Upcoming Events

2019-2020 Activities, Trainings, & Meeting Dates
Please click on the above link to view all SNRP activities for the 2019-2020 school year. Click on individual links below to view/print flyers and registration forms for the specific upcoming activities.

Family Weekend to Sign Camp
Dates: October 5-6, 2019
For: Ages birth-grade 12 & family members
Registration: Closed

Gamers’ Ball: NRP Statewide Dance & Transition Event
Dates: October 11-12, 2019
Grades: 7-12+
Registration: Closed

Moms Night Inn – Norfolk
Moms Night Inn – Lincoln Save the Date!
Dates: November 2-3, 2019 (Norfolk) or February 8-9, 2020 (Lincoln)
Click here to register for the Norfolk Moms Night Inn event
Click here to register for the Lincoln Moms Night Inn event

Parent Workshop with Presenter Sheena McFeely
Date: November 3, 2019
Time: 1:00-2:15 pm
For: Parents of children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
Registration Deadline: October 18th
Click here to register online for the Parent Workshop

Professional Workshop with Presenter Sheena McFeely
Date: November 3, 2019
Time: 1:00-4:00 pm
Registration Deadline: October 18th
For: Professionals working with students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
Click here to register online for the Professional Workshop

Storytelling Festival
Date: November 4, 2019
Grades: K-6
Registration Deadline: October 18th
Click here to register online for the Storytelling Festival

Signing Exact English (SEE) Skillshop
Dates: December 6-8, 2019
For: Teachers, speech-language pathologists, paraprofessionals, and parents of children who are Deaf/HH
Registration Deadline: November 14, 2019
Click here to register online for the SEE Skillshop

ASTra Training: Advocacy Support Training
Dates: January 17, 2020 (Omaha) or January 18, 2020 (Lincoln)

Other Community Related Events:

Fire Safety Events with Hands & Voices and Guide By Your Side
For: Families with children who are Deaf/HH ages 0-21
Dates: October 5, 12, 19, 20, 26 (see flyer for locations)

Interpreted Performances at the Rose Theater (all shows are at 2:00 pm)

  • October 5th – The Cat in the Hat
  • November 2nd – Ella Enchanted
  • December 14th – Elf: The Musical
  • February 8th – Howie D: Back in the Day
  • March 7th – Anne Frank
  • April 4th – Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed
  • May 2nd – Corduroy
  • June 13th – The Sound of Music

Iowa School for the Deaf Homecoming Festivities
Dates: The evening of Thursday, October 17th through Sunday morning, October 20th
For: High schools students who are Deaf/HH in Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota
Information: Transportation to and from select spots in Nebraska and Iowa will be provided as well as food and lodging throughout the stay. Sign proficiency is not a requirement or expectation as voice interpreters will be provided as needed. For further information, please contact Lindsey Jenkins, HS secretary at 712- 366-3237 or email ljenkins@iowaschoolforthedeaf.org.
Click here to register online for the ISD Homecoming Weekend

Nebraska Hands & Voices Fall Bash
Date: October 20, 2019
Time: 12:00-4:00 pm
Location: Chalco Hills Recreation Area

NCDHH Interpreter Workshops with Presenter Sabrina Smith
Dates: November 22-23, 2019
Location: Omaha

Roots & Wings Family Workshop
Dates: February 29-March 1, 2020

2020 Summer Youth Camps at Gallaudet University
Session 1 Dates:
June 20-27, 2020
Session 2 Dates: June 28-July 5, 2020
Registration Deadline: May 1, 2020
Camp Opportunities:

  • Bison Brainiacs: Designed for deaf and hard of hearing students entering Grades 9-12 who want to explore science and technology during the camp. A grant from the Northrup Grumann Foundation has made it possible for us to grant full scholarships to campers for this camp only.
  • Discover Your Future: Designed for deaf and hard of hearing students entering Grades 10-12 who want to learn more about themselves, their skills, and potential careers. Students will also explore what vibrant Washington, D.C. has to offer.
  • Immerse into ASL: A great opportunity for deaf and hard of hearing students entering Grades 10-12 to expand their American Sign Language (ASL) skills and learn more about Deaf culture and history. Beginner and Intermediate course levels are offered.
  • Deaf Youth Pride: A camp for deaf and hard of hearing students entering Grades 9-12 who identify as a part of the LGBTQIA+ community and want to learn new skills to become an advocate for themselves and others.
  • Got Skills? (Middle School Leadership and Sports camp): A design-your-own camp for deaf and hard of hearing students entering Grades 7-9 who want to enhance their team building, leadership, and sports skills.