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"Uncle Dan" Has Passed Away


Daniel J. Reilly

Daniel J. Reilly III (affectionately known as "Uncle Dan") has had a tremendous impact on both Camp Lowden and its campers. An expert in nature, he was the nature/ecology director at Lowden from 1980 through 1995, a total of 16 consecutive years. But beyond that, his wealth of knowledge and experience transformed many aspects of Camp Lowden. From nature to Indian lore to song-leading to story-telling, Dan knew it all!



About Camp Lowden History


This Web site is geared specifically to the history of the Camp Lowden Boy Scout Camp, located south of Oregon, Illinois. Content will be added as time goes on. If you have any suggestions for things that you would like to see, or if you have any information, corrections, stories, memories, etc., that you would like to share, please feel free to contact me at any time.




Updated Camp Lowden History Book!


Camp Lowden will celebrate its 80th Anniversary in 2020, and I am planning to publish an updated edition of the camp history book. Everyone is invited to submit reflections, favorite memories, etc., for possible inclusion in the book.

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