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Camp Widjiwagan

Conveniently located on Lake Springfield, Camp Widjiwagan is a 67 acre wooded haven used for camping, events and trainings. Accommodations include three heated lodges with electricity, kitchens, and fireplaces. Conestoga wagons, and platform tents.

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Widjiwagan Lodge

The Widji Lodge, built in 1936, is available year-round. Throughout the year, the historical lodge is used to host programs and serves as a dining hall during summer camp. The lodge accommodates 36 people sleeping on mattresses and includes a fireplace, kitchen, and indoor flush toilets. Table and chairs are available.


Buccaneer is a uniquely designed sleeping cabin that can sleep up to 24 people on mattresses. Groups can use the kitchen and restroom facilities and cozy around the fireplace. Tables and chairs are available for dining and a deck surrounds the building.

Dad's House

Dad’s House was built in 1941 by a group of Girl Scout dads. This house serves as the camp nurse office during summer camp and has air conditioning, wood floors, fireplace, kitchen, indoor flush toilets, and a shower. Dad’s House accommodates 25 sleepers on mattresses and has a separate leader’s room.

Gypsy Covered Wagons

Gypsy unit features four covered wagons that sleep eight people each in bunk beds. The wagons surround a large fire circle and are located adjacent to the restrooms at Orion.

Viking Tent Unit

One camping unit is available at Camp Widjiwagan—Viking.  It has screened cabins with canvas sides, cots and mattresses, a fire circle and flush toilets within a short walking distance. Sleeps 24. 

Camp Widjiwagan has a is a double-decker high ropes course with elements at 20’ and 40’, a foot climbing tower and a low elements course can provide high adventure and team building for your group. Also, explore Lake Springfield in a canoe or hike along the beginner trails. These activities are dependent on trained staff and/or volunteer availability.

To learn more about the Challenge Course contact Lisa Wall.

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Camp Widjiwagan
71 Wienold Lane
Springfield, IL 62711