Camp Lions for the Blind and Deaf – Session I in Northern Illinois
Sunday, June 24, 2018, All Day
Camp Henry Horner, 26710 W. Nippersink Rd., Ingleside
Fun activities for ages 7 to 17.
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.
The first session is scheduled for June 24-30 at Camp Henry Horner.
Campers can take advantage of Wooster Lake for swimming, paddleboat’s, fishing, canoeing and a beach party. Camp Lions Henry Horner also offers walking trails, challenging teams sports games, high rope courses, rock wall climbs, zip line, arts and crafts, a swimming pool, campfires and S’ mores.
To be eligible to attend Camp Lions a camper must:
- Blind/Partially sighted: have a visual acuity of 20/70 after best correction; or be legally blind;and/or be a person who is:
- 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
- Be between the ages of 7 to 17 years old
- Be independent in all personal care without assistance
- Be independently mobile on campgrounds
For more information and to register, visit https://lionsofillinoisfoundation.org/camp-lions.html.