Archive Announcements

Donate Your Birthday

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 Make a donation to DeafBlind Camp of Maryland(DBCMD) in honor of someone - to celebrate a birthday, wedding, holiday, or another special occasion - or in memory of someone.

If you wish, you can announce your friends, family and coworkers to donate to DBCMD at www.dbcmd.org/donate. Your thoughtful gift will make a difference for DeafBlind camp.

It’s easy - by giving up your birthday, you will help change a life!

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Help DeafBlind Camp by shopping through AmazonSmile for the Holiday

Whenever you want to purchase something from Amazon use this link….

https://smile.amazon.com/ch/47-4527953

It will direct you to our page and you will see that it says “Supporting: DeafBlind Camp of Maryland INC” (under the search bar)

Did you know that when you shop for the holidays at smile.amazon.com/ch/47-4527953, AmazonSmile donates to Deafblind Camp of Maryland Inc?

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T-shirt fundraiser

Please help support camp by ordering a shirt. We have set up a summer fundraiser that will run through September 13th. Shirts will be printed and shipped directly to you two weeks after campaign ends. Please keep in mind that they say these run small. I would order a size up from what you normally wear. Thank you in advance for your help!!! Visual description: They are a long sleeve light weight pull over t-shirt with a hood. Color is described as a vintage purple which is similar to a light eggplant color. On the front left chest is the ILY sign and the back has our logo with the words DeadBlind Camp written above it and of Maryland written below it.

Click here to order t-shirt

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Picture of back sweatshirt

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5k Benefit WALK/RUN for DeafBlind Camp of MD, Inc.

Each year more than 80 volunteers give a week of their summer to provide full access for our DeafBlind campers.  Please help us raise funds to house and feed them, as well as fund field trips, presenters, and other programming.  

Date: September 29, 2019 (Sunday)
Time: 3:00pm - 6:00pm EDT
Location: CCBC, Catonsville, 800 South Rolling Road, Catonsville, MD 21228 (Map)

Here is the link https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60B0C45ABA728ABF58-5kbenefit for Sign-up Genius.  

 

5k run/walk

Children joins walk/run

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Help DeafBlind Camp by shopping through AmazonSmile

Whenever you want to purchase something from Amazon use this link….

https://smile.amazon.com/ch/47-4527953

It will direct you to our page and you will see that it says “Supporting: DeafBlind Camp of Maryland INC” (under the search bar)

Amazon will donate .5% of all your eligible purchases to the camp! Easy Peasy!

 

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Kick-off Meeting

Kick-off meeting Sunday, October 20th, 3pm at Christ Deaf Church, Followed by a dinner $10.  More details will follow up later.  Stay turn.

Ants sits around the table and looks out the window to see dog go dirty

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Deaf Ministries picnic

Deaf Ministries will be having our annual picnic this August 11th. We are inviting all the camps to come and consider it a “mini reunion” with camp friends. We have already invited Deaf Kids Camp (which is this week), but the party would not be complete without young adult camp and DeafBlind camp! I am attaching a flyer you are welcome to share with your camp email list.  Click here for more information.

We would love for you to join us for any or all of the event. It is 10am gather, 11am worship, 12noon lunch, and games until 2. There is a map on the flyer as well.

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DB Camper Survey

2019 DeafBlind Camp of Maryland Camper survey is here. Your opinion is important to us!

https://deafblindcampofmd.us20.list-manage.com/track/click?u=9561a3976aa2e7f99293211a9&id=91d91d9f35&e=87eb8212b8

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Welcome Letter from President of DBCMD

Greetings Campers and SSPs,

We the board are very excited to have you all come to camp. We are looking forward to have good time together. Please visit the resource links such as schedules, menu, and map of site. There will be around 130 people on the site including board members, ssps, nurse, and camp staff.

