River Trails serves all girls, grades K-12. Located 90 mins from Chicago. Come for a great camp experience. Swim, hike, canoe or find some special program options! Make River Trails your summer home, make new friends and lifelong memories!
Camp River Trails offers 135 acres of adventurous woodlands to explore in Sheridan, IL. River Trails offers a variety programs for girls in grades 1-12.
During the summer, Girl Scouts can participate in a weekend program with their favorite female relative at a You & Me weekend, or favorite male relative at a Me & My Pal. Programs run from Friday to Sunday.
Weekends include programming, meals, and accommodations. Campers and their camping buddy may choose from general and specialty sessions of depending on their age and interest. Campers sleep in either lodges, prairie cabins, or screened in platform tents.
Programs are facilitated by camp staff are carefully screened and selected, and represent the in highest character, skill and caring. All staff members are trained in First Aid and CPR, and participate in a comprehensive training prior to the start of camp. Aquatics staff possess specialized skills and certifications. Staff members are at least eighteen years of age, and hail from across the United States and abroad. Many are current college or university students or recent graduates.
Facilities at camp include a dining hall, camp office and Health Center, platform tent sites, shower house, pool for swimming, hiking trails, program buildings, and several primitive sites for tent camping and cookouts. A fulltime site manager lives on-site, and is in constant communication with resident camp staff. The site amanger also monitors and advises the camp director of approaching weather conditions.
For more information or a link to our current camp brochure, simply submit a request and our Outdoor Program Manager will contact you directly.
Activities and Features
Outdoor Activities General Outdoors Backpacking Hiking
Performing Arts General Performing Arts Dance Drama Music
Competitive Events Intra Camp Competition
Team Sports Soccer Volleyball
Water Sports General Water Sports Recreational Swimming Canoeing
Arts and Crafts General Arts and Crafts Jewelry Design
Miscellaneous General Miscellaneous Actvities Color War Environmental Leadership Skills Photography
Location & Contact Information
Camp Address 2599 E. US Rt 52
Sheridan IL, 60551 USA
Winter Address 1551 Spencer Rd
Joliet, IL, 60433 USA