Chicago Northwest KOA Recreation

Suburban Camping in the wider Chicago Metropolitan Area, 55 miles from Downtown Chicago

Chicago Northwest KOA Recreation

There are a variety of activities planned each weekend! They are usually being posted by Thursday.
During the week, we are adding an ‘Introduction to Gem Mining Fun’ per customer request. Check with front desk for times.

Ice Cream Socials

Ice Cream Socials

"All You Can Eat" ice cream for $3 per person!  During the summer months we offer our very popular Ice Cream Socials. Build your own sundaes topped with syrup and sprinkles!

Haywagon Rides

Haywagon Rides

Enjoy old fashioned free hay wagon rides on weekends during the summer month. It gets exciting on hot days with ‘Water Wars'! Bring your own water gun or use one of the small ones that we provide. Campers on sites are invited to ‘retaliate'!
Join the summer fun!

Bingo

Bingo

Who doesn't love Bingo. Play one card or as many as you like. We play Bingo on select weekends from Memorial Weekend through Labor Day weekend. Come and join in on the fun.

Flashlight Candy Hunt

Flashlight Candy Hunt

No child is too young or too old to join the candy hunt! Bring your flashlight and meet in front of the store! Plenty of candy  for all!

Face Painting

Face Painting

It brings fun and smiles and it warms your heart to see the pretty faces!

50/50 Raffle

50/50 Raffle

Join our fundraising efforts for Care Camps! All benefits of this weekly raffle go towards helping families that have a child with cancer!

Tie Dye T-shirts

Tie Dye T-shirts

One of our most popular activities for all ages! We carry T-shirts for the whole family. How fun it is to wear you own unique T-shirt to school or at home, when planning your next trip!

Polar Plunge/Pool Games/Frozen T-shirt contest

Polar Plunge/Pool Games/Frozen T-shirt contest

Our bravest campers young and old come together for a Polar Plunge during the early pool season. They are being sponsored by their family members and friends. Everybody wins a price! All benefits go towards Care Camps for kids with cancer!

Our frozen T-shirt contests will take place on the hottest long summer weekends!

Egg Hatching

Egg Hatching

Ever wondered how dinosaurs, unicorns or chicken hatch? This short activity lets you take your egg home with you. It will take a little patience but your new baby friend will be born to you soon!

Crafts

Crafts

Create a gift for the person, who took you camping!

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