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Youth Track

Youth Track is a host of activities for youth ages 11-18. This year Youth Track activities will focus on exploring various careers, job readiness, art, travel skills, and so much more!

a teen girl reading braillePlease register to attend - Plese Register onsite. 

NOPBC 2018 Youth Track Agenda - .doc --- .pdf

Days with Youth Track Sessions are July 3, July 4, July 5, July 6 & July 7


Welcome to the 2018 NOPBC Youth Track!

For more detail on all activities please few the link to the full Youth Track Agenda. 

We are so excited that you are taking part in this year’s Youth Track.  We hope that you find these sessions not only prepare you to live the life you want, but that they also will be a place where you will meet new friends, become more confident and independent and have a lot of fun.  

Sessions are open to all blind and low vision students, children of blind adults and sighted siblings aged 11-18 unless stated differently in description. 

Day 1:  Tuesday, July 3, 2018

7:30 AM – 8:45 AM: Youth Track Registration Panzacola Ballroom F-1, Level 1

9:00 AM – 10:45 AM: Ice Breakers and Introductions Wekiwa 1 and 2, Level 2

11:00 AM – 12:15 PM:  Introduction to your National Federation of the Blind Convention and Youth Track Activities Wekiwa 1 and 2, Level 2

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM:  Breakout Sessions

Expressions Wekiwa 1 and 2, Level 2
Philosophy and Games Wekiwa 1 and 2, Level 2

3:30 PM – 5:00 PM: Breakout Sessions

What Kinds of Jobs Can Blind People Do? Wekiwa 1 and 2, Level 2

5:30 PM – 7:00 PM: NOPBC Family Hospitality  Wekiwa 1 and 2, Level 2

7:00 PM – 8:00 PM: Mocktail Party Wekiwa 1 and 2, Level 2

8:00 PM – 10:00PM:  Breakout Sessions

National Association of Blind Students Networking Event Wekiwa 1 and 2, Level 

It’s Cool to be in Middle School  Wekiwa 1 and 2, Level 

Day 2:  Wednesday, July 4, 2018

8:45 AM – 10:30 AM: Breakout Sessions

Looking Good, Feeling Good   Wekiwa 1 and 2, Level 2

Cane Walk Wekiwa 1 and 2, Level 2

Philosophy: Accommodation or Special Treatment  Wekiwa 1 and 2, Level 2

10:30 AM – 12:00 PM:  Breakout Sessions

Looking Good, Feeling Good Wekiwa 1 and 2, Level 2

Philosophy:  Accommodation or Special Treatment Wekiwa 1 and 2, Level 2

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM:  Breakout Sessions

NOPBC Style Show Breakout Session Wekiwa 8, Level 2

1:00 PM – Rehearsal

2:45 PM – Style Show Begins

STEM for College and Career Wekiwa 1 and 2, Level 2

4:00 PM – 6:00 PM:  Resolutions Explained Wekiwa 1 and 2, Level 2

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM: NABS Meeting Breakout Session (Registration opens at 6:00 PM, meeting begins at 7:00 PM.) Wekiwa 1 and 2, Level 2

Day 3:  Thursday, July 5, 2018

9:00 AM – 11:30 AM: National Federation of the Blind Board of Directors Meeting   Sebastian Ballrooms I and J, Level 1

Come hear from all the leaders you met at the Mocktail Party and learn how they are working together to help us live the lives we want.

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM: Exhibit Hall Challenge Wekiwa 1 and 2, Level 2

5:00 PM – 6:30 PM: Braille Book Fair 

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM: Unconventional Convention Scavenger Hunt Wekiwa 1 and 2, Level 2

Day 4:  Friday, July 6, 2018 – GENERAL SESSION

7:00 PM – 8:00 PM: Dancing with the Federation Stars: Panzacola Ballroom F-1, Level 1

8:00 PM – 10:00 PM: Breakout Sessions

Dating 101 (Ages 14 and up) Wekiwa 1 and 2, Level 2

All in the Family Wekiwa 1 and 2, Level 2

Day 5:  Saturday, July 7, 2018 – GENERAL SESSION

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM: Breakout Sessions

Philosophy: What Have We Learned so Far, and Next Steps? Wekiwa 1 and 2, Level 2

7:00 PM – 9:00PM: Career Fair  Wekiwa 1 and 2, Level 

 

 

 

 

 

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