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Located on 180 wooded acres with a sandy beach front on Wooster Lake, Camp Henry Horner offers a north woods experience in Illinois. Along with beach and lake activities, campers enjoy a high-ropes course and zip line, heated swimming pool, sports, arts & crafts, campfires – and friendships that last a lifetime. Make your child’s next summer one to remember and join us at Camp Henry Horner!

Our Campus

Home to 180 beautiful wooded acres on the shores of Wooster Lake in Ingleside, Illinois – just an hour outside of Chicago and Milwaukee – Camp Henry Horner features:

Outdoor Education

With three miles of trails for biking, running or nature walks, classes on geocaching, outdoor cooking programs, gardening, campfires and numerous outdoor education programs, your camper will be a wilderness expert.

Sports, Sports and More Sports

With tennis, volleyball and basketball courts, soccer and baseball fields, an archery range, and sports equipment for anything else you can imagine (even our 9 hole disc golf course!), Camp Henry Horner encourages teamwork and active participation through a variety of athletic activities.

Fine Arts

Not everyone finds their niche on the sports field. For that reason, Camp Henry Horner offers a plethora of fine art opportunities through dance, theater and drama, musical instruments and singing, as well as traditional arts and crafts activities.

Wooster Lake

Campers can pick from a variety of interactive lake activities. from canoes, paddleboats, kayaks, rowboats, sailing, fishing, swimming, and water inflatables to reach even higher peaks of water fun.

Heated Outdoor Pool

Daily swim lessons for K-4th Grade are offered at Camp Henry Horner, along with free swim for each age group daily. To ensure every camper that enters the pools is safe, we have a team of American Red Cross certified lifeguards to oversee all the water fun!

Glickman High Sierra Adventure Center

The Glickman High Sierra Adventure Center keeps even the most adventurous camper on their toes – literally! Our premier high ropes course features 11 exciting and challenging elements, including climbing wall and zip line. our ever-expanding teams course, sometimes called low ropes, is perfect for groups looking to work on team building, communication, and cooperation. Groups from 3rd Grade on up through corporate groups use this course to work on achieving shared goals!

Get ready for a year-round adventure at Camp Henry Horner! From summer overnight and day camp programs to outdoor education, adventure education, disability camping and respites, and conference retreats, Camp Henry Horner’s programs focus on providing a fun and enriching experience by encouraging participation in a wide variety of new and exciting learning opportunities. Come experience our beautiful lake, high ropes course and zip line, sports, arts and crafts, music, dance, drama, cooking, heated pool, and numerous outdoor and nature activities.

Space is limited – make sure to secure your spot today!

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ACA Accredited

Accredited by the American Camp Association, Camp Henry Horner brings the beauty of nature, the adventure of the wild, and the creature comforts of our home together in one amazing summer camp experience.

At Camp Henry Horner, we maintain the highest standards regarding program safety and quality. As an American Camp Association (ACA) Accredited Camp, all our staff members receive ACA training and adhere to all ACA guidelines and standards.

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JCYS Camp Henry Horner

The Horner Adventures crew had a ton of fun this week at this week.

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