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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does the camp cost?

The camp is a not-for-profit event and is run by donations. Our expenses for the weekend range from $25,000-$35,000. We suggest a donation of $75 per camper. Click here to donate.

How old should my son be?

Children of any age are welcome to attend. We leave this to the discretion of parents.

What will the weather be like?

Daytime temperatures are typically between 40-60 degrees, with temperatures dropping to 20-30 degrees at night. Cold weather gear is suggested.

What meals are provided?

We provide dinner Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings. Lunch (pork sandwich, chips, drink and cookie) is available for purchase on Friday and Saturday.


Should I bring my own gun or bow?

For safety reasons, please do not bring any firearms or archery equipment.

Should I bring my own paintball equipment?

Yes, you may bring your own paintball equipment. If you would prefer to rent equipment, it will be available at the camp from Salt Fork Paintball for a fee.

How much do the activities cost?

Except for paintball, all activities are free to campers.

What should I bring?

Bring everything you need for a weekend in the outdoors! If you need food or basic supplies while at the camp, items are available for purchase at Family Dollar and Casey's General Store in Oakland. Rural King and Walmart are located approximately 20 miles away in Charleston, IL.

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