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Camp Lions Session III “Deaf Week” in Central Illinois

Date/Time
Sunday, July 15, 2018, All Day

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

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.

The third session is “Deaf Week” and is scheduled for July 15-21 at East Bay Camp. 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, a dance and more. The camp features a beach party and camp talent show.

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.