Lake Sallateeska Baptist Camp is located 8.5 miles north of Pinckneyville on Route 127. There are 163 acres with 40 acres in the main camp area, 40 acres of recreation area and 83 acres in woods and nature trails. The 5.5 acre lake is stocked with bass, bluegill and catfish.
For additional information or for reservations, e-mail or write Camp Manager Philip Hall, Lake Sallateeska Baptist Camp, 4867 Baptist Camp Road, Pinckneyville, IL 62274. He may also be reached by telephone at (618) 336-5272.
-- Dining Hall: Capacity 200 in cafeteria style, banquet service for 100, fireplace, restrooms, heated.
-- Chapel: Capacity 550; sound system, heated.
-- First Aid Building: 4-bed ward, 1-bed isolation ward, nurse's quarters, office, waiting room, restroom, heated and air-conditioned.
-- Basketball, volleyball, ping-pong, softball, miniature golf, hiking. Lake activities include boating, paddleboats and fishing. Year-round heated swimming pool.
-- Concession area: Snack bar and a camp store operated during the summer months.
-- Two Picnic Pavilions: Church and family picnic areas; Bar-BQ pit, wood provided.
-- R.V. Park: 27 sites with water and electric; dump station; closed Nov. 1 - Apr. 1
Catered meals and snacks may be arranged for a minimum of 24 people. Meal prices vary for cafeteria style, buffet style and special banquets.
-- Lodges: Harrison House, Metro Manor and Hinkle Haven - total capacity 72. Each lodge is divided into two carpeted 12-bed (bunk beds) dorms with bathrooms, suitable for coed retreats, conference area with fireplace and kitchenette, heated.
-- Ford Lodge and Conference Center: Capacity 12; two carpeted 6-bed dorms with bathrooms; suitable for coed retreats; conference area for 40; fireplace and kitchenette; heated and air-conditioned.
-- Wilma Lodge: Capacity 32, two carpeted 16-bed (bunk beds) dorms with bathrooms, conference area for 40, fireplace and kitchenette, heated and air-conditioned.
-- Claybrook Inn: Motel-style unit, two double beds, carpeted, bath, linens provided, heated and air-conditioned.
-- Emling Corner: Capacity 48, two buildings each divided into two uncarpeted 12-bed (bunk beds) dorms with bathrooms, suitable for coed retreats, heated.
-- Motel Unit: 16 rooms, 14 with two double beds and private bath, two with one double bed -- handicap accessible.
-- Keene Conference Room: Located in Sallateeska Inn.