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Tyler Keene

Tyler Keene

Executive Director, Business Manager

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Paul Tanner

Paul Tanner

Program Director, Guest Services

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Jim Klingbiel

Jim Klingbiel

Challenge Course Director, Facilities Manager

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Graham League

Graham League

Head Cook, Maintenance Specialist

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Directions to Great Oaks Camp

From Chicagoland
  • Take I-55 South to I-80 West.
  • Take I-80 West to I-39 South
  • Take I-39 South to SR 18 West
  • Take SR 18 West to SR 26 South (.5 mile beyond SR 26 North intersection)
  • Take 26 South 4 miles to County Road 900N (There is a woodmill at the intersection)
  • Turn Left (East) onto 900N and go to end of road.
From Springfield
  • Take I-55 North to I-155 North.
  • Take I-155 North to I-74 West.
  • Take I-74 West to exit 95B (SR 116 East)
  • Take SR 116 East (direction is more North at this point) 5 miles (one mile beyond route 24 overpass) to SR 26 North.
  • Turn left onto SR 26 North and go apx. 23 miles to route 17 (traffic light in Lacon).
  • Continue North on SR 26 2 more miles to County Road 900N (there is a woodmill at the corner).
  • Turn Right (East) onto 900N and go to the end of the road.
From Bloomington/Normal
  • Take I-39 North to SR 17
  • Go West (left) on SR 17 to SR 26 (second traffic light in Lacon)
  • Go North (right) on SR 26 2 miles to County Road 900N (there is a woodmill at the corner)
  • Turn Right (East) onto 900N and go to the end of the road.
From Peoria
  • From I-74 take the SR 29 North Exit.
  • Take SR 29 North through Chillicothe to SR 17 (at Sparland).
  • Go East (Right) on SR 17 to SR 26 (first traffic light in Lacon)
  • Turn Left (North) onto SR 26 and go 2 miles to County Road 900N (there is a Woodmill at the corner)
  • Turn Right (East) onto 900N and go to the end of the road.
From Quad Cities
  • Take I-80 East to I-180.
  • Go South on I-180 but do not follow it across the Illinois River, instead continue going South until it becomes SR 29 (make no turns until Henry).
  • Continue South on SR 29 to SR 18 (at Henry).
  • Turn Left (East) onto SR 18 and follow it through Henry and across the Illinois River to SR 26 South.
  • Go South (right) on 26 South 4 miles to County Road 900N (There is a woodmill at the intersection)
  • Turn Left (East) onto 900N and go to end of road.