Camp Tuckabatchee is located 90 miles west of Chicago on Route 80 North of Ottawa, Illinois The camp covers 210 acres of wooded hills and valleys with trails running throughout. There are rustic cabins for sleeping in the main camp area. The main lodge features a dining area with a huge stone hearth and a modern kitchen. Crooked Leg Creek runs through the main camp and provides a natural play area and also lulls campers to sleep at night.
We are a day and resident camp that was established in 1927. Camp Tuckabatchee is a community of camp professionals and is dedicated to enriching the lives of children and adults through the camp experience.
Camp Tuckabatchee provides a safe, secure, environment where each individual can develop an understanding of and an appreciation for nature while enjoying swimming, archery, canoeing, horseback riding, cook outs and other traditional camp activities. We are constantly striving to keep our facilities and programs current while maintaining strong traditional ties to the past.
Camp Tuckabatchee provides an environment free of technology. Campers interact with staff and others and enjoy the opportunity of a break from screen-time.
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