At Green River Oaks Resort, we pride ourselves on being an affordable family-friendly destination.  Almost all of our activities and amenities are included with the cost of your stay.  Our owners have a big family and understand that it can be difficult to find destinations that offer a lot of activities without a lot of added costs.  You will never feel that you are being "nickeled and dimed" while camping with us.    

Each of our weekends is assigned a theme, and our activities for that weekend bring the theme to life.  We have a dedicated Activities Director who works to ensure that every child enjoys his or her time with us.  

Scroll down to view our 2020 Theme Schedule and to read more about the many amenities we have to offer you!

  • Two heated swimming pools

  • Two playgrounds

  • Two gaga ball pits!

  • Two carpet ball tables (NEW!)

  • Fishing on Lake St. George & the Green River

  • FREE arts & crafts for children every weekend

  • Recreation building (pool, foosball, air hockey, video games, etc)

  • Corcl Rentals - round kayaks! ($)

  • Free WiFi available in Great Room & General Store 

  • FREE bike borrow program - no room to pack bikes?  Just borrow one of ours, and return it at the end of your stay!

  • Want to read a book during your stay?  Stop in our Great Room, and peruse our book selection!   

  • Volleyball

  • Basketball court

  • Tennis court

  • Baseball diamond

  • Horseshoe pits

  • Shuffleboard

  • Mini-golf course

  • General Store with snack bar

  • Propane filling station

  • Laundry Room

  • Dump Station


We are located right along the Green River in Lee County, Illinois.  Many of our campers enjoy tubing, kayaking and rafting down the river.  In 2017, we began offering the rental of Corcls for use on the river.  The latest in small watercraft, the Corcl is a source of fun for the whole family!  Call ahead to reserve or stop in the store during your visit to get signed up.  


Our own Lake St. George has been stocked with catfish, bass and blue gill for catch and release fishing.  A fishing license is not required for fishing on our private lake; however, if over the age of 16, you will be required to obtain a fishing license to fish on the Green River.


Check out our Corcls available for rent!



April 17 - Opening weekend for our Seasonal campers!


May 1-3 - Fun & Family

May 8-10 - All About Mom (Mother's Day!)

May 15-17 - Storytellers

May 22-25 - America the Beautiful (Memorial Day)

May 29-31 - Kindness Kamp


June 5-7 - Barnyard Palooza

June 12-14 - Boxes, Boxes, Boxes

June 19-21 - All About Dad (Father's Day!)

June 26-28 - Passport to Fun


July 3-5 - Stars & Stripes (4th of July!)

July 10-12 - Mad Science

July 17-19 - Christmas in July-back by popular demand!

July 24-26 - Surf Safari


July 31-August 2 - Splish Splash Weekend

August 7-9 - Shipwrecked

August 14-16 - Space is the Place

August 21-23 - Super Hero

August 28-30 - Ticket to Ride (Amboy Depot Days!)


September 4-7 - Courtesy of the Red, White & Blue (Labor Day)

September 11-13 - Game Show Mania

September 18-20 - Rock the Vote

September 25-27 - If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen!


October 2-4 - Best of the Best!

October 9-12 - Happy Halloween! (Columbus Day)

November 1 - Farewell to our Seasonals!

**Weekend themes and activities may be subject to change and weather.


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1442 Sleepy Hollow Road

Amboy, IL  61310

OFFICE PH: (815) 638-2088

Office hours M-F 9am-4pm

STORE PH: (815) 857-2815

Store hours by appt only during the off-season (Nov-Apr).


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