This site provides information and resources for students transitioning in all areas and ages of life.

What's Happening in Bryan/College Station?

HYPE Career Expo 2024

Helping Youth Prepare for Employment

February 27, 2024 

8:30 Am - 1:00 PM

Please click on the link HERE to sign up as a school/class to attend the HYPE Career Expo

Area 6 Speical Olympics Spring Games

Give them Roots and Wings

March 7th 2023 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. 

Check- in begins at 5:45 p.m. 

Central Church Grand Room- B105 1991 FM 158 Road College Station 

We provide the following at no cost:

o Dinner

o Childcare (ages 2 & up)

o Youth training (ages 11 & up)

o Sibling support session (ages 7 & up)

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*Must be pre-registered to attend*

Watch Previous Sessions HERE

World Down Syndrome Day Picnic

2024 DSABV Syndrome Day Picnic

Our annual World Down Syndrome Day family Picnic is coming up on March 30 2024. All members and their families are invited for a wonderful day of music, fun, crafts, and fellowship. RSVP to

If you would like to volunteer for the event please follow the link below!

We can't wait to see you there!

5th Annual Run with "A little Extra" 

Trail Run & Walk

DSABV is excited for our 5th Annual Run With A Little Extra! This year's event will take place the morning of March 30, 2024. We will have a 5K 10K, and NEW Half Marathon!

For more race details and to sign up please follow the link below

If you would like to volunteer to help with the race please follow the link

Down Syndrome Association of Brazos Valley

The Lucky 21 Gala

Down Syndrome Association of Brazos Valley

Are you looking for an unforgettable evening? You have come to the right place!

Join us on May 4, 2024 for our Annual Gala, Hilton College Station!

The “LUCKY” 21 Gala represents our individuals in the community with three copies of the 21st chromosome, Down syndrome. It’s also monumental because it’s 21 years that the DSABV has served the community.

Sponsorships available!!

Silent auction, wine pull and live auction and more.

The Vintage Band will be performing.

Doors open at 5 pm

Entertainment starts at 6 pm

Dinner served by our special needs community!

More info at

Down Syndrome Association of Brazos Valley

June 25-27, 2024 from 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join the Blinn College District Division of Health Sciences for a three-day summer camp! Learn about the many types of healthcare careers available for your future and step into the shoes of a healthcare professional. Our faculty and students will mentor you and show you how you can become part of a growing and ever-changing industry.

The camp will take place at Blinn’s state-of-the-art simulation labs at Texas A&M-RELLIS, where you can step into the shoes of a healthcare professional by learning to use a stethoscope, take x-rays, scrub in for surgery, and transport a patient by ambulance All of the activities are designed to increase the knowledge, creativity, and critical-thinking skills that build confidence and inspire students to become part of the ever-changing world of healthcare.

The $75 camp includes three full days at Texas A&M-RELLIS along with other adventures, and snacks and lunch are provided. Please inform us in the application process of any dietary restrictions.


June 2-7, 2024 in San Antonio, Texas

Camp Spark

June 24-28, 2024 Pasadena, TX 

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Camp Ignite

July 15-19, 2024 Rockport, TX

Camp Sign

July 21 - July 26, 2024


Camp SIGN campers are youth between the ages of 8 and 17 who are deaf or hard of hearing.


July 21 – July 26, 2024


Camp CAMP (515 Skyline Drive, Center Point, Texas 78010)


Camp CAMP is nestled in the heart of the beautiful Texas hill country.  Located in Center Point, the 55-acre property is home to CAMP's aquatic center, dining hall, healthcare center, arts & crafts center, nature center, a variety of cabins, and so much more.  Running through the property is the Guadalupe River providing a wealth of outdoor recreation opportunities including canoeing.

Through Texas A&M Agrilife Extension

May 29 - June 30, 2024

The summer of 2024 will be the 52nd year of Summer Horsemanship Schools in Texas! This fun and educational opportunity serves to strengthen the foundation of horsemanship and develop advanced riding skills of youth and adults alike!

Hosting a Summer Horsemanship School is possible for any group including, but not limited to, youth, 4-H, and horse clubs in the state of Texas. These clinics are designed to deliver relevant and helpful information to all levels and ages of horseman. Participants will gain valuable riding and horse management knowledge. You can choose to host either a two-day or three-day clinic. Simply pick your most ideal dates in the month of June and we’ll provide the clinicians to conduct your clinic! With registration, a packet of information will be sent to you in early spring to outline details of hosting a summer horsemanship school.

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Come join UNT for part of the summer as you explore career and education opportunities that align with your interests. Find the right Summer opportunity for you.

Live & Learn

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College Wise

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STEM Career Explorers

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Explore STEM! (Coming Soon)

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Virtual Pre-ETS

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Coach to Communicate Project provides one hour instructional webinar and face-to-face/online individual parent coaching sessions at no cost to parents, caregivers, teachers, and service providers of children with autism spectrum disorder. Participants will be instructed in how to improve the communication skills of their own child. Birth to age 22 with autism spectrum disorder or similar characteristics.