Registration Open for 2024 Beacon Lodge Camp and Bus Transportation

Registration for the 2024 Pennsylvania Lions Beacon Lodge summer camp has opened and Sights for Hope clients also can reserve transportation.

Interested clients should ask their caseworkers about registering for this year’s program – which takes place from July 13-23.

Clients also can reserve spaces on a two-way transport bus – provided by Lions clubs in the greater Philadelphia area – with a $80 payment to the Springfield Lions Club. The check should be mailed by July 6 to John Anderson at 1829 East Madison St., Philadelphia, PA 19134.

Beacon Lodge is located on 583 wooded acres along the Juniata River in Mount Union, PA. Established in 1948 as a summer camp for Pennsylvania residents with visual impairments, it has become favorite retreat for people with various impairments, conference center, educational facility, and site for group events. Its summer programs for people with vision impairments include canoeing, fishing, hiking, swimming, shooting a bows and arrows and rifles, arts and crafts, rock wall climbing, zip line riding, basketball, and field trips.

Image: The Beacon Lodge property and Sights for Hope clients participating in outdoor activities