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Camp Lions “Deaf Week” in Central Illinois


Sunday, July 17, 2022    
All Day


East Bay Camp
24248 Ron Smith Memorial Highway, Hudson, IL

Event Type

Fun camp experience for deaf and hard-of-hearing youth.

Camp Lions’ mission is for the overall growth of the individual camper in self-confidence, knowledge, independence, leadership and creativity through a recreational experience geared to individual abilities, from the beginning camper to the returning veteran.

Camp Lions “Deaf Week” is scheduled for July 17 to 23 at East Bay Camp, 24248 Ron Smith Memorial Highway, in Hudson.

Campers will check in on July 17 from 2 to 4 p.m. Check-out will be on July 23 from 9 to 11 a.m.

Located on the northeast end of Lake Bloomington, this site offers canoeing, pontoon boat rides, archery, team challenge courses, nature crafts, cookouts around the fire and more.

To be eligible to attend Camp Lions, a camper must be:

  • Deaf/hard of hearing: have an auditory loss that required daily use of sign language, lipreading, and/or daily use of a hearing aid or cochlear implant
  • Between the ages of 7 to 17 years old
  • Independent in all personal care without assistance
  • Independently mobile on campgrounds

Visit the Camp Lions website for more information and to register. Camp is free for eligible youth.