• Camp Timber-lee Information


    Please be advised, due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, operations for Camp Timber-Lee are currently suspended. Updates regarding future operations will be will be provided as information is made available. 

    Fifth graders across District 65 have the opportunity to participate in the annual Bob Gilbert Outdoor Education Program (Camp Timber-lee) each spring. Approximately 90 miles from Chicago, the camp is located in East Troy, Wisconsin. Students attend camp for two days (overnight) during the week of March 30, 2020. Specific dates are assigned by school:

    M/T - Dewey/Lincolnwood/Oakton
    T/W - Dawes/Washington/ Orrington
    W/Th - King/Rhodes/Willard/Park
    Th/F - Kingsley/Lincoln/Walker/Rice

    Information is shared with fifth grade families each spring. Parents/guardians are asked to complete permission forms (due by March 20) and to review the Camp Timber-lee Student Handbook for details about the camp experience. An information session is also held prior to the visit (Thursday, February 20, from 7-8pm, at the JEH Education Center - 1500 McDaniel Ave, Evanston). 2020 Camp Timber-lee Presentation

    Camp Timber-lee Student Handbook (English)

    Camp Timber-lee Student Handbook (Spanish)

    Camp fees are handled via the district office. Payments can be made online. If another method of payment is preferred, or if you have any questions, please contact Olivia Trejo at (847) 859-8016 or trejoo@district65.net. Full and partial fee waivers are available.

    Donations to Camp Timber-lee keep camp fees below cost and they provide opportunities for students who otherwise wouldn’t be able to attend. Without donations, the district would not be able to support its commitment to making camp a possibility for every student. Please consider making a donation.