Great American Campout at the Park


Join the DeKalb Park District on a Great American Campout!

Spend the night in the great outdoors with your family enjoying the nature of your own town. The event is hosted by the DeKalb Park District and NIU Recreation and Wellness.

CAMPOUT at the Park will be held:

Saturday/Sunday, August 10-11 at
Lions Park (700 W. Taylor St. DeKalb)

2:00pm on August 10 –
approximately 8:00am on August 11.

$8/Resident, $10/Non-resident
Includes snack, dinner, breakfast, and activities.
Tent and camping supplies are not included.

Tent $10 for 2 or 4 person
Sleeping Bag $4/per bag

Saturday: Enjoy the afternoon exploring the river and the trails with exciting activities and understanding more of the life in these woods. In the evening, gather for dinner over the fire, storytelling, s’mores, night hike, and a good night’s sleep.

Sunday: Happy campers enjoy breakfast in the morning!

You can attend the activities without confirming your camping status. Camping gear is also available for rent if you decide to stay. A parent or legal guardian must accompany children under 18. Dinner, snacks and breakfast are provided.

Registration open until August 6th. Register now!

For questions contact:

DeKalb, IL 60115
(815) 758-6663

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