The Louisiana Association for the Blind (LAB) partnered with Sci-Port: Louisiana’s Science Center to host a camp for children with visual impairment in the Caddo-Bossier area.
The week long Crime Busters CSI camp is a step by step approach for staging a mystery that the campers solve using science lab skills. Campers collected and analyzed clues, using scientific methodology to solve “The Mystery of the Missing Mascot.”
The Crime Busters CSI camp gave children educational and interactive opportunities, leading to increased confidence and personal perception.
“We are so proud and privileged to have a fantastic place like Sci-Port in our city. They graciously provided a unique opportunity for our visually impaired children to learn while having fun. Through our partnership with Sci-Port, this was the best summer camp LAB has ever hosted, and one that our campers will long remember,” said LAB President & CEO Shelly Taylor.
Sci-Port President/CEO Ann S. Fumarolo adds, “We always say that Sci-Port is for everybody in our community. Partnering with LAB is just another example of that. It was a pleasure to have their children at camp, and I hope to see more Sci-Port/LAB collaborations in the future.”
Sci-port Activities are cross-curricular and include STEAM, focusing on Science, Computer Science, Technology, English, Art, Math and Social Studies.