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Camping 101

people setting up a tent at a Camping 101 event
Setting up a tent at a Camping 101 at Camp Shabbona Woods.

Date & Time:

Thu, Nov 18 • 5:30 pm - 7 pm


Camp Reinberg
1801 N Quentin Rd
Palatine, IL 60074 (view web map)


Free hands-on workshop designed to teach anyone basic camping skills. Topics include tent setup, campfire cooking, camping fun, dressing for camping, camping etiquette and more. Have a tent from home you need to practice setting up? Bring it with and we will walk you through it.

All visitors over 2 years of age must wear a mask indoors at all times. Unvaccinated visitors should also wear a mask outdoors when physical distancing (six feet from other people) is not possible.

Registration Required: Email experience.camping@cookcountyil.gov.


  • 708-771-1573
  • experience.camping@cookcountyil.gov