October 13, 2018

The Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago & Northwest Indiana hosted an all day Camp leader training at the Chicago District Campground on Saturday, October 13, 2018. Module 2 and 3 Camp Training is a required training for all Girl Scout leaders interested in bringing their G...

July 22, 2018

We were honored to host The Youth Technology Corps (YTC) annual summer camp from July 22-27 where students and mentors came together for team building, skills development, and community giving.  The week wrapped up with a Peace Fire offering students an opportunity to...

June 20, 2018

The Campground welcomed Climate Scientist Thomas Peterson on June 19 in the Epworth Dining Hall for an insightful discussion on Climate Data which deals with the science and politics of climate data and how to make sense of what we hear through the media. 

Citizens Cli...

March 18, 2018

Congratulations to the 1st Michigan Engineers & Mechanics, Co. E. on their 31st Anniversary!

Beautiful weather welcomed back these authentic Re-Enactors for their annual drill in preparation for their Re-Enactment Season.  They are based out of Northern Illinois and the...

February 21, 2018

As the Historic Methodist Campground moves forward with their new vision, area stakeholders and key advisor's gathered at the Des Plaines History Center Feb 15 to discuss next steps regarding the historic campground revitalization project.  

As a follow up to the 2016 w...