Alabama

The NFB BELL Academy will offer two locations in Alabama this year.

Primary Contact

Joy Orton
Phone: 256-483-5727
Email: bell.academy.al@gmail.com

Location #1: Madison

Lamb of God Lutheran Church
11716 County Line Road
Madison, AL 35756

Monday, 06/17/2019 to Friday, 06/28/2019
8:30 am to 3:30 pm

There is a $50 registration fee due by May 15. For late registrations, please add $35 for a total of $85, and contact us to see if there is remaining space. Lunch and snacks will be provided for participants each day. Please let us know of any dietary restrictions. Transportation to Madison and daily transportation to the BELL Academy are not provided. Transportation for participants will be provided for field trips.

Please include the student's name on everything in print and in Braille. Volunteers need to be able to connect items with the person they belong to.

Please plan to bring the following: 

  • Closed toe shoes such as tennis shoes, not flip flops
  • Long pants as well as shorts (our air conditioning can be fierce!)
  • Jacket or sweater
  • Raincoat
  • Backpack
  • Glasses case
  • Reusable water bottle
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat 
  • Sunglasses

To register for this location, please visit the national NFB BELL Academy page

Program Coordinator: Joy Orton
Phone: 256-483-5727
Email: bell.academy.al@gmail.com

Location #2: Mobile

The Bright Spot
2501 East Interstate 65 Service Road North
Prichard, AL 36617

Monday, 06/03/2019 to Friday, 06/14/2019
9:00 am to 3:30 pm

There is a $50.00 registration fee. Lunch and snacks will be provided for participants each day. Please let us know of any dietary restrictions. Transportation is not provided.

This program is held weekdays only.

To register for this location, please visit the national NFB BELL Academy page

Program Coordinator: Tamika Williams
Phone: 251-605-7882
Email: tnw602@jagmail.southalabama.edu