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Loyola University Retreat and Ecology Campus (LUREC)

2710 South Country Club Road, Woodstock, IL 60098

Hiking & Trails

Encompassed in 100 acres of lush greenery, Loyola University Retreat and Ecology Campus provides a serene setting for overnight retreats, meetings, team building, classes, and private/community events.

Open year-round, the campus can accommodate groups of 12-200 guests. Facility highlights include one of the largest challenge courses in the state, culinary team building, farm workshops, comfortable housing/meeting spaces, sustainable dining options, a fire pit, basketball/ tennis courts, and hiking trails. Loyola is committed to maintaining the biodiversity of the campus and encourages sustainability, conservation, and restoration efforts. Programs focus on building communication, goal-setting, problem-solving and leadership skills. An outdoor challenge course includes a three-sided climbing tower, two high-rope courses, a zip line and 15 rope elements. A culinary teambuilding program in the demonstration kitchen is followed by a farm-to-table meal. 

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