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Camp Free To Be – Heart of Illinois Special Recreation Association in Peoria Area


Monday, June 3, 2024    
8:30 am - 3:30 pm


Event Type

A day camp providing friendship and fun for campers ages 5 to 21 with multiple and/or severe disabilities

The Heart of Illinois Special Recreation Association’s (HISRA) Camp Free To Be will take place from June 3 to July 26.  The camp runs Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Camp Free to Be provides exciting activities for eight weeks throughout the summer for campers with multiple and/or severe disabilities. Campers ages 5 to 21 will enjoy making friends and experiencing a variety of fun activities.

The camp pairs hand-picked staff with campers. The camp can accommodate a 1:1 ratio to ensure camper success.

All campers must bring a sack lunch and drink daily.

Camp is $195 each week per camper for residents. The cost is $254 each week per camper for non-residents.

See the 2024 HISRA Camp Guide for camp dates, details and HISRA registration forms and instructions.

Sign up online to register. HISRA also provides instructions on how to register on their website.

You must submit all forms and camper assessments by April 1.

The deadline to register, withdraw or change any camp registration is May 1.

For questions or to get on the waiting list after the registration deadline, please call HISRA at (309) 691-1929.