Winter Camp Program

Resident Camp, December 27-30, 2018

For 7 through 16 year old boys and girls.

  • Tobogganing
  • Downhill Skiing
  • Teen Dance
  • Roller Skating
  • Snow Games
  • Ice-Skating
  • Campfires
  • ....and much more!

All campers stay in comfortable, heated cabins, with meals served in William Rust Lodge. Rockland Lake is a wonderful setting for ice-skating, while our toboggan slide, open fields, and acres of woodland provide winter fun!

Transportation is provided by supervised, chartered, Coach USA buses, which depart at 8:00 am on December 27th and return at noon on December 30th. Bus stop locations include:

  • Buehler Y, Palatine
  • B.R. Ryall Y, Glen Ellyn
  • Elmhurst Y, Elmhurst
  • Kroehler YMCA, Naperville
  • Indian Boundary Y, Downers Grove
  • LaGrange Area (Ogden & Brainard)
  • Foglia Y, Lake Zurich
  • High Ridge Y, Chicago

Camp's fee includes charter bus transportation, one trip skiing at nearby Grand Geneva Resort in Lake Geneva, a roller skating party, nine meals, snacks, lodging, general programs, and supervision by counselors who have served in our summer camp program.

To register for overnight camp, mail or fax the completed Winter Camp registration form and a $175 non-refundable deposit to YMCA Camp MacLean, or register online. A clothing list and bus information will be mailed upon receipt of your registration. The total camp fee is due by December 20, 2018.


Each day will be full of both indoor and outdoor camp games and activities including broomball, snow games, sledding, arts and crafts, tobogganing, and much more! 


In addition to all of the fun activities here at camp there will be two optional fieldtrips. 

  • A ski-trip to Grand Geneva Resort's Mountain Top on Thursday evening.
  • Rollerskating at Traxside Roller Rink on Friday evening.


Rockland Lake is a wonderful setting for ice-skating and our toboggan slide, open fields, and acres of woodland provide plenty of space for winter fun! Our cabins are well-heated for a cozy night's sleep. All meals are prepared and served in William Rust Lodge. 


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