"Great American Backyard Campout" to be held June 22, 2013 at Hickory Creek Preserve in Will County

"Great American Backyard Campout" 
to be held June 22, 2013
at Hickory Creek Preserve in Will County



     On June 22nd, families and friends across America can take part in the "Great American Backyard Campout" sponsored by the National Wildlife Federation.

     In  Will County, IL ... the event is to be held at the Environmental Learning Center, located at the Hickory Creek Preserve - LaPorte Road Access, in Mokena.   The Environmental Learning Center is the official Will County Forest Preserve District site.

     This one-night event starts promptly at Noon on Saturday, June 22nd, and runs until Noon on Sunday, the following day.  Check-in runs from 9 to 11:30 am on the 22nd.  

     Registration is mandatory for those wishing to participate.  In Will County you must call ... 708.479.2255 ... and register no later than Saturday, June 15th.  An agenda, confirmation packet and packing list will be mailed to participants upon completion of Registration.

     There is a fee to participate in this event.  Fees are:

     Environmental Learning Center Platform Tents:
     Adults:  $15
     Child:    $10
     (Limit - 8 families)

     Primitive Camping @ Cleveland Road:
     Adults:  $11
     Child:    $ 7
     (Limit  - 5 families)

     Your paid fee includes:  Your campsite, guided activities, firewood for a campfire, and Saturday evening's campfire with S'Mores.  All hosted activities take place in the outdoors.  Attendees will have a chance to canoe on the Preserve's pond and hike on its trails.  There will also be opportunities for some "free" time so you can explore on your own.

     Facilities available at the Hickory Creek Preserve/Environmental Learning Center can be found HERE ... latrines and water are available.  Those needing auxiliary aids or service to take part in this event are asked to request these aids upon Registration ... or via an online request.


    For information regarding other locations participating in this event, go to:  National Wildlife Federal website/Find campsites.  Monies raised by this nationwide event are used to establish and maintain programs that make outdoor time a priority to protect children's health and ensure their readiness to learn. 

     Make this summer a memorable one for your entire family.  Register now to take part in the "Great American Backyard Campout" being held at the Forest Preserve of Will County's Environmental Learning Center - Hickory Creek Preserve (LaPorte Road Access) in Mokena on June 22nd!


     The Forest Preserve of Will County, and its many locations and activities, is just one of the many benefits of living within Will County, IL.  If you are hoping to Buy a Home or Refinance within Will County, nearby DuPage County, or elsewhere in the Chicagoland region ... contact me!  I'll put my 36+ years of mortgage experience and expertise hard to work on your behalf.
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