Walcamoputs-Congregation Retreats

  Schedule your church family's
Walcampout Congregation Retreat

Multiple Camping Options

From Cabins to Tents, your members can choose their level of "roughing it."

Rest and Recreation

Enjoy favorite camp activities or relax and fellowship with your Church family.

Outdoor Worship

Bring your church family together for a joint service in the outdoors.

"Last year at camp was my first opportunity to talk with church family members I sit beside every Sunday."


Running a congregation retreat at Walcamp is a unique opportunity for your church family to experience Christian fellowship.

  • Create a friendly space with unstructured time for members to interact with each other outside of the Sunday Worship experience
  • Connect family members with one another on a local, low-expense mini-vacation.
  • Encourage friendships between member families at all age levels.
  • Gather around campfires and tables for songs, stories and moments to hear God's Word
  • Share food, conversation and fun in God's Creation
  • Encourage members to bring unchurched friends to meet Christ and His children on neutral ground.
  • Worship outdoors - many congregations lead a joint service that brings attendees from multiple services together in one place.

Why choose Walcamp?

Walcamp was created by the youth and congregations of northern Illinois as a place set apart for the Church to experience worship, rest and renewal. A place to share the love of Jesus with one another and to reconnect with the God of Creation here in the outdoors

Walcamp is a Recognized Service Organization (RSO) of the Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod.

Plan and Book your Walcampout today!

To make arrangements, ask questions or schedule a tour:

815-784-5141 or office@walcamp.org




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Accommodations Summary

  • Outdoor Worship Space for Sunday
  • Summer Activities on Saturday
  • Discounted Group Rate

Six Cabins for Families

Ten open sites for RVs or Tents

North Pavilion

  • Ideal space for fellowship and meals
  • Grills available by request
  • Restrooms and showers

Amphitheater Worship Area

  • Outdoor seating for 200 - front lawn can accommodate additional rental chairs or lawn chairs.
  • Alter and stage area with electric for a band or skits.
  • Parking for 30 vehicles, overflow parking available
  • WiFi to stream your service

Walcamp Staff-led Activity Options
(weather permitting)

  • Archery
  • Canoeing or Kayaking
  • River Float
  • Swimming

Self-led Activity Options

  • Carpetball
  • Corn hole
  • Gaga Ball
  • Hiking
  • Horseshoes
  • Playground for kids
  • Volleyball

Bring-your Own Activity Options

  • Biking on our camp roads or the Prairie Trail
  • Campfire devotions
  • Kids crafts or games
  • S'mores



Plan and Book your Walcampout today!

To make arrangements, ask questions or schedule a tour:

815-784-5141 or office@walcamp.org