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Camp Roehr (Ruling Over Epilepsy Helps Realize Dreams) in Potosi, Mo.


Saturday, June 1, 2024    
All Day


YMCA Trout Lodge and Camp Lakewood
13528 State Hwy AA, Potosi, Missourri, 63664

Event Type

An overnight camp opportunity for children and teenagers ages 6 to 17 with epilepsy

The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Southern Illinois (EFGSI) is hosting Camp Roehr at YMCA Trout Lodge and Camp Lakewood in Potosi, Mo., from June 1 to 7.

Camp Roehr is for children and youth ages 6 to 17 with a primary diagnosis of epilepsy. Campers will enjoy making new friends, discovering their strengths, and participating in activities including:

  • Swimming, archery and team sports
  • Arts and crafts
  • Hiking and wildlife exploration
  • Dancing
  • Epilepsy education and more

Caring, qualified counselors and medical support personnel are on-site to provide a safe, supportive environment.

Campers must be able to:

  • Care for their own basic needs
  • Follow directions and participate in regular camp activities
  • Be emotionally and behaviorally ready for an overnight camp experience

See the Camp Roehr flyer for more details.

Camp Tuition is $500. Scholarships are available.

Register online for Camp Roehr.  Space is limited. You must complete and return application packets by May 4.

For questions or help with your application, call EFGSI at (618) 236-2181 or (866) 848-0472.