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Camp Lions Youth Week for Children/Youth with Vision and Hearing Impairments in Southern Illinois


Sunday, July 28, 2024    
All Day


Lake Williamson Center
17280 Lakeside Drive, Carlinville, Illinois, 62626

Event Type

Free summer camp for children and youth ages 7 to 17 who are blind, vision impaired, deaf or hard of hearing

Join Camp Lions of Illinois for “Youth Week” on July 28 to Aug. 3. Check-in is Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. Check-out is Saturday from 9 to 11 a.m.

Camp Lions provides eligible youth with vision and/or hearing loss a camping experience filled with fun, challenging activities and an opportunity to make new friends with peers of similar abilities.

Camp activities will focus on building self-confidence, independence and leadership skills.

Campers can enjoy:

  • Swimming and water sports
  • Fishing
  • Ga-ga ball, beeper and baseball
  • Archery
  • Arts and crafts
  • Described/captioned movies
  • Trail riding

See the 2024 Camp Lions flyer.

Register for Camp Lions Deaf/HOH Week online.  The deadline to apply is May 15. All applications are subject to approval.

Visit the Camp Lions website for more details on all Camp Lions of Illinois adult and youth camps.

For questions, please email Camp Lions at or visit the Camp Lions Facebook page.