Maryland BELL Academy FAQs

We will hold 3 BELL Academy program(s) this year at the following location(s):

Location One

200 East Wells St.
Baltimore, MD 21230

Dates: Mon, 07/30/2018 - Fri, 08/10/2018
Times: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Registration Fees:
If registration is received by June 15, the cost is $175. If received after June 15, the cost is $200. Sibling discounts may be available. Please contact Melissa Riccobono for details. Also, the National Federation of the Blind of Maryland wants all children to participate in the NFB BELL Academy, regardless of ability to pay. If the registration fee will create a financial hardship, please contact Melissa Riccobono to discuss other options.

Lunch: Lunch will be provided every day
Transportation:
Transportation may be able to be arranged. Please contact Melissa Riccobono as soon as possible in order to discuss transportation needs.

Additional Information:
Before and After care may be available. Please contact Melissa Riccobono as soon as possible in order to discuss care needs. Also, there will be a seminar for parents and a graduation ceremony for students on Friday, August 10. Please mark your calendar and plan to attend this important all day event!

Program Coordinator Contact Information

Name: Melissa Riccobono
Phone: 4437083663
Email: melissa@riccobono.us

Location Two

Reidtemple AME Church, 11400 Glendale Boulevard,
Glendale, MD 20769

Dates: Mon, 07/30/2018 - Fri, 08/10/2018
Times: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Registration Fee:
If registration is received by June 15, the cost is $175. If received after June 15, the cost is $200. Sibling discounts may be available. Please contact Judy Rasmussen or Melissa Riccobono for details. Also, the National Federation of the Blind of Maryland wants all children to participate in the NFB BELL Academy, regardless of ability to pay. If the registration fee will create a financial hardship, please contact Judy Rasmussen or Melissa Riccobono to discuss other options.

Lunch: Lunch will be provided everyday.
Transportation:
Transportation may be available. Please contact Judy Rasmussen as soon as possible to discuss transportation needs.

Additional Information:
There will be a parent seminar and a graduation ceremony on Friday, August 10. Please mark your calendar and plan to attend this important all day event!

Program Coordinator Contact Information

Name: Judy Rasmussen
Phone: 3019468345
Email: judyras@sprynet.com

Location Three

Blind Industries and Services of Maryland 2240 Northwood Drive
Salisbury, MD 21801

Dates: Mon, 07/16/2018 - Fri, 07/27/2018
Times: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Registration Fee:
If registration is received by June 15, the cost is $175. If received after June 15, the cost is $200. Sibling discounts may be available. Please contact Amy Crouse or Melissa Riccobono for details. Also, the National Federation of the Blind of Maryland wants all children to participate in the NFB BELL Academy, regardless of ability to pay. If the registration fee will create a financial hardship, please contact Amy Crouse or Melissa Riccobono to discuss other options.

Lunch: Lunch will be provided every day
Transportation:
Parents are required to transport their children. If transportation is an issue, please contact Amy Crouse or Melissa Riccobono to discuss possible transportation solutions.

Additional Information:
There will be a parent seminar and a graduation ceremony for students on Friday, July 27. Please mark your calendar and plan to attend this important event!

Program Coordinator Contact Information

Name: Amy Crouse
Phone: 4107491366
Email: acrouse@bism.org    
 
 
 
 
 

State Affiliate Contact Information

Name: Melissa Riccobono
Phone: 4437083663
Email: melissa@riccobono.us