Nestled within the Forest Preserve District’s largest group of properties in northern Kane County is Camp Tomo Chi-Chi Knolls
, a 260-acre parcel devoted to youth group camping and recreation. If you’re looking for a convenient location for youth camping in a gorgeous, natural setting, you’ll find it here.
Camp Tomo Chi-Chi Knolls is set on rolling hills of oak-hickory woodlands, quality wetlands and open meadow areas. It provides endless opportunities for hiking and other activities. We think you’ll agree that Camp Tomo Chi-Chi Knolls has much to offer in an amazing setting at an affordable price.
Tent Camping Site Rental
Camp Tomo Chi-Chi Knolls is adjacent to the Freeman Kame-Meagher Forest Preserve in northern Kane County and is specifically reserved for scouts and youth groups. Thirteen tent camping sites will accommodate up to 25 campers each for a total of 325 youth campers. Firewood is provided. Groups may rent one or more of the sites. Rental fees are $25 per day/night per site for in-county groups; and $50 per day/night per site for out-of-county groups.
In addition to tent camping, Camp Tomo Chi-Chi Knolls features a large, rustic lodge equipped with bathrooms, stove, refrigerator, tables and chairs and a wood burning fireplace. Lodge capacity is 100 people. Overnight use is permitted, however, no sleeping amenities are provided. Groups will need to bring their own cots or sleeping bags.
Lodge rental (in conjunction with 4 or more camp site rentals) is at a discounted rate of $50 per day/night for in-county youth groups; and $75 per day/night for out-of county youth groups.
Lodge rental (without 4 or more camp site rentals) is $100 per day/night for in-county youth groups; and $150 per day/night for out-of-county youth groups.
Public lodge rental: Daytime rental of the lodge is available when camp sites are not previously booked. Daytime, public rental of the lodge is $150 for in-county, public groups; and $200 for out-of-county, public groups. Overnight rental is not permitted for public groups.
To reserve sites and/or the lodge for your youth group or scouting organization, or for more information, please contact the Forest Preserve District of Kane County’s Reservations Department at (630) 232-1242.