Summer Programs

FSDB is offering a variety of virtual academic enrichment programs during the summer of 2020 for students who are deaf/hard of hearing, blind/visually impaired, or deafblind.

Virtual ECC Summer Interactive Learning Camp 

The Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind is excited to present our inaugural Virtual Expanded Core Curriculum (ECC) Summer Interactive Learning Camp for children in 3rd through 10th grades who are deaf/hard of hearing (D/HH) or blind/visually impaired (B/VI). 

Weekly lessons are focused on areas of the ECC for students who are D/HH or B/VI and their families. FSDB and non FSDB students who have an active IEP with D/HH or B/VI as their primary exceptionality are eligible to register for one or all of these exciting sessions. All registered children will receive materials delivered to their homes for participation via live conferencing and engaging online classroom activities.

These three one-week summer sessions are available at no cost for eligible Florida students ages 9-16. Families can register for a single week or all three! Each week’s lessons are themed differently and led by certified teachers with experience working with students who are D/HH or B/VI.

Space is limited and registration is required so please don’t wait to sign up!! Registration closes June 30, 2020 to allow time for shipping materials.

Click here to register.


  • July 13-17: All About Me 

  • July 20-24: Let’s Get Personal 

  • July 27-31: A Call to Action

For more information, contact:

Elizabeth Wilcox

Director, Outreach Department

PH: 904-827-2455



Early learning Center 3-2-1 LEarn! summer camp

The FSDB Early Learning Center will host a two-week day camp via distance learning during June 2020, which will provide an “out of this world” experience. Children will have opportunities to learn through discovery - researching, creating, exploring, observing, building, and experiencing space and related activities. Note: Available only to currently enrolled FSDB ELC Pre-K and Toddler students.


  • June 2020

For more information, contact:

Gail Strassel

Director, Early Learning Center

PH: 904-827-2835

VP: 904-201-4529

K-2 Academic Summer Camps

The FSDB Blind and Deaf Departments will host virtual K-2 Academic Summer Camps June 8-26 2020. These three-week camps will provide fun, meaningful learning experiences in the areas of language arts, reading, math, and concept development. Thematic instruction is used along with extracurricular activities that reinforce academic and expanded core curriculum concepts. Note: Free of charge, available only for currently enrolled FSDB students.


  • June 8-26, 2020

For more information, contact:

Carol Bogue

Principal, Blind Department

PH: 904-827-2701

Angela Saunders

Principal, Deaf Department

PH: 904-827-2500

VP: 904-201-4570

Third grade reading camps

Due to the FSDB campus being closed, this summer all current 3rd grade students are invited to participate in 3rd grade distance learning reading camp.  Camp will take place in students’ homes June 8-26, 2020.  Students will retain the technology they used during the 4th quarter.  Materials will be mailed to the students and teachers will instruct and conference with students via Teams. Specially designed learning activities will enable your child to engage and focus intensively on the following literacy skills areas of need:  reading, writing, speaking, and listening. Learn more about fourth grade promotion and good cause exemption. Note: Available only for eligible/currently enrolled FSDB students.



  • June 8-26, 2020


For more information, contact:

Cally Traetto

Deaf Department Camp Director

PH: 904-827-2740

Elisha Zuaro

Blind Department Camp Director

PH: 904-827-2963

Title I STEAM Day Camp

FSDB will host a five-day STEAM Camp via distance learning June 15-19, 2020, for students in the Deaf and Blind Departments.  This five-day camp will provide students with learning activities they can do in their homes focusing around science, technology, engineering, arts, and math.  Each student will be sent two activities to do each day around a specific theme along with directions. Teachers will engage with students via phone and video conferencing platforms – using the same technology students used during distance learning in the fourth quarter of school. Note:  Free of charge, available only for currently enrolled FSDB students entering 4th, 5th, and 6th grade in the 2020-21 school year.


  • June 15-19, 2020

For more information, contact:

Jessica Kaspar

Deaf Department

PH: 904-827-2520


Kelly Sanders

Blind Department

PH: 904-827-2839



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