Youth Activities

Youth Activities

The Wisconsin Lions Foundation works to develop leadership skills in youth that have a strong interest in working with individuals with disabilities. The Counselor in Training program allows us to develop future Camp staff. This summer program began in 2011 and works...
Children’s Vision Screening

Children’s Vision Screening

The Wisconsin Lions Foundation, in partnership with Prevent Blindness Wisconsin coordinates Lion Club member training for certification and recertification for vision screenings. Local Lions Clubs sponsor and conduct vision screenings in their own communities. The...
Wisconsin Lions Camp

Wisconsin Lions Camp

Serving nearly 1,300 special campers a year with vision, hearing, mild cognitive disabilities and Type 1 & 2 diabetes from some 400 Wisconsin communities’ 70,000 campers over the past 60 years in Rosholt, Wisconsin, at Lions Camp. That chance comment, overheard by...
Children’s Vision Screening

Hearing Project

Hearing is the last sensory function to leave us when we fall asleep and the first to “come on line” when we awaken. Normal hearing provides vital information about our environment and warnings of danger, affords the opportunity for communication with other people,...
Children’s Vision Screening

Eyeglass Recycling

The Eyeglass Recycling Center (ERC) located at the Wisconsin Lions Foundation Headquarters is one of only 18 such facilities in the world. A matching grant from Lions Clubs International Foundation helped establish it in 1994. ERC serves to process used eyeglasses...
Children’s Vision Screening

Diabetes Education

Local community-based diabetes education for patients, health professionals and the public Diabetes is the leading cause of new cases of blindness in people aged 20-74. It is also a major cause of complications including much higher incidences of heart disease,...