Many of our Illinois Sailing Camps offer Fall Sailing Programs, Activities, Workshops & Classes starting in October, 2016.
Be sure to check the "Year-Round Programs and Other Camp Info" headings of each camp listing for specifics, or give any Sailing Camp you're interested in a call to check on Fall dates, times and availability.
Many of our Sailing Camps will be hosting Fall Reunions for their previous campers, and Fall Open Houses for interested new campers and families. Each camp is different, and some offer activities for the entire family.
Contact the camp(s) directly to see if there are any Camp Reunion or Open House Plans for October, 2016.
Looking for a Great Illinois Sailing Day Camp? Look at each camp's TYPE OF CAMP description. Many of our Best Illinois Day Sailing Camps also list their exact hours, and if they offer before and after camp activities.
Many of our Best Illinois Summer Sailing Camps also offer Year Round Sailing Camp Programs, Classes, and Activities. You should contact the camps you are interested in to see if they offer Fall, Winter and/or Spring Sailing Programs, too.
Searching for Illinois Sailing Camp Jobs? Many of our Best Sailing Camps are now listing their 2016-17 Fall Camp Jobs, too. Look for the heading "Summer Camp Jobs" in each camp listing. You can also check any camp's website for their "Work at Camp" or "Fall Employment Opportunities" pages.
Visit Our Camp Tapawingo Website
1452 Hickory Point Road
Metamora, Illinois 61548
CAMPER AGES: 5-17 years of age
TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. Weekends
CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.
AFFILIATION(S): Girl Scouts
SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: We can adapt to special needs.
CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Sailing, Adventure, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Wilderness/Nature, Travel, Horses/Equestrian, Fine Arts/Crafts, Dance, Theater, Team Sports, and more. Challenge Course - Both Low & High Courses, Archery, Hiking, Boating
CAMP LOCATION: Camp Tapawingo, ACA Accredited, is a 640-acre camp facility located 15 miles from Peoria. The cornerstone of this property is its Equestrian Center where girls learn horseback riding skills and horse care. The Center includes a state-of-the-art stables with an indoor air-conditioned classroom, trading post and a barn classroom along with an 80’x160’ indoor riding arena with an observation area.
A large outdoor riding arena completes the Equestrian Center. Mary Morgan Lodge, a 12,000 square foot multi-level, air-conditioned dining hall and program center is the point where all campers gather for meals. Camp Tapawingo also features an in-ground pool, adventure course, archery, canoeing, and miles of hiking trails.
Campers utilize four main rustic living units – Rustling Oaks, Setting Sun, White Cloud, and Shining Star – that provide platform tents and unit houses. These unit houses have electricity, indoor bathrooms, hot water, and kitchen facilities.
CAMP FACILITIES: Campers utilize four main rustic living units – Rustling Oaks, Setting Sun, White Cloud, and Shining Star – that provide platform tents and unit houses. These unit houses have electricity, indoor bathrooms, hot water, and kitchen facilities.
Setting Sun, Rustling Oaks, White Cloud and Shining Star units are available for camping. Each unit with the exception of Rustling Oaks, has a unit house and platform tents. Rustling Oaks contains a unit house only. The unit houses are all equipped with indoor flush toilets (White Cloud has composting toilets), full kitchen with cooking equipment, fireplaces, electricity, tables, chairs and mattresses (no cots), and electric heat. The platform tents are available April 15 through October 15 and house 3-4 people per tent with cots and mattresses. Each unit has a fire circle and comes with standard basic outdoor cooking equipment.
Setting Sun sleeps 20 indoors and 26 outdoors in platform tents.
Rustling Oaks sleeps 16 indoors and has a shower.
Shining Star sleeps 24 indoors and 35 outdoors in platform tents.
White Cloud sleeps 24 indoors and 35 outdoors in platform tents.
CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Your group can experience many activities while staying at Camp Tapawingo including team building on our high and low ropes courses, test your aim on our archery range or take a relaxing ride through the property on horseback. A small paddling lake can be explored in a canoe. If exploring on your own, hiking trails wind throughout the property. These activities are dependent on trained staff and/or volunteer availability.
CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: We have both CIT and LIT programs as well as Leadership Camps and camp assistants.
