Illinois

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

Primary Contact

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

Location #1: Chicago

The Chicago Lighthouse
1850 W. Roosevelt Road
Chicago, IL 60631

8:30 a.m. on Monday, 07/17/2023 to 3:30 p.m. Friday, 07/28/2023

The NFB of Illinois will hold NFB BELL Academy at the Chicago Lighthouse July 17-28 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. daily. The registration fee is $50 per child. No transportation is provided, other than for field trips, parents will be responsible for transporting and picking up their child(ren) each day. Lunches will be provided. We plan to go on two field trips per week.

Location #2: Springfield

Venue TBD please check back soon!

8:30 a.m. on Monday, 07/31/2023 to 3:30 p.m. Friday, 08/04/2023

The NFB of Illinois will hold a NFB BELL Academy July 31 to August 4 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. daily. The registration fee is $50 per child. No transportation is provided, other than for field trips, parents will be responsible for transporting and picking up their child(ren). Lunches will be provided. For families who live outside the Springfield area, this is a residential program. Parents and their child(ren) will be provided with accommodations at a nearby Springfield hotel (close to the venue) at the expense of the NFB of Illinois. Parents will engage in activities during the day while their child(ren) participate in NFB BELL.

To apply for these locations, please visit the national NFB BELL Academy page.