Camp Hope

Camp Hope

Camp Hope at JCYS Campgrounds

26710 West Nippersink Rd.
Ingleside, IL 60041
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Ruth Lodge is home base for Camp Hope on the grounds of JYCS Camp Henry Horner in Ingleside, Il. Ruth Lodge contains two dormitories and a common area for meals and activities. Camp Hope also uses an additional two cabins which are very near to Ruth Lodge . Together they accommodate 22 campers and their specially paired buddy.



 

For the five days, campers can enjoy:

• Heated pool with slide and a spacious sun or shaded deck
• Lakefront beach on Wooster Lake featuring boating, canoeing, peddle boats, sailing, fishing and the "Glickman Waterworks". The waterworks includes an aqua jump trampoline, an 8 Iceberg climbing device, a "Saturn"(spinning top), a surf slide and a water mat.
• 45’ climbing tower    
• Sand volleyball and Baseball diamond    
• Large fields for field games and horseback riding
• Bonfire
• Auditorium w/ stage


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Directions:

From Chicago and the South Suburbs

Follow the Kennedy onto the Edens Expressway (I-94 West)
Follow I-94 West onto the Tollway (I-94)
Continue on I-94 to Route 120 (Belvidere Road)
Exit Westbound on Route 120 and go 10.1 miles to Wilson Road (traffic light)
Turn Right on Wilson Road and go approximately 2 miles to Nippersink Road
Turn Left on Nippersink Road and go approximately 1 mile to Camp Henry Horner
**The camp entrance is on the Right; it is recessed a bit from the road and there is an overhanging camp sign that you drive under when you come in. The entrance is across from Fischer Estates (Delores Court).


From the West Suburbs

Take I-294 North
Alternate Directions from the West Suburbs
Follow Route 53 North to Lake Cook Road
Exit Westbound Lake Cook Road and go about 1/2 mile to Route 12
Turn Right on Route 12 and go West (North)
Follow Route 12 Past Lake Zurich and Wauconda Continue on Route 12 to Route 120 (traffic light)
Turn right on Route 120 and go to Wilson Road (traffic light)
Turn left on Wilson Road and go approximately 2 miles to Nippersink Road
Turn left on Nippersink Road and go approximately 1 mile to Camp Henry Horner
**The camp entrance is on the Right; it is recessed a bit from the road and there is an overhanging camp sign that you drive under when you come in. The entrance is across from Fischer Estates (Delores Court).


From the North (Wisconsin)

Head South on I-94 to Route 21
Exit Southbound on Route 21 and follow it to Route 120 (Belvidere Road)
Turn right on Route 120 (Belvidere Road) and go 10.1 miles to Wilson Road (traffic light)
Turn Right on Wilson Road and go approximately 2 miles to Nippersink Road
Turn Left on Nippersink Road and go approximately 1 mile to Camp Henry Horner
**The camp entrance is on the Right; it is recessed a bit from the road and there is an overhanging camp sign that you drive under when you come in. The entrance is across from Fischer Estates (Delores Court).


Alternate Route from Wisconsin

Follow Route 12 South into Illinois past Richmond into Fox Lake
About 2 miles South of Fox Lake, turn left onto Route 134 (traffic light Big Hollow Road)
Go up Route 134 about 100 yards and turn right onto Nippersink Road
Follow Nippersink about 1 mile to Camp Henry Horner
**The camp entrance is on the Left; it is recessed a bit from the road and there is an overhanging camp sign that you drive under when you come in. The entrance is across from Fischer Estates (Delores Court).