The board members want to thank all committee and you who have been working hard to get camp ready.  Not only that, we want to thank you for support camp by donating camp.  We are still  receive donations for camp.  Keep in mind the theme is DeafBlind Renaissance. So let's have fun by bringing medieval clothes to wear .

Have a safe trip to camp.

Regards,

Steven D. Collins, President

Steven Collins

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MD Pre Camp PTHH Social

Hi Deafblind Community,

Richard Loechel (RL) here, we will like to invite you to pre camp PTHH social event. Please share this with your camp friend and come and get together before camp start. 

Event: MD Pre Camp PTHH Social
Date: Saturday June 8, 2019
Time: 5pm-9pm
Location: Shake Shack at Union Station
50 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20002

If you have any questions please contact Richard in cc 

Hope to touch you and your friend there. 

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Donation Need

It's been one year since our beloved Toby Witte-Dix departed this earth.  Toby loved DeafBlind people and served many years at DeafBlind Camp of Maryland.  Let us help honor Toby's memory by ensuring DeafBlind Camp of Maryland continues to have a week-long fun, barrier-free camp for DeafBlind adults.  Please donate today at https://www.deafblindcampofmd.org/donate   Thank you!

Toby Wittie-Dix

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Dance or Dinner/Dance Party

Date: June 13, 2019
Time: Dinner at 5pm, Dance at 7pm
Where: 5100 Chalk Point Road
            West River, MD 20778

Get your tickets now!!! The Board of Directors is happy to announce that the DJ for our Thursday night Dance Party will be Deaf DJ Nico DiMarco. West River has also given us permission to open up our Thursday night again this year. $20 fee for the Dance Party only and $40 if you come for dinner and the dance. All guests must be pre-registered. If you are a Camper or SSP for this years camp you do not have to sign up. This will be a free event for you. Dance starts at 7:00PM dinner starts at 5:00PM.  Please buy tickets at https://www.deafblindcampofmd.org/dance  Thanks you!

Deaf DJ Nico DiMarco

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President Steven Collins's welcome letter

For Campers, SSPs, and Friends, please click this link to read President Steven Collins's welcome letter.

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2019 SSP Application is available now

Go to SSP Application's page here.

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(Please Note)

We are at capacity for 2019.   All further applications will be placed on a waitlist.

All acceptance notices will be sent by January 27.  If you receive an acceptance notice and registration packet please return the completed packet along with payment in full before April 10."

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2019 Campers Application is here

Go down the page to click camper application button below.

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MWADB Annual Election & Holiday Party 2018

Title: Annual Election & Holiday Party 2018
Date/time: November 17th, 2018 4-8pm
Location: Northern Virginia Resource Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Persons
Address: 3951 Pender Drive, Suite 130, Fairfax, VA 22030
Included: Election, Food, Games, Raffles, and More!

Rate:
Deafblind and Guest - $20.00
SSP - $5 Entry Donation online - SSP's will be assigned roles/responsibilities for the day.

For more info please email [email protected]
​For information about being an SSP please email [email protected]

​Looking forward to touch you all there!

Fill Out Form

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Kick-Off

DeafBlind Camp of MD are making an announcement that there will be "Kick-Off" gathering on October 27th at Deaf Christ Church, 1040 S. Beechfield Ave, Baltimore, MD from 11am to 1pm. Sandwiches and Drinks will be selling. The purpose of this event is to bring the deafblind folks together and share the information about the DeafBlind Camp of Maryland.

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5K Fun Run Sign Up

DBCamp Supporters
5K Fun Run for DeafBlind Camp of Maryland, Inc.
Where: CCBC Catonsville Campus: 800 S. Rolling Road on the Outdoor Track near Lot 5.

When: Saturday, November 10. We will run several heats, starting at 3pm.

Who: Individuals can run/walk for $25.  SSPs available for DeafBlind runners/walkers.

Challenge Teams of 10+ can run for a flat fee of $250:  Do you coach a hockey team? lead a scout troop? belong to a sewing circle? Register together and build team spirit while raising money for a good cause!  Certificates for each runner, Team Name posted on our "Leader Board" at the Race and website in appreciation.

