Sign Language Immersion Program… Arizona … June 30 – July 4 ….

ASL AZ Total Immersion Program

June 30 – July 4, 2018. 

This is a great place for all levels of signers – from beginning to advanced – to learn ASL and Deaf Culture.  You will be immersed into the Deaf world and increase your ASL skills.  For further information, please check the website…..

CLICK HERE for flyer


Family Event in Petersburg, March 24… Register today, space is limited …..

Join IL Hands & Voices, Guide By Your Side at Indian Creek Farmstead for some Easter fun.

12:00 – 2:00

$7 per adult


CLICK HERE to download the flyer

To register OR if you have questions – Contact Deb at:


IL Hands & Voices feature on NCTV17 Spotlight …..

Our President – Andrea Marwah and Vice President – Melissa Martin were featured on NCTV17’s spotlight program to give awareness on what we do here at IL Hands & Voices.


Do you want to know more?

Contact us today!

We would love to hear from you.

Message from Lions of Illinois Foundation – Camp Lions

Greetings from the Lions of Illinois Foundation – Camp Lions.  We are so excited to share with you our Camp Lions 2018 camp session dates.

Click on the links below for the brochure about Camp Lions, the new camp being offered called High Adventure Tech Camp, and the Camp application.

2018 Youth Brochure Tech Camp 2018 2018 Camp Lions Application


This information is geared toward children that are:  Deaf/HoH, Blind/Low Vision or are both AND are Illinois residents.


The dates are as follows:

1st Camp – Youth Camp for Blind/Low Vision and Deaf/Hard of Hearing

Sunday, June 24th through Saturday, June 30th

Camp Henry Horner – 26710 West Nippersink Road, Ingleside, IL

Check-in:  Sunday, June 24th – 2pm until 4pm

Check-out:  Saturday, June 30th – 9am until 11am


2nd Camp – Youth Camp – High Adventure Tech Camp – Ages 13 – 17

Sunday, July 1st through Friday, July 6th

Camp Cedar Pont – 1327 Camp Cedar Point Lane, Makanda, IL

Check-in:  Sunday, July 1st – 2pm until 4pm

Check-out:  Friday, July 6th – 4pm until 6pm


3rd Camp – Youth Camp for Deaf/Hard of Hearing

Sunday, July 15th through Saturday, July 21st

East Bay Camp – 24248 Ron Smith Memorial Highway, Hudson, IL

Check-in:  Sunday, July 15th – 2pm until 4pm

Check-out:  Saturday, July 21st – 9am until 11am


4th Camp – Youth Camp for Blind/Low Vision

Sunday, July 22nd through Saturday, July 28th

East Bay Camp – 24248 Ron Smith Memorial Highway, Hudson, IL

Check-in:  Sunday, July 22nd – 2pm until 4pm

Check-out:  Saturday, July 28th – 9am until 11am


5th Camp – Youth Camp for Blind/Low Vision and Deaf/Hard of Hearing

Sunday, July 29th through Saturday, August 4th

At Camp Manitowa, 12770 JN. Benton Road, Benton, IL

Check-in:  Sunday, July 29th – 2pm until 4pm

Check-out:  Saturday, August 4th – 9am until 11am


Also , you could find the application on our website at:


If you should have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Camp Lions.  The contact information is:


Camp Lions

Lions of Illinois Foundation

2254 Oakland Drive

Sycamore, IL  60178


800-955-5466 – Toll Free Number

815-862-2074 – Fax


Sign Language Classes at Chicago Hearing Society – February 6th – March 19th . . . .

Sign Language Classes at the Chicago Hearing Society!

6-week Level 1 and Level 2 Sign Language Classes

Tuesday Nights from February 6th – March 13th from 6 – 8 pm.

Questions: or
Sign Language Classes will be held at the
Chicago Hearing Society’s new location –
(At Elston and Willow – just 1 mile from our old location)

(2 blocks from the Clybourn Metra stop and 2 blocks from North Avenue)
Free garage covered visitor parking! Free street parking!

Hot off the Press!!! We’re All E.A.R.S. Newsletter …

The newest addition to the INFORMATION RICH We’re All EARS Newsletter is here.


English newsletter CLICK HERE

Spanish newsletter CLICK HERE

IL Hands & Voices – Super HEARo Dash – Our very first 5K run/walk …..