Camp is open year-round

 

Camp Torqua is 72 acres of meadows, rolling hills, and woods located near Edwardsville, Illinois. The "Pumpkin Patch" program center and five cabins provide a friendly, comfortable, and accessible setting for groups.

Additional housing includes two troop houses, one cabin unit and one tent-pitching site.

 


 

 

Program activities include a fitness course, hiking trails, pond exploration and a Team Challenge Course consisting of a unique series of outdoor obstacles.

 

Below is a list of accommodations for each unit in Camp Torqua.

 

Pumpkin Patch
 

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Capacity – 60 people (Unit “A” 36,
Unit “B” 24)
Available Year Round

Pumpkin Patch is an accessible unit that can be reserved as a complete unit (“A” and “B”) or separate units. Unit “A” consist of 3 heated cabins with electric lights that each sleep 12 in wood bunkbeds with mattresses. Unit “A” comes with access to half of the heated and cooled program center which contains a kitchen with a refrigerator, stove and microwave, tables/chairs and a bathroom with 2 flush toilets and 2 showers. Unit “A” has access to a fire pit.


Unit “B” consist of 2 heated cabins with electric lights that each sleep 12 in wood bunkbeds with mattresses. Unit “B” comes with access to half of the heated and cooled program center which contains a kitchen with a refrigerator, stove and microwave, tables/chairs and a bathroom with 2 flush toilets and 2 showers. Unit “B” has access to a fire pit and a picnic shelter with electricity and lights.

   
Tuckaway
 

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Capacity – 30 people
Available Year Round

Tuckaway is an accessible unit that has a heated and cooled lodge with a kitchen (refrigerator, stove and microwave), bathroom with one flush toilet, mattresses, tables/chairs and a fireplace. The unit also comes with a fire pit and a picnic shelter with electricity and lights. Tuckaway has access to the Lisetta/Tuckaway showerhouse nearby.

   
Lisetta
 

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Capacity – 30 people
Available Year Round

Lisetta is an accessible unit that has a heated and cooled lodge with a kitchen (refrigerator, stove and microwave), mattresses and tables/chairs. The unit also comes with a fire pit and a picnic shelter with electricity and lights. Lisetta has access to the Lisetta/Tuckaway showerhouse nearby.

   
Lakota Cove
 

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Capacity – 16 people
Available April 1st to October 31st

Lakota Cove consists of 4 cabins with electric lights and wood bunks with mattresses. The unit comes with a picnic shelter with electricity and lights, refrigeration, fire pit, water hydrant and latrine. Lakota Cove has no access to flush toilets or showers.

   
Hedgeapple
 

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Capacity – 30 people
Available April 1st to October 31st

Hedgeapple is for tent pitching or day use. The unit contains a shelter with electricity and lights, a fire pit, water hydrant and latrine. Hedgeapple has no access to refrigeration, flush toilets or showers.

   

 

 

 

Camp Torqua Information Sheet - Camp Torqua Equipment Requisition Form
How to Reserve a Council Site
- Camp Application - General Camp Information
Girl Scout Usage Fees - Outside Group Usage Fees - Check-out List

 

For more site or reservation information, please contact the service center at 618.692.0692 - 800.345.6858 or by email at: chering@gsofsi.org

 
   
   

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