Girl Scouts, Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts are Youth Acres #1 visitors. Scouts come from all over Central Illinois to camp and work on their scout activities.

Frequently asked question:
  • Q: If I rent one or more of the physical structures (Bungalows, Bunkhouse or Cabin), do I still need to pay for setting up tents?
  • A: Yes. Tents are a separate fee, regardless if you have rented one of the physical structures. Example: (1) Bungalow at $25/night +(up to 3) tents at $25/night = $50 total.

Rules and regulations
Please ensure your group strictly adheres to the following list. Failure to follow our rules and regulations will result in immediate removal from the premises and loss of your deposit. Keep Youth Acres safe and enjoyable for everyone!

  • No firearms or fireworks allowed
  • No alcohol or illegal drugs allowed
  • No swimming
  • No disorderly conduct
  • No property damage
  • No hunting
  • No mini bikes or ATV's
  • No littering
  • You are required to follow the Illinois Dept. of Natural Resources boating and fishing regulations while on Canton Lake.
  • Do not move picnic tables or fire rings
  • Campfires in the fire ring only. Burn wood, paper and biodegradable materials only. Upon departure, please extinguish your fire completely.
  • Campers are required to maintain a clean campsite. Trashcans are provided throughout the campground. If your site is left a mess, you will lose your deposit.
  • Children and minors must be supervised by adults at all times.
  • Camping is permitted in designated areas only.
  • You may cut and gather fallen trees. No cutting down trees for firewood.
  • Pets are welcome, but must be kept on a leash. You must clean up after your pet and deposed of in one of our trash receptacles. Excessive barking will not be tolerated. Do not leave your pets behind when you are away from your campsite.
Schedule outing

Fill out the form below and will contact you within 24 hours. Or you can call us at: (309) 647-8724

Deposit Required: A $25 will be returned if no damages and campsite is clean prior to leaving.

Payment will be provided at the time of check-in at Youth Acres.

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