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Camp Chris

Camp Chris Williams 2016 is a week-long camp for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Youth, ages 11-17, August 7-13, 2016.

NEW this year: Campers can be from surrounding Great Lake States, and not limited to Michigan residents. Partnering with National Technical Institute for the Deaf/Rochester Institute of Technology. (NTID/RIT)

Camp Chris Williams 2016 is promoting a way to Explore Health Care Careers. Campers will learn about all kinds of Health Occupations: There will be an opportunity to meet or learn about REAL Deaf or Hard of Hearing: Doctors, Nurses, Veterinarians, Medical & Veterinary Technicians, Nutritionist, Nurses Aids, Medical office managers, Radiologists, Medical Researchers, Psychologists and More! Learn about the many assistive technologies available that they use to succeed in their careers.

$400 fee registration, until May 1st, or camp fills up. $450 Late Registration after May 1, 2016, if space permits.

Registration IS on-line ONLY. A nominal deposit is required at the time of registration, and payment plans are available. All fees must be paid by July 15, 2016. If you are seeking a scholarship, make sure they know this date. They may pay the balance direct to the Coalition. Email for more information.

D/HH Children ages 11-17

Please click here to view the Camp Chris Williams flyer.

Location: at Camp Tuhsmeheta (Camp T) in 10500 Lincoln Lake Rd. NE, Greenville, MI 48838

Dates of Camp: August 7- August 13, 2016

  • Check in: 3 PM August 7, 2016
  • Check out: 10 AM August 13, 2016

Camper Application is online. Parents will need to set up an account. Log in is your email address. Please use a password that you can remember. This account will be good for proceding camp years. Just log-in and update the information you already provided.
Camper registration:

For questions about Camp Chris:

Staff application Deadline: May 1, 2016

Staff apps:

All Staff report 10 AM August 13, 2015 for Mandatory Orientation.

Scholarhips: Families needing financial assistance. Check with local service Clubs, (Camp Chris & Camp T where started by Lions Clubs, so we suggest you start there.) The vast majority of campers receive scholarships from their local Lions clubs. :-) To sign up, you may pay a deposit to hold your spot, $50-$100. It may be easier for families to receive scholarships if the funders know they are paying for part of the cost.

Lions Club Locator can help:

Other local community service clubs that have also scholarshiped campers in the past:

Parents are responsible for transportation to and from camp. If assistance is required, please let whomever is sponsoring your child know right away. They may be able to help!

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