Shady Oaks Camp
- SPECIAL RECREATION
Shady Oaks Camp provides outdoor fun and recreation for children and adults with disabilities. The camp, located 35 miles southwest of Chicago, was built specifically around the special needs of these campers. Shady Oaks provides 8 weeks of 1:1 camping for male and female campers. Programs at the camp include planned recreation, games, arts & crafts and swimming. All are adapted to fit the needs of each individual camper. At Shady Oaks, every summer since 1947, these campers enjoy 2 to 8 weeks of field trips, movies, swimming, campfires, song fests, handicrafts, talent shows, parties, and special adapted games. In addition to in-camp activities, there are field trips to entertainment areas and cultural centers, enabling campers to join in the everyday activities of living in the mainstream of life. Field trips may include 4th of July local fireworks show, baseball games, museums, theatres, and other places of interest within the greater Chicago land area.
We are located in Homer Glen, Illinois. Approx 30 miles SW of Chicago Illinois. It is easy accessible from I-55, I-80 and Illinois RT 45/LaGrange Road. Or 2 miles east of 355 exit at 159th St.