Camping Grounds Chicago IL

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Chicago Bears Youth Football Camps
213 N Morgan St #1A
Chicago, IL
Camp Ramah in Wisconsin Inc
(312) 606-9316
65 East Wacker Place Suite 820
Chicago, IL
Mid-Town Tennis Club
(773) 235-2300
2020 West Fullerton Avenue
Chicago, IL
Chicago River Canoe & Kayak
(773) 252-3307
3400 North Rockwell Street
Chicago, IL
One Step at A Time Camp
(773) 862-2267
3207 North Pontiac Avenue
Chicago, IL
Chicago Blackhawk Youth Hockey Camps
213 North Morgan Street 1A
Chicago, IL
Childtime Learning Centers4
(312) 573-8900
1111 North Wells Street
Chicago, IL
Fred`s Camps
(773) 348-3733
2323 North Sheffield Avenue
Chicago, IL
Camp Extreme
(773) 539-2820
6310 North Lincoln Avenue
Chicago, IL
JFH Educational Academy Inc
(708) 456-5512
7642 West Irving Park Road
Chicago, IL

Campsite Courtesy

"The highest compliment anybody can pay you occurs when he arrives at a campsite the day after you left it and wonders whether anyone's camped there recently," says Les. "Your objective should be to leave it much as it was when you got there, if not better."

According to Les, the first and foremost campsite rule is to leave no sign of human waste. He recommends using a shovel to dig a small hole, then using the shovel to properly cover any fecal matter and toilet tissue. It's disgusting to think about, but Les says he's seen more than one campsite ruined in this regard by discourteous campers.

When it comes to other kinds of refuse, he notes, "If you can pack it in, pack it out."Don't leave trash behind, even if it's not yours.

When pitching camp, Les says to make sure you're back a minimum of 200 feet from water and trails. "A water source is your prime requirement," he says of site selection. But, he adds, proximity to water often means boggy ground. To avoid damaging the area, look for a sandy or rocky strip of beach to use as water access.

Les also recommends that you check with jurisdiction authorities to determine current fire regulations. If your campsite has a pre-established fire pit, don't make a new one. If you're in an area that's never had a fire pit before, asbestos cloths made for such use helps protect the ground. When gathering fuel for your fire, use only dead and downed timber.

"We're really strong proponents of leave-no-trace camping,...

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