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Ingersoll Scout Reservation

2019 Summer Camp Information 

Ingersoll Scout Reservation is the primary resident camp of the W. D. Boyce Council of the Boy Scouts of America.  Located west of London Mills, IL, the reservation encompasses almost 1,000 acres of woodland and prairie between Fulton and Know Counties.  The Cedar Creek, a tributary of the Spoon River, forms most of the southern boundary of the camp.  Initially founded as Wilderness Camp in 1963, the camp was renamed in 1973 to posthumously honor William P. Ingersoll, a local philanthropist who helped in the camp's initial purchase.  Find out more about Ingersoll Scout Reservation at isrsummercamp.org

Fill out the 2019 ISR Reservation Form and return to the Peoria Scout Service Center to reserve your spot at Ingersoll Scout Reservation for the summer 2019.  

Visit our website isrsummercamp.org

Year-round activities happen at Ingersoll Scout Reservation. One of the main highlights every year is Scouts, BSA Summer Camp. This week-long adventure occurs during adventure-filled weeks from June though July. Scouts can earn merit badges or complete requirements for their ranks, kayak down the Cedar Creek, or cool off in the pool. For those who like high adventure, we offer a 50 ft. climbing tower, C.O.P.E. course, and our famous Outpost Programs. At Ingersoll Scout Reservation, we strive to provide a total summer camp experience in the outdoors.  Take a look at the 2019 Leader's Guide to see all that is offered at Scouts, BSA Summer Camp at ISR!

2019 Climbing & Shooting Weekends

Come to ISR to climb, shoot, or do both!  Six Climbing and Shooting Weekends planned for 2019.  Climb the 50 foot climbing tower, ride the zipline, shoot rifles and shotguns!  While you are out at Ingersoll, campout and enjoy the rest of the camp!  To register fill out the Application to use Climbing Tower, Shooting Ranges, and a Camp Use Form and send them to the Peoria Scout Service Center.  

2019 Dates are:  March 23, April 13, May 18, August 17, September 21, October 26

It is required for participation in Climbing & Shooting Weekends all youth and adults must bring a completed Annual Health and Medical Record (Part A & B) to ISR and present it to the Instructors.  Part A - Informed Consent, Release Agreement, and Authorization will be kept and Part B will be returned.   

 

Activities for Ingersoll Weekend Campers

Scout troops will be able to rent the camp's mountain bikes for weekend trail riding.  Participants must have a current BSA medical form part A, B and watch a safety video before coming to camp. Bikes will be available from 8:30am until 30 minutes before sunset.  Cost is $100 for 15 bikes.  Contact Diann.Franklin@scouting.org

Troops or packs also can participate in the Ingersoll Geocache Course.  See if your group can locate all 10 hidden items spread throughout the whole camp.  Preprogrammed GPS units are available for rent through a CUF.  We recommend one unit for ever 5-7 scouts.  Contact Diann.Franklin@scouting.org for questions or reservations or mark "GPS units" on your camp use form.

 

Fall-Winter-Spring ISR Camp Information

Annual Health and Medical Record

Ingersoll Scout Reservation (ISR) is a complete service camp of the W. D. Boyce Council. Since 1965, ISR has been providing quality and memorable outdoor experiences for youth and adults alike.

 

Ingersoll Scout Reservation Address

33 Knox Road, 650 E
London Mills, IL 61544

Camp Phone Number - 309 486-3398
Camp Fax Number - 309 486-3778

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