Camp Big Timber

CBT Sign

Camp Big Timber is a 60 acre camp conveniently located just west of Elgin, Illinois on the corner of Tyrrell Road & Big Timber Road.  Big Timber has a variety of facilities for year round camping & training opportunities in an outdoor setting.

Camp Big Timber - Map with Camp Locations indicated

Camp Big Timber - Map with no locations (Blank jpg format - good for marking up for special events.)


The beauty of Camp Big Timber in the Winter!

Property & Facility Photos of Camp Big Timber are located in the CBT Property Photo Album



Camp Big Timber has a work day this Saturday May 31st starting at 9:00 am. Projects are: Split wood, Paint shower house, Sand fire bowl benches, Burn brush, Clean up around K-lodge. If you plan on coming out to help please let me know as soon as you can so we can plan lunch. Thanks for all you do for Camp. Art Styles | Properties Superintendent, Camp Big Timber - 37W955 Big Timber Rd., Elgin, IL 60124 / Cell: 847-687-4168 /

 IF YOU CAN ASSIST & BE A PART OF OUR GROUP, PLEASE RSVP To CBT Ranger, Art Styles if you can make it so we can plan on food needs.

Many service projects are being scheduled for Camp Big Timber in 2014 to help improve our camp. Please mark your calendars!

Dates: 5/31/2014
8/9/2014  8/16/2014

Art Styles - Properties Superintendent, BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA, Three Fires Council
Camp Big Timber - 37W955 Big Timber RD, Elgin, IL 60124
Cell Phone 847-687-4168 /

View photos of the CBT Service Corps hard at work below & in the CBT R&M Photo Album.

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Another awesome day at a CBT workday for the Camp Service Corps (CSC). 

I would like to thank each and every one that came out and worked. Your help is greatly appreciated.  - Ranger Art Styles



 CBT Grieco FlagpoleMemorialKevin D. Grieco was an Eagle Scout, a Brotherhood member of the OA & an Asst. Scoutmaster and Ranger Crew Advisor with Boy Scout Troop 575 in Winfield, Illinois. He was also a son, a brother, a husband, and father of two beautiful children. He was a Staff Sergeant in the Illinois Army National Guard who dedicated his life to his family, friends, Scouting, his community, and proudly to his country. On October 27, 2008, SSG Kevin D. Grieco gave his life for his country when he was killed by a suicide bomber in Baghlan Province, Afghanistan during Operation Enduring Freedom.

The Scouts of Three Fires Council and members of Kevin’s Army National Guard unit wish to thank all those who worked so hard to make this memorial at Camp Big Timber possible. Photos of the dedication can be found in the Kevin D Grieco Memorial Flag Pole Dedication Album in our TFC Photo Gallery.

 For Usage Fees & camp rental, consult the Property & Facility Usage Page of this website.

 K Lodge  T Lodge  Ansel Cabin
 K Lodge  T Lodge  
Treehouse  Firebowl  Grounds
 Treehouse  Fire Bowl Camping 


Haunted HIke Camp Big Timber is home to the annual TFC Haunted Hike

Visit our Haunted Hike in OCTOBER 2014! Sta tuned for upcoming chills & thrills!

Camp Big Timber
37W955 Big Timber Road
Elgin, IL 60124

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 Map of Roads to Camp Big TImber