About Camp Big Timber
Camp Big Timber is a multi-use camp located in Elgin, right near Randall Road and I-90 West. Built in the 30's, The camp hosts 3 building used for rentals; The Lodge, T-Lodge and Ansel. The Lodge is a Dining Hall styled building with a 3 season porch and multipurpose meeting room that can be used for activities and lodging. With a full size commercial style kitchen, many events have used The Lodge for feeding large groups! The Lodge also has flush toilets and showers for both male and female campers. Sleeping on the floor of The Lodge can accommodate approx. 70 people. During the warmer weather, 20 - 30 additional people can sleep in the 3 Season Porch. T-lodge is a smaller multi-use building with electricity, one bathroom with shower and flush toilet. A small prep kitchen with stove,microwave, sink and refrigerator. Sleeping is on the floor ( no beds) and can accommodate approximately 40 people. Ansel is a shelter with a concrete floor and wood burning stove only for heat. Great for use as a warming shelter for winter activities. In addition, there are many areas for tent camping and several areas for wilderness survival camp outs. Additional areas include a Fire bowl, Tree house, BB and Archery Ranges, and multi-use fields for camping or program.
Facility reservations for 2021/2022 are being accepted now. Reservations are being accepted for a period of one (1) year from the Current date for in-council units. Non BSA groups please see the information below.
All reservations must be made by contacting the Program Department at 630-200-7464Reserve Today
About The Lodge
The newly renovated and updated Lodge provides great meeting spaces with built in AV, Wi-Fi, commercial kitchen facilities and updated restrooms. The Lodge also boasts a multi-function three season porch, covered veranda, scenic overlook deck, indoor fireplace and outdoor fire pit gathering area.