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4.1.3. Camp Torqua

Camp Torqua

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.

Visit our Forms section for all the Camp Torqua and general camp documents.

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

Pumpkin Patch
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” consists 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, microwave, tables/chairs and a bathroom with 2 flush toilets and 2 showers.  Unit “A” has access to a fire pit.

Unit “B” consists 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, 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
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
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
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
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.