About Us


Eagle Crest Camp is a lot of things:


  • We are a ministry of The Salvation Army.

  • We are a retreat and small conference center predominantly for Christian churches and/or organizations.

  • We are a summer camp for The Salvation Army church and social service programs ministering to well over 1,000 kids each summer.

  • We are a school and business all-purpose meeting and event center serving the Peoria/Central Illinois Region.

  • We are a proud member of the Christian Camp and Conference Association (CCCA)

  • We are an all-season facility

  • We are driven to serve our guests due to our love of God and in the spirit of our Lord Jesus Christ.

  • We are a camp that employs over 40 summer seasonal ministry team members including many international counselors and lifeguards.

  • We are able to accomodate groups both big and small.

  • We are able to accomodate lodging requests from tent/camper camping to cabin bunkhouse lodging to motel-style lodge rooms and a couple houses.

  • We are home to numerous indoor and outdoor recreation activities.

    and much, much more

Our Mission:

Eagle Crest Camp, a ministry of The Salvation Army, exists to provide an opportunity for all to encounter Jesus Christ and enrich their lives through exposure to God's Word, His Creation, and His People.

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The Salvation Army Eagle Crest Camp

823 Columbia Rd., Washburn, IL  61570


Office: (309) 248-7121    

FAX: (309) 248-7962