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Tyler Keene

Tyler Keene

Executive Director, Business Manager

Paul Tanner

Paul Tanner

Program Director, Guest Services

Jim Klingbiel

Jim Klingbiel

Challenge Course Director, Facilities Manager

Graham League

Graham League

Head Cook, Maintenance Specialist

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.