In 2010, owners Dan and Andy bought and invested $1 million in construction and a complete renovation of Camp Manitowa Rend Lake’s facilities. They opened that summer for their first season and have held sleep away summer camps and retreats and festivals at the 40 acre property ever since.

Camp Manitowa Rend Lake offers campers and renters the newest, freshest camp in the Benton area of southern Illinois, with all of the following amenities:

  • 10 yurts with a total capacity of 180
  • Office building and dorm. 8 dorm rooms with a total capacity of 24
  • Eight cabins with a total capacity of 64
  • Commercial kitchen
  • Health center
  • “Wig Wam” recreation lodge & game room
  • Outdoor, 4 foot deep, 25 foot length swimming pool
  • Little league grade baseball/softball field
  • All purpose athletic field
  • Archery range
  • GA GA! pit
  • Volley ball court
  • Full-court blacktop basketball court
  • 50 foot high ropes challenge course
  • 50 foot high climbing tower
  • 400 foot zip line
  • 40 acre Lake Hamilton – Canoeing and kayaking, aqua-park, fishing, water trampoline
  • 19,000 acre Rend Lake – Water skiing & water recreation
  • 35 foot diameter, 5-circuit Chartres replica labyrinth
  • Large campfire circle
  • Outdoor performance stage

To learn more about this facility contact Dan Grabel – 314.348.6412 – dan@campmanitowa.com