Other Youth Activities and Programs

Chopped with DSB

Saturday, March 9, 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! 

Ready for Spaghetti

Saturday, March 16, 2019
10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Join Nik and Kathy Dalbeck on a day of practicing all of the skills needed to create a homemade dinner and desert – from grocery shopping to clean up.

Volunteer to Career

Saturday, March 16, 2019
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Volunteering is more than just your opportunity to help a good cause; make a difference in your community; or build lifelong friendships—it can also have a major impact on your career and academic future.

Interpersonal Skills Workshops

Saturday, March 23 & Saturday, March 30, 2019
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Blind and low vision participants are invited to a free two-part workshop to build skills and methods for connecting with others and put those skills to use in creating radio theater.

Prepping for College Prep: Ask Financial Aid

Wednesday, March 27, 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?

Sightless Self-Defense - Spokane

Saturday, March 30, 2019
10:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

This 2-hour class is designed to increase individual awareness, and self-confidence through the practice of basic self-defense techniques and shared experience. A single class will not insure safety in all situations. However, it can provide a better understanding of how to avoid unnecessary danger and reduce the susceptibility to attack. 

Chopped with DSB

Saturday, April 20, 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! 

Prepping for College Prep: Choosing Your School

Wednesday, April 24, 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?

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! 

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?

 

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.