The North Dakota Association of the Blind holds an annual summer camp during which visually impaired people spend the week with others who have similar impairments. Adult summer camp aims to help in the process of adjusting to blindness and provide an opportunity to learn new skills, techniques, and leisure time activities to enhance quality of life.
Sports and Recreation Retreats
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The Black Hills Regional Ski for Light annual weeklong event takes place at the end of January. The intention of the event is to provide persons who are visually impaired, blind, or physically disabled with an opportunity to experience downhill skiing, cross-country skiing, or snowshoeing. People of all ages and walks of life come from across North America to attend this annual event.
During the annual Walk for Vision, the North Dakota Association of the Blind gets out and walks to show solidarity and raise money that allows the organization to continue to support those with vision loss, educate about blindness, and advocate for the blind and low vision community.
The Life Enrichment Program offers an opportunity for members of the North Dakota Association of the Blind to receive financial support to explore new activities and opportunities.
The North Dakota Association of the Blind’s annual convention, typically held in June, is held in different locations across the state each year. The annual business meeting and awards banquet are held during the convention.
The Lions Foundation of North Dakota Video Magnifier Program is a joint effort of the North Dakota Lions, North Dakota Association of the Blind, North Dakota Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, and North Dakota Vision Services/School for the Blind.
Part of NDAB’s mission is to encourage people who are blind or visually impaired to find employment. As part of that, the organization offers scholarships for students who are blind or vision impaired.