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Camp Chicago 2022

After two years of waiting, Camp Chicago is back for Summer of 2022 at Camp Stronghold in Oregon, Illinois!

About Camp Chicago

At Camp Chicago we seek to nurture a diverse Christian community, and we strive to give our campers the best week of their entire year. We want them to have fun and know what it means to laugh so hard you’re gasping for air. We want them to feel challenged and know they can dare to attempt new things. We want them to make lasting friendships. And we want them to know they are loved by God and called to a life of purpose and meaning. Watch this video to get a taste of the Camp Chicago experience.

Camp Chicago Sessions & Registration

Camp Chicago is open to campers ages 7 – 15 for standard sessions. Campers ages 16-17 are invited to register for the Leaders in Training (LIT) program. Online registration is open.

*Session 1: June 26 – July 1

*Session 2: July 3 – July 8

Session 3: July 10 – July 15

*Camp Chicago’s Leaders in Training program (LIT) will run concurrent with sessions 1 and 2.

Leader in Training Program

The Leader in Training (LIT) program at Camp Chicago seeks to develop faithful, Christian leaders through outdoor experience and training in leadership skills. The program is for young people age 16-17. LIT offers an outdoor experience focused on community building and problem solving. LIT engages young people in leadership development, and opportunities to apply what they’ve learned as leaders with the rest of camp as they shadow adult staff and interact with younger campers.

Camp Chicago’s Leaders in Training program (LIT) will run concurrent with sessions 1 and 2, June 26-July 1 and July 3 – July 8: register online for LIT.

COVID Guidelines

For the 2022 season, Camp Chicago will follow state guidelines and those of our host, Stronghold Camp and Retreat Center, for preventing COVID-19. Please note: these guidelines and practices are subject to change in response to local metrics. For specific questions, please contact the Camp Chicago Leadership Team.