Through the agreement with the Boy Scout Council, the Camp Callahan Program is conducted at Saukenauk Scout Reservation located 25 miles north of Quincy and 4 miles east of Lima, Illinois. It is the property of the Mississippi Valley Council. Saukenauk is 602 acres of prime Boy Scout Real Estate that includes four camps.


Camp Illini (referred to as the Main Side) is designed for Boy Scout Troop long-term Camp (summer camp) with a dining hall and all the other program areas needed for a summer camp program. These areas include a 40 acre lake with a swimming beach and boathouse. A rifle range, health lodge, chapel, trading post, shower house and 10 campsites are some of the other features of this camp.  The majority of Camp Callahan activities will take place in this section of the camp.


Click here for a map of Camp Saukenauk.


Click here for driving directions.