Rental Information

Businesses, Families, Clubs, Organizations, and Schools are encouraged to have their picnics, reunions, meetings, and camping trips at CAMP TUCKABATCHEE.

Rental Rates - subject to change without notice

Main Camp 1-50 people $275
Main Camp w/ kitchen 1-50 people $400
Main Camp w/kitchen & cabins 1-50 people $400 plus $75 per cabin
Main Camp 50-100 people $425
Main Camp w/kitchen 50-100 people $550
Main Camp w/kitchen & cabins 50-100 people $550 plus $75 per cabin
Main Camp 100-200 people $725
Main Camp w/kitchen 100-200 people $850
Main Camp w/kitchen & cabins 100-200 people $850 plus $75 per cabin
Volc Lodge (day) 1-50 people $275
Volc Lodge (overnight) 1-50 people $375
Volc Lodge (day) 50-100 people $425
Volc Lodge (overnight) 50-100 people $625
Volc Lodge (day) 100-200 people $725
Volc Lodge (overnight) 100-200 people $1,125
Campsite 1-50 people $130
Campsite 50-100 people $230
Campsite 100-200 people $430
Firewood Per rack $35
Pool Per day $100
Pool Per weekend $150

 

Groups must provide their own CPR & 1st Aid cardholder and provide a list of participants upon arrival at camp. 

There is a landline for emergencies 815-433-2976.

All groups must provide proof of insurance with Camp Tuckabatchee listed as additional insured for a minimum of $500,000.00.

  • A security deposit of $50.00 per 24 hours is required to hold your reservations.
  • Security deposits are non-refundable.

*IF YOU WILL NOT BE ARRIVING ON TIME PLEASE NOTIFY THE CAMP BY CALLING 815-433-2984, IF YOU DO NOT REACH A PERSON CALL 815-252-2985.

Rates are subject to change without notice.

Facilities

Volc Lodge / Winterized Lodge

The kitchen is equipped with an oven, microwave, and refrigerator. Cabinets hold dishes, glasses, silverware, a variety of utensils, and some pans. If you need to use a large pan or skillet, you will need to bring it with you. You will have to bring your own food, dish soap, and towels.

The restroom is complete with showers as well as toilets and sinks. You need to bring soap, towels, and washcloths.

You will have to bring sleeping bags, blankets, etc. Mattresses are available.

Rules:

  • GARBAGE REMOVAL: Take all the garbage to the dumpster.
  • FIRE BUILDING: You will have to bring dry kindling, newspaper, matches, and wood. Please build in fireplaces only. Extinguish completely before leaving. Clean out fireplaces before leaving. Place ashes in a barrel outside the kitchen door. Close dampers. Wood may be purchased at the camp for $30 a rack.
  • RESTROOM: Please leave the bathrooms as clean as you found them.
  • KITCHEN: Please leave the kitchen as clean as you found them.
  • FLOORS: Both upper and lower levels of the lodge should be swept.
  • ADULT SUPERVISION: Two adults for every 10 children under 18 should accompany a group to camp.
  • CLOSE PARKING AREA
  • Please treat this building with respect and care. Keep it clean for others to use and report any accidental damages promptly.

Main Camp:

10 sleeping cabins are available with approximately 12 beds each. There is NO electricity or heat in these cabins. Restrooms have electricity, flush toilets, sinks, and showers. You need to bring soap, towels, and washcloths.

McAtee Lodge is located in the main camp. This lodge features a modern kitchen, dining hall with seating for 100+ with a large stone fireplace.

Main Camp Rules:

  • GARBAGE REMOVAL: Take all the garbage to the dumpster.
  • FIRE BUILDING: You will have to bring dry kindling, newspaper, matches, and wood. Please build in fireplaces only. Extinguish completely before leaving. Clean out fireplaces before leaving. Place ashes in a barrel outside the kitchen door. Close dampers. Wood may be purchased at the camp for $30 a rack.
  • RESTROOM: Please leave the bathrooms as clean as you found them.
  • KITCHEN: Please leave clean. Remove all items from the refrigerator.
  • SWEEP: Please sweep all cabins used including the lodge.
  • ADULT SUPERVISION: Two adults for every 10 children under 18 should accompany a group to camp.
  • VEHICLES: No vehicles may cross the bridge. If you are bringing a large number of supplies, remember to bring help to haul from the parking area.
  • If something is broken report it to the office. PLEASE DO NOT attempt to fix it.
  • Camp Tuckabatchee has a septic system. PLEASE DO NOT flush anything except toilet paper.
  • Low impact on the environment must be your goal at all times. As you see the camp upon arrival, it must be the way it looks when you leave.

Makuala Point - Tent Site

  • 5 Large army tents on wood bases. Each tent will hold 5 adults.
  • Large fire pit.
  • No water or electricity.
  • Must walk to the site.
  • Windego - Primitive campsite
  • Large clearing with fire ring.
  • No buildings, restrooms, water or electricity.
  • Must walk to the site.

Additional Services Offered to our Rentals

  • Foodservice - full service or food only: prices vary to menu request.
  • Pool staff 
  • Child entertainment staff and supply: Per hour/supplies extra
  • Hike guides
  • Janitorial staff
  • Parking attendants

MAKE A RESERVATION

 

Ken Hicks, Executive Director
Lexie Harris, Program Director
Phone: (815)-433-2984
1973 N 35th Rd
Ottawa, IL 61350

[email protected]


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In loving memory of Kelly Bunnell

In Memory of Kelly Bunnell 8/6/1960 to 9/10/2021

8/6/1960 to 9/10/2021