Educational summer camp offered for deaf and hard-of-hearing high school students

Hundreds of college-bound students from across the country attend each year

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Students at the 2015 RIT/NTID Explore Your Future got a taste of a number of careers.

The Explore Your Future program at Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf offers deaf and hard-of-hearing college-bound high school students who will begin their junior or senior year in fall of 2016 a unique opportunity to experience life on a college campus, explore their interests and sample various careers. This six-day summer career-exploration program provides students with hands-on activities related to careers in art, business, computers, engineering, health science, science and more.

Explore Your Future sessions for summer 2016 run July 9–14 and July 16–21. On the final day of each session, parents attend a workshop that helps them prepare their student for life after high school.

Students can apply online at For more information, call

585-475-6700, 585-743-1366 (videophone) or email The application deadline is June 30.