Eco Camp

A Free Ecology Day Camp for Children

Last week of July, 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

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Enroll your children, ages 5-12, for a free week-long day camp with the goal of learning how to be ecologically friendly. Children who are 5 years old will be accepted if they will be in First Grade in August. EcoCamp takes place from Monday to Friday.

Daily themes will explore the earth’s traditional basic elements: Earth, Air, Water, Fire and Spirit. Activities galore including scientific demonstrations, games, songs, art/crafts, stories, nature activities, scavenger hunts, green technology, growing food, recycling and much MORE, including a free camp tee-shirt.

Teens 13 and over can register as Teen Counselors. To volunteer your teen as a counselor, contact our Director of Religious Education at

Campers (and families) are invited to participate in a Saturday action in Springfield and a Sunday graduation program and celebration at ALUUC, which will be the weekend after camp.


Registration for camp opens on June 1st before camp. For more information, please call 217-585-9550, or email our registrar Diana DeWeese at

Volunteering and Donations

Meals and snacks are provided by volunteers. To volunteer to help with lunches and snacks, contact Elaine Orr at

To volunteer as a presenter, contact our Director of Religious Education Pat Woods at or Phil Anderson at

We are asking for outside donations of $50 to sponsor a child. Your support allows us to offer this wonderful camp for free. Please give generously. We will use your contribution to educate the environmental stewards of tomorrow. These kids may one day save the planet!

To contribute financially or sponsor a child, contact We will be accepting donations for Eco Camp after church services. You can also mail your donation to ALUUC, 745 Woodside Road, Springfield, IL 62711. Write Eco Camp in the memo line.

Previous Eco Camps

Eco Camp 2017: Guardians of the Phoenix Fire

Eco Camp 2017, Guardians of the Phoenix Fire, July 24-28, 2017.
Dates: July 24th through July 28th, 2017

Eco Camp 2016: Stewards of the Earth

ALUUC Eco Camp 2016: Stewards of the Earth - July 25-29
Dates: July 25th through July 29th, 2016

Eco Camp 2015: Mysteries of the Web

Eco Camp 2015 Mysteries of the Web, July 27-31, 2015
Dates: July 27th through July 31st, 2015

Eco Camp 2014: Guardians of the Orb


Dates: July 28th through August 1st, 2014

Eco Camp 2013

Dates: July 29th through August 2nd, 2013

*Eco Camp logos are original artworks by Zion Engel.

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