Announcing our great lineup of Deaf and Hard of Hearing BIPOC Presenters for the 2021 Camp Sol Virtual Summer Camp!
This week we want to highlight some diverse presenters we will have at the virtual event this year. The Camp Sol includes an amazing mix of community leaders, talented artists, the Deaf Institute Board of Trustees, and teachers who all help campers thrive and build a sense of purpose in life. We are thrilled to spotlight Akilah English, Juan Bernal, Roberto Sandoval, Zandrea Pitterson, Syd Ahmed, Jennifer Tandoc, Teddy Dorsette III, Ivy Velez, Gabriel Arellano, Maria Hernandez and Evelis Vélez.
Join us for virtual summer camp via Zoom
Participation is limited to 60 Registered campers
This week: " DISCOVER YOUR HANDS"
Our virtual camp offers a wide range of enrichments for keeping youths and teens busy, learning, and having fun. With experienced instructors and BIPOC presenters, youth and teens get to take this opportunity of learning opportunities, they wouldn't have otherwise. Registration is guaranteed on a first-come, first-serve basis. If you already have registered, please don't forgot to join us. If you have not registered, you can register using this link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2021-virtual-summer-camp-disco… See the flyers for details. If you require further questions, feel free to contact us at email@example.com
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Update: We, Camp Sol, want to congratulate your child from k-12 on your graduation. Class of 2021!
We are excited to host our virtual summer camp from July 26th-29th, 2021 (Monday through Thursday from 10-12 and 1-3:30pm) Age 9-11, Ages 12-14 and Ages 15-21. We provide HANDS-ON activities to keep your child busy, learning, and having fun.
What are you doing from July 26th-29th? Grab the opportunity to join us our virtual summer camp. Your child will enjoy learning, positive high self-esteem and FUN. Lucky your child will meet our wonderful BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Color presenters. The topics are STEMS, Filmmaker, Mexican Art, ASL Storytelling, Jamaican Dance, ASL performers, Asian Sign Story, Dance/Art, and many more....
Please sign up your name and age before June 15th. Visit our website at www.campsolofthedeaf.org and call us at 267-331-4308. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please share your friends, community, BIPOC, parents and school administrators. We will see you there!
Silent Auction is back! However, we know that with the pandemic still holding us in this grip, this is the best decision for everyone’s safety.
There is good news! We are going to host a virtual event and do our best to make everyone still feel our love. This Facebook Live event will be held on Saturday, April 24th from 7pm-8:30pm and will give our supporters from around the world and the community the opportunity to join us in this fundraiser event. And, it will be fun! We will have a facilitator Joyce Hom for our silent auction event. Please mark your calendar and join us on April 24th to help us make this event happen!
For more information, please visit our website at https://www.campsolofthedeaf.org/2021-live--silent-auction.html
I want to inform you that I was honored to have an interview with PBS TV on March 30th. The interviewer asked me how I came to be an advocate for Deaf children of color. Theresa coordinated the event prior my interview and sent the beautiful message. I did a great job answering the bullet points of the interview.
The name of the show is A Su Salud: Cheers to Good Health. It is a weekly talk show dedicated to covering a variety of health issues, with a focus on the Latino community and expert advice to help keep you and your family healthy. Below is a link to previous episodes.
The show will on tv in two weeks. Definitely, will send you the link.
The bidding auction is live now but I can't find the auction link for participation. For your convenience, this auction link can be found at the top of the flyer. Before you bid, you need to set up an account with 32auctions. Good luck with the bidding!
[Camp Sol creates https://www.32auctions.com/Campsol2021 in white cabin font. This font is placed on a navy blue color rectangle shape in a flyer for the auction link.]
We are thrilled to announce this year’s Art Committee: Mayra Castro, Director, New Jersey; Andrew Robertson, Assistant Director and Lead Developer & Webmaster, Maryland; Fernando Viera, National Federation of Deaf People of Ecuador (FENASEC) President, Ecuador; Earl Terry, Art Auctioneer, Arizona; Felipe Roman, LSEC/ASL Deaf Interpreter and Moderator, Ecuador; Carmen Aguilar, ASL/LSEC Deaf Interpreter and Moderator, Illinois; Jose Hernandez, Zoom Coordinator, Puerto Rico;
Zoila Barazarte, Bid Recorder, Georgia; Andrew Galuskin, Voice Interpreter, New Jersey; Carla Ketelhut Mato, Voice Interpreter, New Jersey. Members of the committee will coordinate all activities to ensure a successful event. We are looking forward to working with them.
We can’t say thank you enough to Surdists United, Inc (SU)for their generous donation.
The Surdists United Inc was pleased to present Camp Sol of the Deaf, Inc with a donation check which recognizes and honors BIPOC artist Takiyah Harriah. A check is officially donated by Shawn Elfrink and will be given to BIPOC Deaf children of Camp Sol. THANK YOU for Your Support!!
