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Therapeutic Recreation and Camp Little Giant - Creating memories and smiles since 1952.
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Camps and Retreats.  Enroll now for summer camps.  

Eclipse On August 21, 2017, Southern Illinois will become the eclipse crossroads of America.  SIU's Touch of Nature is right in its path as well and we offer all sorts of unique opportunities to experience it in our pristine natural setting. 

Find out more information regarding lodging and eclipse-related activities on our 2017 Eclipse Page.  


Have you heard?  Touch of Nature is bringing brand-new mountain biking opportunities to Southern Illinois.  Visit our Trails page for more details, but before you do that, help us raise some money through our SalukiFunder

Experience a week of adventure, become an experienced paddler, work on your leadership skills or learn about the oldest pre-Columbian civilization in North America. Chose any of our four EdVenture overnight camps and receive $50 off until March 31.  Convenient payment plans are also available on all of our summer camps. 

We’d like to thank out two new community partners River Radio of Southern Illinois and Southern Illinois Healthcare for helping to sponsor some of annual events and camps.  

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