A group trekking during EHC session. EHC 70th year anniversary logo on the side of the image.
A group trekking during EHC session. EHC 70th year anniversary logo on the side of the image. Photo by Sarika Dagar

Enchanted Hills Camp Sessions

Enchanted Hills Camp Goes Virtual!

Fall Virtual Campfire Series
Hello to one and all in the EHC family. We have missed you all very much and in order to check in with everyone we have decided to bring back the Virtual Campfires series for the Fall. Please join us on the first Saturday of October, November and December, from 7:00-9:00 pm for our Virtual Campfire series. Camp Director, Tony Fletcher will serve as your host and hopes you will be able join us. The campfires are designed for all ages and will focus on camp updates, music, laughter and fun. We’re still going to use Zoom and the RSVP process will be the same as it was throughout the summer. So, if you are interested in attending the first Fall Virtual Campfire coming up this Saturday, October 3rd, please reply to this email and I’ll send you the necessary information.

Fall Virtual Campfire Series Schedule:
Saturday, October 3rd, 2020 7:00-9:00pm
Saturday, November 7th, 2020 7:00-9:00pm
Saturday, December 5th, 2020 7:00-9:00pm

EHC Alumni Holiday Show live on LightHouse Facebook Page
Friday, December 11 – 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

LightHouse and EHC Youth Program Council
At the LightHouse we take great pride in having a strong community filled with many wonderful students. With this wonderful group of students comes great ideas and a diverse perspective that we hope to learn from. To help learn more and ensure LightHouse and EHC provides programs that youth both want and need, we have formed the LightHouse and EHC Youth Program Council. This council will consist of a group of 10 young leaders that are blind or have low vision that wishes to give back to future students, gain leadership experience and strengthen their resume. Below in you will find more information about what it means to be a council member and how to get involved.

What are the benefits of serving as a member of the LightHouse and EHC Youth Program Council?
– Volunteer hours for your resume or graduation requirements
– Gain deeper connections with the EHC, LightHouse and the blind and low vision community
– LightHouse swag item, such as a LightHouse or EHC shirt for each year of service completed

What we are asking of the members of the LightHouse and EHC Youth Program Council?
– Participate in the regular meetings of LightHouse and EHC Youth Program Council.
– Support LightHouse and EHC youth programs by volunteering time during some of the programs hosted by LightHouse and EHC in some sort of leadership capacity.
– Help promote LightHouse youth programs and activities within your networks.
– Provide feedback and insight into ways past and current program options can be improved.
– Share new program ideas or activities that other youth might enjoy or benefit from.

How do I apply to be a member of the LightHouse and EHC Youth Program Council?
1. You must meet the following qualifications:
a) youth between the ages of 16 and 24
b) blind or low vision
c) participant of a LightHouse or EHC program within the last year

2. To apply please send an email with the following items to youth@lighthouse-sf.org:
a) A statement of interest and intent in why you wish to be a member of the Lighthouse and EHC Youth Program Council.
b) Contact information for one of the following references:

i) Teacher
ii) TVI or O&M specialist
iii) A current or past LightHouse and EHC program staff or mentor
iv) A current member of LightHouse and EHC Youth Program Council

3. Conduct interview with the LightHouse Youth Team

We look forward to hearing your voice as we work together to shape future programs and encourage your growth as a leader in our community. Please feel free to email us at youth@lighthouse-sf.org if you have any questions about the LightHouse and EHC Youth Program Council.

To join any of the virtual events, contact Alyah Thomas at 415-694-7345 or ehc@lighthouse-sf.org, & she’ll provide you additional information & instructions!

 

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Enchanted Hills Camp is Accredited by the American Camp Association
EHC is Accredited by the American Camp Association

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