Extracurricular Activities

A smiling girl and her mother ride a three-wheeled bike
July 14, 2015
Adapted bikes, family fun and sunshine were on the agenda at Perkins School for the Blind’s Adventure Day in July.
Students touch a ball of play-doh.
June 2, 2015
Astrophysicists lead Perkins students in hands-on exploration of our solar system and the vastness of space.
Teaching assistant and teen high fiving
May 29, 2015
Camp Abilities and other Outreach Short Courses help kids who are blind build their skills and confidence – and have fun doing it.
Three people holding Perkins sign at marathon
April 22, 2015
Five extraordinary people ran the Boston Marathon to raise money for Perkins and blindness education
A young boy listens to music on headphones
March 27, 2015
From trampolines to mystery aromas, kids who are blind and their parents enjoy sensory integration activities.
A mountain, a ski lift and skiers
March 17, 2015
Skiers from Perkins’ Outreach Short Courses enjoyed this year’s adaptive ski festival hosted at Sugarloaf Mountain in Maine.
Student watches small, wheeled robot move across the floor.
January 12, 2015
Public school students with visual impairments relish hands-on opportunity to learn the science behind robotics.
Two students singing.
December 16, 2014
Perkins’ lauded annual performance is the culmination of months of hard work.
a collection of accessible holiday activities for children who are blind
November 26, 2014
Who doesn't love the holidays? It's a time for good food and family get togethers, holiday parties and home-made gift making.
A student uses a mobile device to play accessible games.
November 21, 2014
Mobile games designed specifically for the blind community are hitting the App Store and gaining traction at Perkins.

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