Scout Adventure Camp Update




Lake Gladys


 DPVCThe Three Fires and Des Plaines Valley Councils joined together for an exciting project for growth and the future of the Boy Scouts of America. The project - a joint Scout Adventure Camp. The Councils have entered a joint venture to engage in the development and operations of a year round resident camp. As a foundation of Scouting, the Scout camp is of paramount importance in fostering and guiding youth development and growth to adulthood. The camping adventure is the heart of Scouting.

 BSA Scout Adventure Camp
4492 S Knoll Road, Rochelle, IL 61068
(630) 796-4260 Cathlynn Peters


TFC Photo Gallery:

AC1FOLLOW the development of Scout Adventure Camp!

 Adventure Camp Activity Photos - Shows camping & FUN at the camp!

 Adventure Camp Property Development Photos - Shows the development over time.

 Adventure Camp Facilities - Shows what the camp areas looks like!

 Adventure Camp Lake Gladys Dedication

     Adventure Camp Flora - A variety of the plants that grow on the property.




Blackbeard's Cove Nautical Adventure was made possible by the generous support of

 our loyal crew: Carpenters Local 792, The Grieco Family, McCann Family, Nelson Family and Sjostrom Construction.

View photos of the Pirate Ship dedication on Saturday, September 20, 2014, in the Adventure Camp Photo Gallery!

The development & dedication of Lake Gladys took place in 2011 at the Scout Adventure Camp in Rochelle, IL. Lake Gladys was donated by Dick McCann in honor of his mother and dedicated to den mothers/leaders.

Scouts & Scouters who visit Adventure Camp have been seeing a lot of new developments over the past 4 years. The camp development continues to progress. Vegetation is established Lake Gladys and the fishing, boating & swimming are now available to campers.

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The bath house, pavilion & swimming & boating piers are complete. A lovely reflection area

was built near on a small rise above the shoreline where people can sit & reflect while enjoying the view.

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A chainsaw carving of an Eagle was carved by Tim Greiner & placed at the trailhead

for the new Trail to Eagle path that was developed. Here are a few photos of these new improvements.

Hope you enjoy them, & come visit Adventure Camp soon!


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Looking for a weekend getaway for your unit?

Come to the Scout Adventure Camp! Located 10 miles west of I-39 in Rochelle, IL, the Scout Adventure Camp

is the perfect place for your Scouts to experience the great outdoors! Come see some of what we have to offer!
- Two heated cabins featuring 20 fold-down bunks each operate year round.
- Large group sites for large district or council events with plenty of room for hundreds of participants.
- Newly constructed shower house with six private shower and bathroom stalls.
- 500+ acres of space to explore and hike.
- Pavilions available for group picnics.
Scout Adventure Camp patches are available for $3.00 each!

Rates start as low as $1.00 per person per night for grounds usage.


Reservations are accepted 365 days in advance, call the reservation hotline at (630) 584-9250 ext. 100 to book your adventure now!

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