Facility Rentals and Properties @ RSR

A group of several scouts in casual scouting attire. They are set up at a campsite, two of them are posing in a hammock while the rest stand behind the hammock.
Rainbow Scout Reservation is our campground comprised of a COPE Course, a climbing wall, several campsites and several buildings for enjoyment.

Reserve Now!

For assistance with making reservations, please call the council service center:

815-942-4450 ext. 920

Buildings and Shelters

Available for Rent:

  • Activity Shelter
  • Training  Center
  • Camp Office
  • Dining Hall
  • Wilhelm Center

We have several buildings and shelters available for rent for your unit or your group. Contact us and see what kinds of activities your unit can use our facilities for.

Camp Grounds

Campsites Available:

  • Acorn
  • Adirondacks
  • Aqua Blue
  • Blue Jay
  • Deer Run
  • Dogwood
  • Forest Glade
  • Morning Star
  • Raccoon Run
  • Shady Oaks
  • Staff Row
  • Sunrise
  • Trail Blazer
  • Whippoorwill
  • White Pine
  • Cabins 1 – 10

Looking for a place to have your monthly camping trip? Rainbow Scout Reservation is the gem of Rainbow Council. We have several primitive campsites and cabins available for rent. Book RSR to be you home away from home. Our beautiful 700 Acre Camp is full of trails for hiking and exploring. Our large campsites are easily accessed year round and have all the basics to help you make camp. We even from time to time have piles of firewood for your use! Why not book a weekend where you know what to expect and without the hassles of state parks. If you would like to know more about each campsite or have any questions about sponsoring a site, call the service center at 815-942-4450 and we can provide you with additional information.


We offer different ranges for rent:

  • Archery
  • BB Gun
  • Rifle Range
  • Shotgun Range

Looking for some time on the range with your scouts? Are costs keeping you from booking other places? No more! Rainbow Scout Reservation encourages you to call and book our range. Our prices are low and you get lots of time to shoot. Make it a whole weekend event and book a cope challenge day as well.


Enjoy the Mazon River from the safety of Rainbow Scout Reservation.

Canoes and Kayaks available for rent, upon request. Contact us for more information!


Located at Rainbow Scout Reservation, seats 100

In 2023, thanks to the help and generosity of numerous volunteers and donors, we were able to build the our remarkable firebowl. There have been countless meetings and camps that have already been privileged to experience our firebowl at camp RSR. Rental does not include lights or sound. Reservation is not guaranteed until you receive a confirmation email from the office.

We also have Cabins available for rent. For more information, visit campreservation.com/702. For more information about the COPE course, visit this page, COPE COURSE.