Other Youth Activities and Programs

Chopped with DSB

Saturday, May 11, 2019
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

4-part series to work on cooking, cleaning, & critical thinking skills. Students will learn how to cook appetizers, main courses, and desserts. We will then enjoy these meals with visually impaired owner/operators of cafes and cafeterias in state and federal office buildings through DSB’s Business Enterprise Program (BEP). The last session of the series will be the “chopped” completion. The winners will receive prizes! 

Chopped & Cropped 

Saturday, May 18, 2019
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Washington State Department of Services for the Blind is offering a youth workshop about self-advocacy and work readiness skills.  Activities will include gardening without sight, preparing healthy snacks, and decorating an apron to take home. 

Poultry Farming 

Saturday, May 18, 2019
10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Have you ever thought about where your breakfast eggs come from? Join us on a visit to a small chicken farm to learn about what it takes to provide the community with fresh eggs as a farmer. We will discuss both large and small scale chicken farming.

Prepping for College Prep: Life on Campus

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
6:00 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.

Join a series of conference calls to help get ready for college. Are you planning to go to college? Are you still wondering if you should be planning to go college? Do you have questions about how a college education fits in your career plans?

Snacks in a Snap 

Saturday, June 1, 2019
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

This workshop teaches youth to make snacks in the microwave independently. They will learn how to prepare certain foods in a microwave, like loaded baked potatoes, omelets, or macaroni and cheese. There will even be the opportunity to make a dessert!

Parks & Recreation 

Friday, June 7, 2019
10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Discover what youth jobs exist in parks and summer recreation.  Learn how to navigate in unfamiliar, crowded locations by finding Rocky Rococo Pizza & Pasta, where we will have lunch.

Drive for Excellence 

Sunday, June 9, 2019 
11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Automotive associated industries continue to provide a wide variety of career opportunities. This event will give students a look back at the history of automobiles and an overview of the future of the industry. 

Life in the Arts: Music 

Saturday, June 29, 2019
1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Discover how your creativity can lead to a fulfilling career. Not all jobs are 9 to 5, office careers. Artists, musicians, and other creatives are a vibrant segment of the economy. 

 

Fees

At this time, DSB does not charge any fees for participation in most of its programs. However, students should bring money for incidentals, social activities, snacks, etc.

 

For more information on our services for children and youth, please contact us, info@dsb.wa.gov or 800-552-7103.