[nfbwatlk] Fw: [Youth-outreach] Youth Track Agenda

Mike Freeman k7uij at panix.com
Mon Jun 15 03:06:31 UTC 2009

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From: "Olivero, Treva" <TEOlivero at nfb.org>
To: <youth-outreach at nfbnet.org>; <ncme-mentoring at nfbnet.org>
Sent: Friday, June 12, 2009 1:50 PM
Subject: [Youth-outreach] Youth Track Agenda

Hi, all,
Check out the youth track agenda for the NFB convention in Detroit from
July 3-8. We have some neat activities planned for youth!

2009 National Convention Youth Track

Sponsored by the NFB Jernigan Institute

Education Team

Contact: Mary Jo Thorpe,

Education Programs Manager

Youth Track Agenda

Friday, July 3

7:30 AM to 8:45 AM-2009 NFB Youth Track Registration
(held in conjunction with the NOPBC Registration). Register for the NFB
Convention Youth Track and pick up an agenda for the week's activities.

Ambassador One Ballroom, Level 3

9:00 AM to 10:15 AM-"The Future Is Ours...and Theirs"-National
Organization of Parents of Blind Children morning program.  Panels and
speakers will be related to teens during this session.

Ambassador One Ballroom, Level 3

10:30 AM to 12:00 PM-"All About Me"

Come kick off this year's Youth Track with fun icebreakers and meet new
friends.  This will also be an exciting seminar where youth will have
the opportunity to help shape the future of youth outreach for the NFB
as they share their thoughts with staff members from the NFB Jernigan

Cascade B Ballroom, Courtyard Marriott

2:00 PM to 3:30 PM-"Back and Biceps, Chest and Triceps"

No, this isn't a beauty contest, but a great way to help you on the road
to preparing for one.  Maybe you've been a little intimidated about
working out in the gym because of all the complicated equipment or just
finding your way around.  Or maybe you just want to learn how to be more
active.  Come get advice from other blind individuals on what works for
them and may work for you in this hands-on session.  Blind individuals
with experience and expertise in this field will be on hand to help lead
this session.

Meet at the Cascade B Ballroom, Courtyard Marriott.  We will be going to
the hotel workout facilities.

3:30 PM to 5:00 PM-"Me and YouTube"

Make your voice heard as you gather with other teens to help us share
the message and philosophy of the organization in your own style.
Groups of teens will be given a particular topic on which to present.
Later selected videos will be put up on YouTube to help us share the
message of the NFB with other blind youth.  Bring your friends and your

Cascade B Ballroom, Courtyard Marriott

Saturday, July 4

6:00 PM - 10:00 PM-National Association of Blind Students

6:00 PM-Registration ($5.00) & Meet-and-Greet

7:00 PM-Meeting

Happy 42nd birthday to NABS!  Remember to bring your contact information
on a Brailed index card for registration.  Terri Rupp, President

Ambassador Two Ballroom, Level 3

Sunday, July 5

11:45 AM to 12:45 PM-"The Division for Me"

Meet and greet with NFB Divisions-Representatives from the various
divisions of the organization will be present to discuss their division
with you.  Whether you are a rising author, aspiring lawyer, or just
want to hang with others who enjoy similar hobbies or interests, this is
a great way to find the division for you!

Greco Room, Level 4

Monday, July 6

7:30 AM to 8:30 PM-"Me and the Gossip Girls" (ages 14-18)

Girls-bring your questions and thoughts about makeup, dating, or just
how to get more involved in your school.

Greco Room, Level 4

7:30 PM to 8:30 PM-"Me and the Guys" (ages 14-18)

Guys-talk about cars, dating, school, or how to nail that perfect job to
make a little extra money.

Renoir Room, Level 4

Tuesday, July 7

6:00 PM to 10:00 PM-"It Wasn't Me": Murder Mystery at the Club

Play along as guests at a dance club while private investigators try to
solve a murder.  Early arrivers are assigned a character role to play
for the evening.  Latecomers won't be able to play along but are welcome
to watch the game and enjoy the experience.
Mackinac East Ballroom, Level 5

Treva E. Olivero

Coordinator, Mentoring and Outreach Projects Jernigan Institute


1800 Johnson Street Baltimore, MD 21230

Phone: (410) 659-9314 ext. 2295

Fax: (410) 659-5129

Email: teolivero at nfb.org <blocked::blocked::mailto:teolivero at nfb.org>

www.nfb.org/mentoring <blocked::blocked::http://www.nfb.org/mentoring>

"The better part of one's life consists of friendships."

~ Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) ~

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