Loyola University Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus

S Country Club Rd Woodstock, IL
Loyola's Retreat and Ecology Campus provides a peaceful setting for overnight conferences, day retreats, youth camps, and special events for all types of groups. With a focus on all things green, Loyola's Retreat and Ecology Campus promotes an ecological stewardship by reducing, reusing, and recycling. We are committed to maintaining the biodiversity of our campus and invite you to join us in our mission of sustainability, conservation, and restoration during your stay with us. Located in rural Woodstock, IL, on over 98 acres of land the campus offers something for everyone. When guests are not indoors in the retreat center you may find them hiking, competing in a ropes course, playing tennis or basketball, or enjoying a water activity. In addition to all of the great outdoor activities the Retreat Center has to offer the indoors is just as accommodating. Loyola's Retreat & Ecology Center has year round housing for up to 200 guests, meeting spaces for 225, cozy lounges throughout the facility, a main reception area, and an on premise dining hall. Whether you are looking for a week long getaway for your organization or simply looking for a one day retreat Loyola's Retreat & Ecology Campus has many available options.
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Harvard, IL  
Capacity: 250
At Whispering Woods we offer an exclusive scenic property. The three ponds, along with its 40 acres, offers a picturesque setting for all occasions. The 5,000 sq. ft. banquet hall overlooks our gorgeous property that is abundant with fish and wildlife. Escape to comfort and serenity away from the hussle and bussle that everyday life brings. Secluded chalet on multiple ponds offers relaxation, time to unplug and reconnect with those we find most important. Ten minute drive from Harvard Metra!
Polo, IL  
Capacity: 350
Barnacopia is a beautiful, unique location to have a wedding reception. Barnacopia can seat up to 350 guests for your special day. The building features three levels of unique antique tractors, cars & much more.
Monroe Center, IL  
A wilderness resort that stands above the rest. We are simply the best venue for your family, company, church or wedding. Nestled in 200 acres of forest and tucked away just south of Rockford Illinois, Kilbuck Creek is close to you, but you’ll feel like you’re 100 miles away from the hustle and bustle. We have beautiful facilities and dedicated staff to make your wedding one the you and your guests will remember for a lifetime. We have a picturesque outdoor ceremony setting, and a beautiful banquet hall for your reception or ceremony. The maximum number for an overnight stay in the Log Home is 40 guests. We also have a gathering hall that will hold up to 250 maximum for large events, weddings and receptions.