Outdoor experiences enrich our perception of the world and support healthy development. Increase your creativity and cognitive skills by spending some time in the great outdoors in southern Illinois at either Camp Manitowa location.
Campers and retreat attendees of all ages can take advantage of outdoor adventure opportunities in the woods of southern Illinois. Both properties offer private lakes and Rend Lake is just a short shuttle ride away. Build sand castles, bike trails, drive golf balls at the 27 hole golf course, play on the frisbee golf courses, ride horses, water ski or tube, the outdoor activity list is endless at our combined 300 acres of southern Illinois properties. Summer campers take trips into local community farmers markets, as well as visits to Shawnee National Forest for day trips and overnights.