who can attend?


 - 14 - 22 years of age AND still in high school or post-secondary school

  - DeafBlind

 - Willing to have fun

 - Have open TWC case

Volunteers Needed!
Interpreters & Volunteers please register as a volunteer! CN training is provided.
* JUNE 1st is reserved for SSP/CN training!

Why attend DBCTX?

 - Barrier-free and accessible

 - Networking & making new friends

 - Unforgettable bonds and experiences

 - Prepares teens for the transition to adult life

 - Making memories!

Volunteer Info:

Up to 5.0 CEUs (RID PPO & BEI Ethics, pending) awarded for those who attend the duration of Camp, June 2-7th. Our gift to you.

Volunteers will develop skills for working with DeafBlind Youth and Mentors through direct training and mentorship. 

CN 101 Track (0.8 CEUs, pending): Volunteers with little to no experience will be required to attend this entry-level workshop on Saturday and Sunday prior to guests arriving Sunday afternoon. Topics will include fundamentals for working with DeafBlind individuals, such as sighted guiding and environmental feedback. 

CN 201 Track (0.8 CEUs, pending): Volunteers with some experience will be encouraged to attend this next-level workshop on Saturday and Sunday prior to guests arriving Sunday afternoon. Topics will include an advanced demonstration of Protactile Language and strategies for working with DeafBlind individuals. 

CN Practicum (4.2 CEUs, pending): All volunteers who complete the full week will be eligible for credit through the practicum. Volunteers will apply learned strategies and skills, and they will meet one-on-one with mentors for feedback during the week. Mentors will be available to monitor and provide feedback in real-time throughout the week. 

All training is presented in a mix of PTL, ASL and English by the team of DBCTX trainers, hosted by Heather Pavey, Camp Director. DBCTX Training Team includes Tanya Arriaga and Sarah Goodwin. Accommodations provided. 

DeafBlind Community of Texas is providing this training as an opportunity for safe, respectful learning and will not permit harassment, discrimination or horizontal violence based on another's comments, questions, schema, race, color, religion, vision status, hearing status, gender, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or any other protected class. Failure to abide this policy will include consequences up to and including immediate dismissal from the event based on investigation.

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