Camp Little Giant

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Pontoon boat ride
Horseback riding
Friends gazebo
Fishing
Circle up

Camp Little Giant offer participants an eye-opening view of their own capabilities and the belief that they can increase their confidence and independence. CLG is located on the shores of Little Grassy Lake, near the Shawnee National Forest, with access to an outdoor playground full of adventure!  Our philosophy is to allow campers to develop a "can do" attitude. Our focus is for the camper to be an independent as possible while still following routines and providing necessary assistance.

Camp Little Giant offers the opportunity for people with mental, physical, or cognitive disabilities to get in touch with nature in a safe yet exciting manner. Campers leave this camp with grins on their faces and heads full of wonderful memories.

To see a full description of our facilities and activities, click HERE.

For more information about Touch of Nature’s Therapeutic Recreation Program, contact Vicki Lang-Mendenhall at vickil@siu.edu or call 618/453-1121.  

          2018 CAMP OLYMPIA  

Camp Olympia campers and counselors

Camp Olympia is for adults 21 and up with high care needs, low mobility or using a wheelchair.

CAMP OLYMPIA I - June 10-15
CAMP OLYMPIA II - June 10-22

Registration for Camp Little Giant is forthcoming.  

          2018 CAMP TRADITIONS 

Camp Traditions Kristi and Erin

Camp Traditions is for adults 21 and up with physical, cognitive and developmental disabilities.  

CAMP TRADITIONS II - June 19-29
CAMP TRADITIONS III - June 24-29
CAMP TRADITIONS IV - July 8-13

Registration for Camp Little Giant is forthcoming.

          2018 CAMP SHAWNEE 

Camp Shawnee Billy

Camp Shawnee is for youth ages 8-21 with physical, cognitive or developmental disabilities.

CAMP SHAWNEE I - July 15-20
CAMP SHAWNEE II - July 15-27
CAMP SHAWNEE III - July 22-27

Registration for Camp Little Giant is forthcoming.   

               2018 DYNA CAMP

Dyna Camp horseback riding

Dyna Camp is for youth ages 8-19 with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and attention deficit disorder (ADD).

DYNA CAMP - July 29-Aug. 4
Registration for Camp Little Giant is forthcoming.