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"The mission of the Epilepsy Foundation is to lead the fight to overcome the challenges of living with epilepsy and to accelerate therapies to stop seizures, find cures, and save lives."

 

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A Residential Camp for Children and Teenagers with Epilepsy


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Epilepsy Foundation Camp Roehr 2019

Camp Roehr took place from June 9th through June 15th and was held at YMCA Trout Lodge in Potosi Missouri. Camp Roehr is a seven day long residential camp for children and teens with epilepsy. This year there were 52 individuals in attendance. Camp Roehr provided campers with a variety of activities that included swimming, arts and crafts, tye dying, kite making, Biking, Volley Ball, ping pong, miniature golf, zip lining, Archery, Rifle Marksmanship, camp fires with songs and s’mores, a D.J. Dance party, horseback riding and many other fun activities.

 

 

A Special Thanks to all who contributed to Camp Roehr 2019!

YMCA Trout Lodge and Camp Lakewood-Illinois Deparment of Human Services-Boeing-St. Clair County Mental Health Board-Madison County Mental health Board-Junior Service Club-Delta Theta Tau/Gamma Chi Chapter-Gateway Grizzlies-Don’s Hardware-The Soffer-Kanefield Family-Curt Smith Sporting Goods-WalMart-Dr. Michael Smith, DMD-Dr. Max Benzaquen, MD-Nurses (Jeanne Burke and Laura Hamilton)- and all the wonderful Camp Counselors!

*To enjoy the Camp Roehr 2019 video Click Here

Camp Roehr is an annual event filled with new adventures each year!  Applications will be available in January 2020. Space is limited so apply early to reserve your fun filled week at Camp Roehr.

For more information, please contact Janet Shearrer at (618) 236-2181, ext. 114 or email janets@epilepsygsil.org

 

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