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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, Illinois

Event Type

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