Why: Your registration fees and donations will help fund a week of camp where DeafBlind adults are empowered to enjoy swimming, boating, a climbing wall, a giant swing, arts and crafts, field trips and much "s'more."

Date: 11/10/2018 (Sat.)
Time: 2:00pm - 6:00pm EDT
Location: CCBC on the track
Sign Up Links: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0c45aba728abf58-5kfunrun 

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Yankee Candle Fundraiser

It's that time of year again. DeafBlind Camp is doing our Yankee Candle Fundraiser. Please help us raise money for camp by ordering and/or sharing this post. Every little bit counts. Order now through 12/31/2018.

Click here to go to Yankee Candle's page

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In Memory of Toby Witte-Dix

For Campers, SSPs, and Friends, please click this link to read about Memorial service for Toby and to see a poem written by Toby's daughter, Carol Cotton.

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Amazon's Prime Day

Amazon's Prime Day is almost here. Deals start July 16, 3pm ET and run through July 17. Prime Day is one of the biggest shopping events of the year and a great time to remind your supporters to shop at smile.amazon.com and Amazon will donate to Deafblind Camp of Maryland Inc.

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President Brenda Talley's letter

For Campers, SSPs, and Friends, please click this link to read President Brenda Talley's letter.

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Making of Registration Bag

Thanks to the group from the Church of Jesus Christ and Latter-day
Saints, Washington D.C. Branch (ASL) for making a beautiful registration bag
for each camper.

Group of church making registration bag for the DB camp.

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As we celebrate Twenty Years of Camp

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Join the DeafBlind Camp of Maryland, Inc.
As we celebrate Twenty Years of Camp
June 14, 2018
Dinner, 5:30 p.m. – Program and Dance, 7:00 p.m.

We are doing something a little different this year. We are opening up our Thursday night dance party to the public. You can come for dinner and the party or just the party. There are limited spaces so sign up now.  The checks must be received by June 3, 2018.  Here is attachment file below.

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Be a star and help camp continue for another 20 years

Be a STAR for DB camp

The DeafBlind Camp of Maryland, Inc. is celebrating twenty years of service to the DeafBlind Community. Stars will be listed on our website, www.deafblindcampofmd.org and will be featured at our events throughout the year.

Here are two attachement files below.

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Special Shirt Order

Get your one-of-a kind celebration Tri-Blend Baseball Raglan shirt.  Order by May 14  directly from Custom Ink at https://www.customink.com/fundraising/20-years-and-counting.

 

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Picture of T-shirt with "DeafBlind Camp of Maryland" back

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Condolences may be sent to her family at:

Ray Dix
911 Regina Drive
Baltimore, MD 21227

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Sad news to share!

It is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing of a great woman. Long time friend, mentor, and Board memeber Toby Witte-Dix. Toby passed away on April 28, 2018 after fighting a serious illness. Toby was a wonderful friend to many and a central part of Deafblind Camp. Please continue to pray for peace for her family. Service details will be posted as soon as we get them.

Latest Update:

Services for Toby

HUBBARD FUNERAL HOME, INC.,
4107 Wilkens Avenue,
Baltimore, MD 21229.

The family will receive guests on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 1st and 2nd from 2-4 and 6-8 PM. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, May 3rd at 10:00 AM in Christ Deaf United Methodist Church, 1040 Beechfield Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21229. Interment to follow at Loudon Park Cemetery.

A repast will follow back at Christ Deaf Church.

Toby Wittie-Dix

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Please keep her in your thoughts and  prayers!

Our dear friend and camp treasurer, Toby With-Dix, is battling a serious illness.  Please keep her in your thoughts and prayers.

Cards and good wishing may be sent to:

Toby Witte-Dix
DB Camp
1040 S.Beechfield Ave
Baltimore, MD 21229

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