SAT, SEPT. 18: BRING THE ENTIRE FAMILY FOR A DAY OF FUN at
SKY MEADOW STATE PARK
Join DBVI at Sky Meadows State Park in Fauquier County for a day of fun from 10am -3pm with your entire family, rain or shine! We will take care of the details, you just need to enjoy yourself. We will have:
- Complimentary lunch courtesy of DBVI
- An opportunity to enjoy the Sensory Explorer’s Trail, a 1/3 mile trail with audible descriptions
- Fishing (poles and bait provided but bring your own pole if you have one)
- Games and Activities
- An opportunity to learn about jobs within the field of natural resources and state parks
- Visit to the mansion and gift shop
This event is brought to you free of charge by the Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired and is open to children and students served by DBVI and their families, or individuals interested in receiving information about DBVI services. All you need to bring is chairs or a picnic blanket, sunscreen, and a fishing pole if you have one! If you want to fish, no license is required for those individuals who are legally blind or under the age of 16, everyone else will require a license which can be purchased online. Note: Printed tickets not required
Registration is required. Use the following link to register your entire family:
IN HONOR OF DISABILITY AWARENESS MONTH IN OCTOBER,
DBVI WILL BE ADVOCATING FOR SCIENCE!
An invitation for high school students who are blind, low vision, or deaf blind to join coaches David and Eileen from Sky’s the Limit to experiment with science, and to learn and explore professions and careers from scientists working in the field who are blind or vision impaired, including a chemist, forensic scientist, biologist, and a physicist!
Science not your goal? That’s okay, join us to learn and have fun!
Take this opportunity to try something new and stretch your boundaries, have fun and meet new friends!
Materials for labs are sent to your home in advance, and we meet virtually on Thursdays for experiments.
Advocating for Science begins Thursday September 30 and meets for 5 weeks from 6:30-8:00pm.
Register to join now so that we can get supplies to you!
David and Eileen make learning FUN and this opportunity will fill quickly.
Questions? Want to join? Contact Tish.Harris@dbvi.virginia.gov or text 540-294-1215
Or check in with your VR Counselor, Ed Coordinator or TVI!