Camping Grounds Northbrook IL

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Decoma Day Camp
(847) 945-4455
1304 Rosewood Avenue
Deerfield, IL
Jewish Council for Youth Services - North Shore- Parent and Child Care Centers- Camps- Lincoln
800 Clavey Road
Highland Park, IL
Discovery Day Camp IncC
(847) 831-2879
858 Ridge Road
Highland Park, IL
Uncle Dan`s Army-Navy Camping & Travel
(847) 266-8600
1847 2nd Street
Highland Park, IL
Dacoma Day Camp
(847) 272-4560
4350 Walters Avenue
Northbrook, IL
Discovery Day Camp Inc
(847) 831-2879
858 Ridge Road
Highland Park, IL
Highland Park Country Club
(847) 433-4000
1201 Park Avenue West
Highland Park, IL
Camp Ojibwa for Boys
(847) 831-5374
1549 Arbor Avenue
Highland Park, IL
Countryside Montessori School
(847) 498-1105
1985 Pfingsten Road
Northbrook, IL
JCC Camp Chi
(847) 272-2301
3050 Woodridge Lane
Northbrook, 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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