August 14, 2015

Touch of Nature offers fall Traditions Respite Camp

by Christi Mathis

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Camp Little Giant is so popular that Touch of Nature Environmental Center is offering a fall Traditions Respite Camp 2015 that will be quite similar. 

Adults ages 18 or older with physical, cognitive or developmental disabilities can enjoy a long weekend filled with camping activities Sept. 18-20. Campers will participate in boating and beachfront activities, a hayride, games, sports, arts and crafts, dancing, a campfire and other events. The cost is $190. 

The deadline to register is Sept. 11. Sign up online at or by calling 618/453-1121. For more information, call the camp or email Vicky Lang-Mendenhall at