Maryland

The NFB BELL Academy will offer three locations in Maryland this year.

Primary Contact

Melissa Riccobono 
Phone: 443-708-3663 
Email: MelissaARiccobono@gmail.com 

Location #1: Baltimore

National Federation of the Blind
200 East Wells St. 
Baltimore, MD 21230

Monday, 07/29/2019 Friday, 08/09/2019 
9:00 am to 4:00 pm

If registration is received before June 25, the cost is $175. If received after June 25, the cost is $200. Sibling discounts, payment plans, discounted registration, and program scholarships are available upon request. The National Federation of the Blind of Maryland wants all children who can benefit from this program to be able to attend regardless of ability to pay. Please contact Melissa Riccobono at 443-708-3663 in order to discuss any financial concerns. Lunch will be provided daily. The National Federation of the Blind of Maryland may be able to provide transportation to and from the program on a case by case basis. As soon as you are aware of a transportation need, please contact Melissa Riccobono at 443-708-3663 to see if arrangements can be made.

Please bring print copies of all completed and signed permission forms to the first day of the program. Please send check or money order (made out to NFBMD) for registration payment to Melissa Riccobono; 1720 South Charles St.; Baltimore, MD 21230. Thank you. Before and after care for the Baltimore program may be available. For more information, contact Melissa Riccobono at 443-708-3663.

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

Program Coordinator: Melissa Riccobono 
Phone: 443-708-3663 
Email: MelissaARiccobono@gmail.com 

Location #2: Glendale

Reid Temple Christian Academy
11400 Glenn Dale Blvd. 
Glendale, MD 20769 

Monday, 07/29/2019 to Friday, 08/09/2019 
9:00 am to 3:00 pm 

If registration is received before June 25, the cost is $175. If received after June 25, the cost is $200. Sibling discounts, payment plans, discounted registration, and program scholarships are available upon request. The National Federation of the Blind of Maryland wants all children who can benefit from this program to be able to attend regardless of ability to pay. Please contact Melissa Riccobono at 443-708-3663 in order to discuss any financial concerns. Lunch will be provided daily. The National Federation of the Blind of Maryland may be able to provide transportation to and from the program on a case by case basis. As soon as you become aware of a transportation need, contact Judy Rasmussen at 301-946-8345 in order to discuss possible transportation options.

Please bring print copies of all completed and signed permission forms to the first day of the program. Please send check or money order (made out to NFBMD) for registration payment to Melissa Riccobono; 1720 South Charles St.; Baltimore, MD 21230. Thank you.

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

Program Coordinator: Judy Rasmussen 
Phone: 301-946-8345 
Email: judyras@sprynet.com 

Location #3: Salisbury

Blind Industries and Services of Maryland
2240 Northwood Dr. 
Salisbury, MD 21801 

Monday, 07/22/2019 to Friday, 08/02/2019 
9:00 am to 3:00 pm 

If registration is received before June 25, the cost is $175. If received after June 25, the cost is $200. Sibling discounts, payment plans, discounted registration, and program scholarships are available upon request. The National Federation of the Blind of Maryland wants all children who can benefit from this program to be able to attend regardless of ability to pay. Please contact Melissa Riccobono at 443-708-3663 in order to discuss any financial concerns. Lunch will be provided daily. The National Federation of the Blind of Maryland may be able to provide transportation to and from the program on a case by case basis. As soon as you become aware of a transportation need, please contact Amy Crouse at 410-749-1366 to discuss transportation options.

Please bring print copies of all completed and signed permission forms to the first day of the program. Please send check or money order (made out to NFBMD) for registration payment to Melissa Riccobono; 1720 South Charles St.; Baltimore, MD 21230. Thank you.

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

Program Coordinator: Amy Crouse 
Phone: 410-749-1366 
Email: acrouse@bism.org