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Your Support Helps Serves Our Mission

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 recreation therapy, environmental education and adventure education programs that provide personal and interpersonal growth experiences. 

Below are some ways you can help support this jewel of SIU.  



Sometimes a family can't afford the costs of some of our camps.  By choosing a campership, you can help send a camper on the adventure of a lifetime.  

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Payroll Deductions

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.  

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Veteran Adventures 

Veteran Adventures is a program designed to help ease the transition from military life to civilian life for veterans and current military personnel by offering expeditions and events free of charge. 

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