• careful instruction

    Our counselors are trained in safety and fun. They know how to give your boy the encouragement and guidance he needs.

  • dive into fun

    In a safe environment, young men and boys have the opportunity to try new things every day.

  • Full steam ahead

    Teamwork, friendship and cooperation is what it's all about.

  • Classic Fun

    Over the last 109 years, we've had the honor of watching boys grow, learn and persevere.

  • Trip of a Lifetime

    The Highlands tripping program will change your son's life. Self-confidence, independence, courage – guaranteed.

DATES 2015

  • 2015 First term (3 weeks)
    June 21 – July 11
  • 2015 second term (4 weeks)
    July 12 – August 8
  • 2015 FULL TERM (7 WEEKS)
    June 21 – August 8
  • 2015 Family Camp
    August 8 – August 15


weather at camp

Fair, 66 F

Blog updates

  • 3-24-15

    Spring is here, and by our count we have 88 days until the first day of camp! That means it’s time to fill out all those forms online. If you get stuck on anything, just let us know and we can help. To access your forms you’ll need to log >read more

  • 9-10-14

    In Mike’s honor, we are proud to announce that Camp Highlands has partnered with the Illinois chapter of the American Camping Association to establish the Mike Bachmann Campership Fund. Mike believed in the power of camp –­ he was a living example of how much it can shape a person’s >read more


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