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Gardner Camp Youth Featured on WGEM

We were happy to host Jayda Hill from WGEM at Gardner Camp to interview several Gardner Camp youth about their experiences at Camp. We think they did a wonderful job…
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Moon Filter

NEW Gardner Camp Astronomy Website

Gardner Camp has had an exciting year bringing in new resources for our Astronomy Program.  With the addition of a new, high-powered telescope and our digital StarLab planetarium, we are…
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night sky

NASA Night Sky Network

Gardner Camp is proud to announce its acceptance into the NASA Night Sky Network (NSN).  The NASA Night Sky Network is a nationwide coalition of amateur astronomy clubs bringing the…
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Fishing Pond

New Youth Fishing Pond

Fishing, Frogging, Ice Skating, oh my! Late this summer and early fall, we completed construction on a brand-new, 3-acre youth fishing pond.  A wetland area within walking distance from Gardner…
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Star Lab

Awarded Rotary Grant for StarLab

PIN OAK FOUNDATION RECEIVES LARGEST GRANT TO DATE FROM ROTARY FOUNDATION OF QUINCY FOR GARDNER CAMP STARLAB A recent $35,000 donation will show Quincy area students that the sky is…
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Bobcat

2020 Youth Hunting Season Kicks Off

And so, it begins – we work and wait all year long for this season! In early September through mid-January, the weekends at GC are filled with wide-eyed kiddos and…
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Free Nature Summer Webinars

GARDNER CAMP AND JWCC PARTNER TO OFFER A FREE VIRTUAL NATURE SUMMER FOR FAMILIES Hull, IL – Gardner Camp and John Wood Community College JDUB Academy have teamed up to…
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Bow and Arrow

New Girl Scouts Outdoor Skills Program

GARDNER CAMP OFFERS NEW GIRLS-ONLY OUTDOOR SKILLS PROGRAM IN PARTNERSHIP WITH GIRL SCOUTS Hull, IL – In partnership with Girl Scouts of Central Illinois, Gardner Camp has designed a series…
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Passenger Trailer

Awarded Grant for New Passenger Trailer

PIN OAK FOUNDATION RECEIVES GRANT FROM TRACY FAMILY FOUNDATION FOR GARDNER CAMP Quincy, IL – Pin Oak Foundation has been awarded a $13,750 grant from Tracy Family Foundation toward the…
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