In addition to meeting new
friends, campers will have the opportunity to interact with special
guests and experience new activities.
While this is an overnight
camp, campers have the option of attending days only.
Campers are matched with volunteer buddies. A registered nurse
will be on staff 24 hours a day to care for specific needs.
UCP Recreational Camp is unique in that it is the only camp of
its kind in central Illinois catering to the needs of children with
disabilities, especially those who are medically fragile or need
physical assistance. Last year, 50 children attended the UCP Recreational Camp.
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Camps are funded, in part, by United Way and Cachet Club of
For more information about this or day camps, or to register a
camper, contact Aimee Gray, (217) 525-6522.
Palsy Land of Lincoln news release]