Texas Lions Camp is a residential camping facility for children with physical disabilities, type 1 diabetes and cancer. The Camp is located on over 500 acres in the beautiful Texas Hill Country, and is designed to introduce the "Can Do" philosophy to children dealing with special medical conditions.
Children with special needs from all over the State of Texas are invited to attend one of 9 weeks, which we hope will become one of their life-long childhood memories. A week designed for fun, exploration and challenge.
The primary purpose of the Camp is to provide, without charge, a camp for
physically disabled, hearing/vision impaired, and diabetic children from the
State of Texas, regardless of race, religion, or national origin. Our goal is to provide an atmosphere wherein campers will learn the "Can Do"
philosophy and be allowed to achieve maximum personal growth and
The Texas Lions Camp is recognized as a non-profit corporation, under
section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Service Code. The Camp is
accredited by the American Camping Association, and is licensed by the Texas
Department of Health.
The Texas Lions Camp was
chartered in 1949 in response to the terrible polio epidemic that forever
changed the lives of so many Texas children. Since that time, the Texas
Lions Camp has dynamically changed to include children who have all manner
and types of physical disabilities, diabetes and cancer. Today, we are
serving more children than at anyother time in our history. Over 1,500
children per summer attend Texas Lions Camp.