The National Federation of the Blind Engineering Quotient program (NFB EQ) is a weeklong summer engineering program for blind and low-vision teens from around the United States. NFB EQ is jam-packed with fun and learning. Participants spend each day engaged in activities designed to strengthen their knowledge of engineering as well as their problem solving abilities. In the evenings, participants explore the local community and participate in various recreational activities. Throughout the week, participants will forge new friendships while increasing their engineering knowledge, problem solving abilities, self-confidence, and independence. Blind and low-vision teens who are ready to learn new things, meet new people, and have an adventure this summer are encouraged to apply.
NFB EQ 2019 Specs
Who: 30 blind and low-vision teens currently enrolled in grades 9-12 in the United States
What: A weeklong summer engineering program for blind and low-vision teens
When: NFB EQ 2019 will take place from June 16 through June 22.
Where: Baltimore, Maryland
Why: To meet new people, learn new things, and have an exciting adventure!
How: The NFB EQ 2019 application will open in January of 2019.