To learn more about Surdists United, Inc (SU), please visit the link: https://surdistsunited.com/
When: Friday, October 2, 2020, 7-8pm
Organization/Sponsor: Disability Pride Philadelphia Inc and Sign of the Times
Speakers(s): Mayra Castro
Detail: On Friday, October 2nd at 7pm EST, join Director of the Camp Sol of the Deaf, Inc Mayra Castro in conversation with Disability Pride Philadelphia Inc and Sign of the Times with voice interpretation on discussing matters to the disability rights and celebrating the Hispanic Heritage Month.
We are thrilled to share this news with you all. We are extremely thankful for such recognition from our 2020 BIPOC presenter Shari Kido. Kido’s presentation was one of 27 BIPOC presenters on August 20, 2020, while CSD hosted a week virtual summer camp. Mayra Castro receives the highest honor given by Shari Kido for launching a free online summer camp. Come and see Shari’s amazing creative ASL storytelling abilities. She will also honor Mayra Castro in her inspirational video.
Recently, the segment, which included an interview with Sign1News anchor Jetho Wooddall and camp director Mayra Castro has unveiled Virtual Summer Program. She desires campers to connect and learn online.
This is the virtual summer camp for deaf and hard of hearing campers to keep them up to date with fun and learning. We know all the parents are working hard to keep their children occupied and make them learn at the same time. We are here to help them motivated for learning. Sign up today at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/csd-virtual-summer-camp-tickets-113951397698
ASL Summer Camp for CODA in New JerseyNext year is going to be exciting, so much fun and memorable. We are extremely excited to offer this program. We are in search of the CODA camp director to run a better camp program. CODA campers see CODA role models are exactly the same as them. It builds their self-esteem.
The qualified candidate should be preferably a resident in New Jersey. If not, the candidate who lives in the northeast may be acceptable. If you are interested in joining our team as a CODA camp director, please download the application and submit it to the CSD office at
Please feel free to contact us at email@example.com if you have any further information.
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Camp Sol of the Deaf, Inc is currently seeking new members for the Board of Directors 2020-2022. Camp Director Mayra Castro announces our new job position webpage now available on https://www.campsolofthedeaf.org/join-our-team1.html
Happy Mother's Day to all the amazing mommies out there. We pay a tribute to Mothers'unconditional love. Mothers have a tremendous impact on the lives of their children. A mother's love help shape the life of each child and through them. Because of the bond between mother and child, a mother's influence help molds the child into who they will become.
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We are currently seeking for a highly motivated sponsorship coordinator to join our team. If you are interested, please fill out this form at https://www.campsolofthedeaf.org/inquiry-form.html. Thank you.
Today is National Nurse Day! Camp Sol of the Deaf, Inc wants to take a moment to say thanks to our nurses here in the state of New Jersey, as well as those around the world for your hard work and dedication in the face of adversity and coronavirus pandemic. We appreciate the work you do everyday.
The first Wednesday in May is recognized as Happy National Interpreter Appreciation Day. We want to let our camp interpreters know how much we appreciate your work. We know you have an incredible task but your compassion and caring for our deaf and hard of hearing staffs and campers are thought of everyday. You continue to support the mission of our camp organization. We all love you.
A throwback to a month ago's coronavirus outbreak, Camp Sol of the Deaf, Inc come together today to thank ASL interpreters and Certified Deaf Interpreters delivering daily COVID-19 briefings. They give the deaf community crucial access to COVID-19 information.
Camp Sol of the Deaf, Inc is pleased to share with you today. Deaf New Jersey residents, including Camp Sol of the Deaf, Inc camp director Mayra Castro has appreciated Certified Deaf Interpreters and ASL interpreters for their effort and community service. They are part of every Governor's Office and Department of Heath media briefing during the COVID-19. They help ensure all deaf new jersey residents can access the important public health and safety information being shared.
> Meet Our 2021 BIPOC Presenters
> Join us for virtual summer camp via Zoom
> A quick update from our director, Mayra!
> Live & Silent Auction
> PBS TV interviewed with Camp Director
> Creating an unique link for 32auctions
> Introducing the 2021 art auction committee
> A generous supporter of Surdists United supported our camp program.
> Forum: A Conversation with Summer Camp Director
> A to Z ASL Storytelling: Honor Mayra Castro
> Camp Director Featured on Sign1News
> Virtual Interactive Camp Experience
> We are currently seeking for a camp director.
> Seeking new board members 2020-2022
> Happy Mother's Day
> We are seeking for Sponsorship Coordinator to join our team.
> Thank you to our nurses!
> Happy National InterpreterAppreciation Day
> Thank you, ASL interpreters and Certified Deaf Interpreters for delivering daily COVID-19 Updates.
> Thank you CDI and ASL interpreters for doing the front lines of the COVID-19 Pandemic.
> Summer Camp has been canceled!!
> Stay Healthy, Stay Home and Be safe!
> Wishing April Cheng a Happy Birthday!!
> Baseball event has been cancelled.