JCYS Family Centers are beautiful inside and out, and are the perfect location for your next event. Each of our centers offers something special to make your event a special and memorable occasion. Contact us to learn more about hosting your sporting event, birthday party, B’nai Mitzvah celebration, family reunion, or group activity.

Camp Red Leaf

Camp Red Leaf is available to all individuals with special needs. Take advantage of our facilities at Camp Red Leaf, which include a 120-bed facility with sensory room, screened porches, accessible bathrooms, kitchen and laundry room; multipurpose room; arts & crafts building; ropes course and zip line; pool and lake access; and our fully-accessible tree house and outdoor camping experience!

A number of groups already use our facilities for their group outings and partner with our talented staff and use their expertise to help plan outdoor and indoor programs and activities.

Contact us at RedLeaf@jcys.org to learn how Camp Red Leaf can accommodate your group experience.

Highland Park – George W. Lutz Family Center

The George W. Lutz Family Center is available for your next event – with facilities that are beautiful inside and out. Our indoor facility accommodates events with over 100 guests, and reservations are accepted 12 months in advance. Our facility includes:

  • Indoor gymnasium with, divider curtain, six adjustable basketball hoops
  • Two separate playgrounds, and gated field to accommodate any group activity
  • Kitchen capabilities for food preparation on-site
  • Child-friendly facility to accommodate all ages of your group!

Make the George W. Lutz Family Center your destination for your next birthday party, B’nai Mitzvah celebration, family reunion, or group activity.

Highland Park – The ‘Lil; Lillian L. Lutz Recreation Center

The Lillian L. Lutz Recreation Center is available for your next event – with facilities that are beautiful inside and out. Our easy layout allows your guests to spend the day together so you can relax and enjoy your own party. Party rentals include:

  • Exclusive use of our party tent and picnic tables
  • Shared use of our heated pool, water slide, pool basketball and splash pad
  • Exclusive rentals of our entire facility are available on Sundays after 5 pm
  • Make The Lil’ your destination for your next birthday party, B’nai Mitzvah celebration, family reunion, or summer gatherings.

Party Rentals are based on the number of children in your group. For the first 20 children, rates are $165 for members, and $210 for non-members. Each additional child is $5 (limit 10 additional children). Adult guests and children under two are free.* Contact Jori Rosenblatt at jrosenblatt@jcys.org or (847) 432-6355, or fill out our Rental Request Form, to see how you can enjoy our facilities and create your next family memory.

*This rate does not apply to parties for adults.

Camp Henry Horner Outdoor Education and Retreat Center

Located on 180 wooded acres on the shores of Wooster Lake in Ingleside, Illinois, Camp Henry Horner Retreat Center combines superb lodge and cabin accommodations.

  • An ideal location for outdoor excursions for groups of all ages!
  • Perfect for office retreat and group trips
  • Easily accessible and adaptable to your group’s needs
  • Overnight lodging and meals available
  • Teams course, climbing wall, ropes course and zipline
  • Kayak, canoe, paddleboat, and swim in Wooster Lake
  • Heated outdoor pool
  • Play basketball, baseball, tennis and soccer
  • Accommodations for up to 300
  • Customizable programs

Please contact Graham Little at HenryHorner@jcys.org or (847) 740-5010, ext. 2226 to create a program that fits your group’s unique needs.

Respite Care at Camp Red Leaf

Camp Red Leaf is available to all individuals with special needs. Take advantage of our facilities at Camp Red Leaf, which include a 120-bed facility with sensory room, screened porches, accessible bathrooms, kitchen and laundry room; multipurpose room; arts & crafts building; ropes course and zip line; pool and lake access; and our fully-accessible tree house and outdoor camping experience!

A number of groups already use our facilities for their group outings. Many also partner with our talented staff and use their expertise to help plan outdoor and indoor programs and activities.

Contact Lauren Malecki (847) 740-5010, ext. 2227 or lmalecki@jcys.org on how Camp Red Leaf can accommodate your group experience.