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Special Camps Overnight Camp in Oregon, Ill.


Sunday, June 18, 2023    
All Day


White Pines Ranch
3581 W Pines Rd, Oregon, IL, 61061

Event Type

Overnight camp opportunities for children and adults with intellectual disabilities ages 8 and older

Special Camps is an overnight, all-volunteer-run camp for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.

While families and caregivers get a week-long respite, trained staff and 24-hour nursing provide a safe place for campers to explore new opportunities encouraging independence, self-esteem and friendships.

Special Camps 2023 overnight sessions will be held on:

  • June 4 – 9 for adult campers ages 23 and up
  • June 11 – 16 for campers ages 8 to 22
  • June 18 – 23 for adult campers ages 23 and up

Special Camps takes place at White Pines Ranch in Oregon, Ill. Dorm rooms are carpeted, air-conditioned and have attached bathrooms.

Alongside a teen volunteer and trained adult supervisors, campers will enjoy activities including:

  • Swimming, archery and outdoor sports
  • Horseback riding and grooming
  • Arts and crafts
  • Hayrides, campfire songs and s’mores

See the Special Camps flyer for more details.

The cost is $350 per camper. Scholarships may be available.

See the Special Camps information and application forms for registration information.

For more details, please contact Colleen McDonald at (630) 690-0944 or