5th Annual Allerton Family Campout and Exploration

Spend the weekend exploring Allerton’s Natural Areas with the whole family! Champaign Outdoors presents this hassle-free camping experience, providing families the opportunity to enjoy the outdoors and learn about nature.

Spend the day helping biologists (from the U of I Illinois Natural History Survey and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources) catch, identify, and release various wildlife; try out the newest camping gear and gadgets from Champaign Outdoors (formerly Champaign Surplus), and enjoy a live wildlife show by NHECM: Natural History Education Co. of the MidSouth. After dinner, relax by the campfire for stories, s’mores and sing along, or go on a stargazing night hike led by the U of I Astronomy Department – Astronomy Illinois.

In the morning, sleep-in or get up early to enjoy breakfast, help check wildlife traps, catch birds, or stretch your legs on a biologist-led hike.

View the complete schedule* here.

This event will be limited to 250 people.

Allerton Family Campout FAQS

What do I need to bring?

What’s included with my ticket?

*Schedule subject to change

 

 

Date

Sep 28 2019 - Sep 29 2019

Time

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Cost

Adult (10+) $15; Child (9 and under) $10

More Info

TICKETS

Location

The Meadow

Reader Interactions