Illinois

The NFB BELL® Academy will offer two locations in Illinois this year.

Coordinator Contact Information

Debbie Stein
Phone: 773-203-1394
Email: [email protected]   

Location 1

The Chicago Lighthouse
1850 W. Roosevelt Road
Chicago, IL 60608

The NFB of Illinois invites you to our Chicago NFB BELL Academy, July 22-August 2, 2024, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., daily. Registration is 50 dollars per student. Lunch is included. Transportation will not be provided, except for field trips. Field trips will occur on Tuesdays and Thursdays (four total) during the program. 

Note: The Chicago program is now full; however, if you are interested in joining the waiting list should a spot become available please contact Debbie Stein.

Location 2

Northfield Inn Suites and Conference Center
3280 Northfield Drive
Springfield, IL 62702

The NFB of Illinois invites you to our residential NFB BELL Academy in Springfield, July 15-19, 2024. Registration is 50 dollars per student. Lunch will be provided. Parents are expected to participate in our parent programming. Transportation for field trips will be provided. 
For more information or additional questions for either location, please contact Debbie Stein.