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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Location
Rockford, IL  
Capacity: 200
The Garden Room is a beautiful location to host a wedding or event of any kind. Our space features over 3,300 square feet of space to accommodate events up to 200 guests. The space is open and inviting with updated décor, a large dance floor, white table linens are included along with risers for staging or a head table and any amount of display tables you may need. You will absolutely enjoy working with our Catering Manager and Banquet Manager to customize every detail of your event.
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.
Rockford, IL  
Capacity: 300
$12-$58 per person
Forest Hills Country Club has 6 private dining rooms that will accommodate a seating capacity of 2 to 300 people. Personalized planning is provided to tailor the event to your needs.