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.

2020 Summer Camp Dates

At this current time with the COVID-19 situation, all 2020 Summer Camps have been cancelled.  Please check back for any updates.


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The Salvation Army Eagle Crest Camp

823 Columbia Rd., Washburn, IL  61570


Office: (309) 248-7121    

FAX: (309) 248-7962