Donations and Camperships

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Touch of Nature Environmental Center serves the students at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, the southern Illinois region and the nation as an outdoor laboratory for experiential learning and as a field site for research. These services are provided through therapeutic recreation, environmental education and adventure education programs that provide personal and interpersonal growth experiences.

A payroll deduction plan is a great giving option. Donating a small amount each payroll can work for every budget and adds up to make a significant impact. If your company or organization would like information about how to include Touch of Nature as a payroll deduction option for your employees, please contact Paul Melzer at 618-453-4268. SIU employees may use the payroll deduction form.

Consider a Campership

What better way to show your support than sending a camper on the adventure of a lifetime.  Camp Little Giant offers participants an eye-opening view of their own capabilities and the belief that they can increase their confidence and independence.  Our EdVenture Camps offer a traditional camp experience, along with learning about the world around them.  

Please give what you can knowing your contribution makes a difference.  Thank you for being an important part of the unique, life-enriching programs at Touch of Nature Environmental Center!

General Support

$

Environmental Education Program

$

Therapeutic Recreation Program

$

$

Underway Adventures/Veteran Adventures Programs

$


$ Total

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