There is plenty to do at Camp Illiana. Check out what we have to offer!
Camp Illiana’s high zip lines takes campers on a fast 750-foot ride from the top of a four-story tower overlooking beautiful trees! The lower zip line takes younger campers on a 300-foot ride exploring the wooded tree areas.
HIGH ROPES COURSE
The high ropes course will challenge your camper activities that are literally high-above-the-ground. The courses are geared toward supporting campers achieving new challenges while being cheered on by their team. Trained facilitators and leaders will guide your camper through the high ropes elements.
LOW ROPES COURSE
The low ropes course consists of a series of obstacles designed to challenge campers to work together as a team. Using cables, ropes, and wooden beams among trees and poles, campers explore risk taking, leadership and communication. Campers will walk tightropes, negotiate obstacles, and have lots of fun and adventure.
Blobbing at Camp Illiana is an outdoor water activity in which a camper sits on the end of a partly inflated air bag (blob) and is launched into the water when another camper jumps onto the air bag from a platform on the opposite side.
Get ready to battle it out in over 90,000 square feet of paintball fun! The paintball course showcases unique obstacles and forts to challenge even the expert players and offers hours of fun for Middle School ages and up. Campers are provided safety equipment, instruction, referees, paint and guns for a great experience!
Located in the Valleyview Lodge, the climbing wall is designed to create an experience where campers can develop confidence and self-esteem and experience encouragement, support, trust and teamwork through an exciting challenge. With four climbs on various pitches, there is a wide range of challenges available.
AQUA CLIMBING WALL
The aqua climbing wall at Camp Illiana challenges campers to get to the top before falling back into the pool.
SWIMMING AND WATER GAMES
Camp is such a contrast to everyday life! Campers will experience crazy camp water wars with fun adventures. Swimming everyday allows time to enjoy the pool water slide, inflatable slip-and-slides and foam cannons.
Campers playing on the giant swing are harnessed in and their team pulls them up to 35 feet in the air. Once the swinging participants are ready to fly, they release their tether and swing out over the lake!
Campers experience all the favorite camp outdoor games! Gaga Ball, Nine Square in the Air, Corn Hole, Frisbee Golf, Tether Ball, Four Square, Basketball, Soccer, Kick Ball, Giant Jenga, Connect Four, Ultimate Frisbee, Carpet Ball, Kan Jam, and so many more.
Campers stay engaged with many opportunities for large group team games and competitions throughout the camp session.
Campers will take next steps towards Jesus by responding to powerfully communicated spiritual truths as they spend time in the midst of God’s creation at Illiana, participate in Bible studies, experience teachable moments, worship, relax, and take time to reflect.
Exciting daily activities at camp teach campers valuable social skills. The Christian community experienced during camp is beyond what happens in weekly youth times. The bonding that occurs through playing, worshiping, and facing challenges together translates to character formation and lifelong friendships!
Great bands, DJ’s and amazing worship leaders will lead campers to love worship at Illiana! Handpicked, impactful truth tellers will speak God’s word directly on a level campers will grasp and retain, while adult volunteers model what it is to be a Christ-follower. God uses these amazing times to spur spiritual growth in campers.
Camp at Illiana has been life changing to so many people! Campers will attach the spiritual truths learned to memory making experiences and, as questions are answered, non-pressured decisions are made to commit their lives to Jesus Christ. Christian baptism by immersion follows with parent approval. Campers who have already committed to following Jesus in Christian baptism cheer on their new friends.