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PKU Organization of Illinois Family Camp in Lacon


Friday, August 9, 2024    
All Day


Great Oak Retreat Center
1380 County Road North, Lacon, Illinois, 61540

Event Type

Illinois Low Protein Camp for individuals with PKU and inborn errors of metabolism and their families.

Join the Phenylketonuria (PKU) Organization of Illinois for “Family Camp 2024” from Aug. 9 – 11. Check-in is at 5:30 p.m. on Aug. 9. Check-out is at 10 a.m. on Aug. 11.

Spend a weekend at the beautiful Great Oak Retreat Center having fun and making memories with other families with PKU and inborn errors of metabolism (IEM).

Camp will kick off with a potluck dinner. The camp asks everyone is asked to bring their favorite low protein dish to share with the group Friday evening.

Activities throughout the weekend will also include:

  • Swimming
  • Canoeing and paddle boating
  • Arts and crafts
  • Archery
  • A high ropes course and ziplining (for ages 12 and up)
  • Fishing
  • Bonfires

Family Camp is free for IEM campers. Family members are $10 each.

See the PKU Camp flyer for lodging information, a packing list and more details.

Register online for PKU Family Camp. All guests must register by July 19.