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Intergenerational Outdoor Discovery Camp in Southern Illinois

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5 Days | 4 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. Minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding, and rewarding, programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.

Program intended for grandchildren from 9 - 13 years of age.

Connect with both nature and your grandchild as you create lifelong memories together. Conquer new challenges as you canoe, kayak, rock-climb, hike and explore the unique diversity of southern Illinois. Learn the history of megafauna in North America and join naturalists on hikes along the scenic lakes and trails. Climb towering sandstone rocks and enjoy swimming, fishing, owl-prowling and campfires to round out your week of adventure.


• Explore miles of uninterrupted shoreline by canoe and kayak, stopping to learn about native cultures, throw replica atlatl’s and practice other skills used by prehistoric peoples.
• Go rock-climbing on sandstone bluffs with experts who teach you the techniques you need to reach heights of 70 feet.
• On the final night, relax with a beach party cookout and a campfire with singing, storytelling, and a sunset pontoon ride.

Program Notes

Program is for grandchildren ages 9-13.
Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.

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Hiking up to 1.5 miles on hilly terrain, dirt and/or rocky path. Canoeing/kayaking up to three miles on flat water.

Coordinated by Land for Learning Institute.

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4 nights of accommodations
11 meals: 4 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 4 dinners
7 Field trips
2 Hands-on experiences


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