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2023 Camp Lions of Illinois – Youth Week in Southern Illinois


Sunday, July 30, 2023    
All Day


Camp Du Bois Center
2651 Quarry Road, Du Bois, IL

Event Type

Free summer camp for youth ages 7 to 17 with vision or hearing loss

Join Camp Lions of Illinois for “Youth Week” on July 30 to Aug. 5. Check-in is Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. Check-out is Saturday from 9 to 11 a.m.

The camp is at Camp DuBois Center, 2651 Quarry Road, in Du Bois.

Camp Lions provides eligible youth with vision and/or hearing loss a camping experience filled with fun, challenging activities and an opportunity to make new friends with peers of similar abilities.

Camp activities will focus on building campers’ self-confidence, independence, leadership and creativity. Campers will enjoy:

  • Swimming and water sports
  • Fishing
  • Ga-ga ball, beeper and baseball
  • Archery
  • Arts and crafts
  • Described/captioned movies
  • Trail riding

Cabins have showers and washrooms in the same building.

Find the 2023 Youth Camper application online.  The deadline to apply is May 15. All applications are subject to approval.

Get more details on all Camp Lions of Illinois adult and youth camps.

You may also contact Camp Lions at (815) 756-5633 or (TTY) (815) 748-9088 or visit the Camp Lions Facebook page.