If you love working with younger campers and hanging out with older Girl Scouts at camp, you’ll love this two-week session! You’ll spend the first week improving your camping and leadership skills and observing the counselors in action as you begin the sisterhood journey. The second week you’ll be paired with a unit to lead daily camp activities. As a CIT, you’ll have plenty of time to stay up late making midnight grilled cheese and playing goofy games.
CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Financial assistance is available.
FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Our summer activities are open to all girls, including non-Girl Scouts. Any girl entering first grade through twelfth grade is welcome at camp. You don’t have to have any camping experience to come to camp, and you don’t have to come with friends or a troop. You’ll make new friends while you’re here. The GSCI summer camp experience is available in many forms: resident camp; day camp; family events; and core camping, where troops stay at camp and camp staff run activities.
YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Camp Tapawingo is a year-round camp with mainly activities and camping.
CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
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SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
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Be sure to ask each Illinois Sailing Camp about the amount of sailing instruction and the overall intensity of their sailing program.
Some Top Illinois Sailing Camps offer rigorous daily sailing training and lots of intensive sailing experience. Other great Illinois Camps offer sailing as an elective or recreational activity with much less training and intensity.
Visit Our One Step Programs Website
300 Conference Point Road
Williams Bay, Wisconsin 53191
OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Park City, Utah
Charlotte, North Carolina
WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
213 W. Institute Pl. Suite 511
Chicago, Illinois 60610
CAMPER AGES: 5 - 19
TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. 3-day, up to two-week long programs
CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.
BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: We are an organization that provides programs to help campers with the special medical needs that they may have as a result of treatment for cancer.
SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: We are an organization that provides programs to help campers with the special medical needs that they may have as a result of treatment for cancer.
CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Sailing, Adventure, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Wilderness/Nature, Horses/Equestrian, Fine Arts/Crafts, Dance, Golf, Basketball, Baseball, and more.
CAMP LOCATION: Our main program is located on the the beachfront of Lake Geneva, approximately 1 hour from Milwaukee, and 1 1/2 hours Northwest of Chicago, Ill.
CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: While we only ask parents for 10% of the cost, for a camper to attend a program, we offer partial or full camperships for families who may not be able to afford the tuition for a program.
FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): We have a Brain Tumor Family Camp that is specifically designed for families with a child with a Brain Tumor diagnosis, and/or a Brain Tumor Survivor.
In addition, we have out "general" Family Camp for families with a child that has a cancer diagnosis, and/or are a survivor.
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One Step Programs
Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois
Elgin Service Center
12N124 Coombs Road
Elgin, Illinois 60124
Freeport Service Center
5040 Business Route 20 West
Freeport, Illinois 61032
Rockford Service Center
2820 McFarland Road
Rockford, Illinois 61107
Sugar Grove Service Center
200 New Bond Street
Sugar Grove, Illinois 60554
46W253 Camp Dean Rd
Big Rock, IL 60511
Camp Far Horizons
9702 S Lost Horizon Rd
Hanover, IL 61041
9995 N. Girl Scout Rd
Stillman Valley, Illinois 61084
N9372 Scout Rd
East Troy, WI 5312
Mary Ann Beebe Center
17501 Streit Rd
Harvard, Illinois 60033
Northeast Illinois Council
2745 Skokie Valley Road
Highland Park, IL 60035
For more info visit the website.
YMCA Camp Duncan
32405 North Hwy. 12
Ingleside, IL 60041
Visit website for more information.
MORE ILLINOIS SUMMER SAILING CAMPS ARE COMING SOON. YOU CAN CHOOSE ANOTHER STATE FROM THE LIST BELOW.
ILLINOIS SAILING CAMP OWNERS & DIRECTORS: If you would like to submit your camp for listing in our 2016-17 Best Illinois Summer Sailing Camps Directory, please click on the "SUBMIT YOUR CAMP" link above.
ILLINOIS SAILING CAMP PARENTS & CAMPERS: If you are looking to find info on how to choose the best summer camp to attend this summer, please check out our 2016-17 GUIDE TO CHOOSING THE BEST SUMMER SAILING CAMP for some great camp research tips and lots of important 2016-17 summer camp info.
In addition to our 2016-17 Illinois Summer Sailing Camps Directory we have also created quite a few SPECIAL INTEREST CAMP DIRECTORIES, and have included brief descriptions of these and links to their dedicated websites on the 2016-17 CAMP GUIDE page.
You can go directly to any of our other 2016-17 Special Interest Camp Directories from the list in the black bar at the bottom of this page.
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