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Adventure Education - Rock climbing, team building, zip lining and more.

Summer Camps Season at Touch of Nature

Summer Camps has been a tradition at Touch of Nature since the 50s when Dr. William Freeberg created one of the first camps of its kind for adults and children with disabilities. That camp is now called Camp Little Giant, and it offers an authentic camping experience for adults and children with various disabilities and abilities. Find out about and register for Camp Little Giant here.

Our EdVenture Camps offer a variety of exciting, educational and adventurous summer camps experiences for ages 7-15. Multi-camp and multi-camper discounts are available. Find out about and register for EdVenture Camps here.

Have a look at our summer camps brochure and sign up your camper for a summer to remember. 


Veteran Adventures Sporting Clays Event


Sportsmen and women will have the opportunity to shoot 100 clay targets, the cost of which is covered by Veteran Adventures. Transportation from Touch of Nature to Rend Lake Shooting Complex will be provided and will leave at 8:30 a.m. If you want to drive yourself you can meet us at the Rend Lake Shooting Complex (17738 Conservation Ln, Whittington, IL 62897) by 10 a.m.
There are only 12 available spots! Register here.

Fish U Youth Camp

Young camper paddling a kayak into the lake

On August 6 - 10, enjoy an interactive fishing camp for campers ages 12-18
Participants will explore themes like aquaculture and electro-fishing while having fun zip-lining, swimming and visiting the US Fish and Wildlife Services. The week concludes with a friendly fishing tournament and fish fry. Families welcome!
Register for the Day Camp here.
Or try the Overnight Camp here.


Camp B.E.T.A.

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Registration for Camp B.E.T.A. is now open! Camp B.E.T.A. is an overnight camp for children ages 9 - 15 with type 1 diabetes. The camp is FREE to anyone who meets this criteria! 
Click here for more information about Camp B.E.T.A. 


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