Fall 2014 Silent Weekend

Registration is open for our Silent Weekend, September 26-28 at Manidokan.

Registration fee includes:
– A safe and supportive voice-off environment to practice your ASL skills
– Vocabulary and skill-building workshops
– Opportunities to participate in fun camp activities (climbing wall, hiking, games) in the beautiful Manidokan surroundings
– 5 meals—Saturday breakfast through Sunday lunch
– Accommodations in the lodge: Bunk beds or single beds for 3-5 people per room. Each room has its own bathroom with sink, toilet, and shower. The lodge has heat, AC, and a kitchenette.
– Activities begin 7pm Friday, (arrive when you can!). Check out is 1pm Sunday.  Saturday-only attendees may arrive and leave whenever they like on Saturday.  Saturday activities will run from 8:15 AM to 10 PM.

– $10 Early Bird discount by Sept 5

2 registration options:
– Full weekend: $250.00
– Saturday only: $140.00

Signers of all levels welcome. All participants please respect the voice-off policy for the entire weekend.

* This event is designed for ASL students ages 18 and up. High school students may attend with a parent or guardian.  (Parent/guardian must register and pay as well.)  *

Silent Weekend flyer & mail-in registration form

Register online.  – Please note that your registration is not complete and your spot will not be held until your payment is received.  After you complete the registration form, please click on the payment link on the confirmation page to enter a credit card number.

All proceeds benefit Deaf Camps, Inc’s 2015 scholarship fund.

Please note that refunds will only be issued for cancellations made 14 days in advance (by September 12, 2014).

Thanks to our donors & sponsors!

Deaf Camps, Inc would like to thank all of our 2014 donors and sponsors – we could not reach so many campers without your help and generosity!

Mr. & Mrs. Berg
Emmanuel Baptist Church
Magothy UMC Church of the Deaf
Quince Orchard High School ASL Club
Kiwanis Club of Ellicott City
Glen Burnie UMC Men’s Club
Thomas S.Wootton High School ASL Club
Sheila Parrott
Kerry Avant
Sugar Prints
Lisa Trolian
Christ UMC Church of the Deaf
Russell Brammer Photography
Maryland School for the Deaf – Columbia campus
Chris Shaw
Shakirra Thomas
Glenelg High School Key Club

Come to the Deaf Camps, Inc. Easter Party!

Saturday, April 12 from 5:00-7:30 PM

Location: Christ Church of the Deaf, 1040 S. Beechfield Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21229

All ages and all signing levels welcome!

Admission includes:
* Pancake supper
* Signing Easter Bunny
* Easter egg hunt – begins at 5:45pm
* Crafts

Also for sale:
* Deep discounts on limited Thirty One items.
* Sugar Prints ceramic hand & foot impressions.

Admission: $6 per person
Children under 12 will receive a FREE picture with the Easter Bunny.  Additional pictures $3 each. All proceeds benefit Deaf Camps, Inc’s 2014 scholarship fund.


Support our friends at Deaf-Blind Camp of MD!

Benefit Dinner and Auction to Support Deaf-Blind Camp

Saturday, April 5, 2014      5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Arbutus United Methodist Church     1201 Maple Avenue, Halethorpe, MD 21227

Bid on quality gifts, theme baskets, gift cards, and sports memorabilia.

Have fun and enjoy a delicious Italian meal (including vegetarian options) by TaylorMaid Caterers

  •  Ticket deadline is March 28. Click here to download flier and order form.
  •  To donate items for the auction, contact Kim at KimBest@longandfoster.com.
  • If you need an SSP or wish to volunteer, contact Cay at dbcmdsspcoord@gmail.com.


Support Service Providers Needed at Deaf-Blind Camp

The deadline for applying to be a Support Service Provider, SSP at the DeafBlind Camp of Maryland is March 31, 2014. Camp will be held June 8 – 13, 2014 at West River Center in CHurchton, MD.   We prefer that individuals stay the full week, however, we also will accept those who can work part of the week. Also, we need certified interpreters who can mentor students. Final selection will be made the end of April. Click here to apply.


Deaf-Blind Camp of MD is not affiliated with Deaf Camps, Inc., though we applaud and support their work!  Find out more about Deaf-Blind Camp of MD at http://www.deafblindcampofmd.org/


Now Accepting Applications for DCI’s Interpreter Intern Program

To help develop the skills of student interpreters, Deaf Camps, Inc.’s Interpreter Intern program matches qualified interns with a nationally certified interpreter mentor who guides the intern and provides feedback during the week of camp.  Interpreter interns have the opportunity to gain experience interpreting in a variety of settings, including Bible Study lessons, training, outdoor activities, stage, and one-on-one interactions.  Camp will take place August 3-8, 2014 at Manidokan Camp & Retreat Center in Knoxville, MD.  The summer staff at Manidokan run the camp activities, while signing volunteer counselors provided by Deaf Camps, Inc. supervise campers and provide communication access.

Please click here for more information and application procedure.  Complete applications must be received by May 1.