Recreation, Park & Tourism Administration

Facilities

Facilities

Do you have a wedding, meeting, retreat or family gathering coming up? Whatever your event, the staff at Horn Field Campus can work with you to ensure your guests have a great time enjoying the natural beauty and quaint facilities of West Central Illinois. Our Teams Course is great for any group looking to develop leadership, teamwork, and communication skills. Our High Ropes Course and Climbing Tower provide a physical challenge that is sure to get your blood pumping. Contact the Horn Field Campus Scheduling office at (309) 298-2026 or with us! Be sure to check out our programs while to a using our facilities. 

HFC Lodge

Horn LodgeMaximum seating capacity 50 people. A fireplace and wood are available. The lodge is heated and air conditioned.
Kitchen: Fully equipped for serving large and small groups. Kitchen appliances include a refrigerator, sink, dishwasher, microwave and toaster.

Rental Fees:  $30/per calendar day

Transportation needs:  For assistance in transporting your group out to Horn, contact First Student of Macomb at 309-836-6806.

Catering Service:  Food catering service available for groups needing food service. Individual groups are responsible for arranging their own food service. Alcohol is not permitted on the Horn Field Campus premises unless catered through Sodexo Food Services. Local food and catering services include:

  • Adams Street Coffee (309/833-3410) 
  • Hy-Vee Food Store (309/837-9917) 
  • Magnolias Restaurant (309/833-2825) 
  • Old Dairy (309/837-6700) Ask for Emily or Mark
  • Jimmy Johns (309/836-6100) 
  • Sodexo Food Service (309/298-2832) Campus Catering
  • Firewood - Included by Request
  • Fees subject to revision

For more information, please contact our scheduling office at 309/298-2026 or e-mail us at hf-campus@wiu.edu

HFC Commons Area

Commons AreaIncludes a campfire circle and picnic area with picnic benches, grill, common meeting area and fire pit available.

Rental Fees: $15/per calendar day - Fees subject to revision

Play Field: An open play field is available. The area is large enough for group activities.

Hiking Trails: Various hiking trails are available throughout the Horn Field Campus.

Transportation needs: For assistance in transporting your group out to Horn, contact First Student of Macomb at 309-836-6806.

Catering Service: Food catering service available for groups needing food service. Individual groups are responsible for arranging their own food service. Alcohol is not permitted on the Horn Field Campus premises unless catered through Sodexo Food Services. Local food and catering services include:

  • Adams Street Coffee (309/833-3410) 
  • Hy-Vee Food Store (309/837-9917) 
  • Magnolias Restaurant (309/833-2825) 
  • Old Dairy (309/837-6700) 
  • Jimmy Johns (309/836-6100) 
  • Sodexo Food Service (309/298-2832)

For more information, please contact our scheduling office at 309/298-2026 or e-mail us at hf-campus@wiu.edu

HFC Cabins

Three cabins are available; they sleep a total of 28. Each cabin is equipped with bathroom, micro-fridge, heating and air conditioning. Guests should bring their own linens.

Rental Fees: $25/per cabin/per night - Fees subject to revision

Transportation needs: For assistance in transporting your group out to Horn, contact First Student of Macomb at 309-836-6806.

Catering Service: Food catering service available for groups needing food service. Individual groups are responsible for arranging their own food service. Alcohol is not permitted on the Horn Field Campus premises unless catered through Sodexo Food Services. Local food and catering services include:

  • Hy-Vee Food Store (309/837-9917) 
  • Magnolias Restaurant (309/833-2825) 
  • Old Dairy (309/837-6700) 
  • Jimmy Johns (309/836-6100) 
  • Sodexo Food Service (309/298-2832)

For more information, please contact our scheduling office at 309/298-2026 or e-mail us at hf-campus@wiu.edu

Reservation Procedures

Horn Field Campus Environmental Education
  1. To reserve facilities at Horn Field Campus for your use, please contact the Department of Recreation, Park & Tourism Administration Horn Field Campus scheduling at Western Illinois University 309/298-2026 or e-mail us at hf-campus@wiu.edu.
  2. Contact the Scheduling Office as far in advance as possible to determine facility availability. Be prepared to provide information about the content of your program, facility needs, and number of guests.
  3. Upon receiving your reservation request form and deposit, your event date will be secured.
  4. You will receive an invoice for the reservation cost. This fee is due one week prior to your event. Please note the date that this payment is due, failure to do so by the deadline could put your reservation at risk.
  5. Notify the Department of Recreation, Park & Tourism Administration regarding any subsequent changes to the information on registration/invoice form. This information determines the fees charged to your group, so it is important to alert the Department to any changes.
    • Example: A teams course is scheduled for 20 people, but only 10 people show up on the day of the program. The group will be required to pay for 20 participants.

Additional services requested after the form has been returned will be added to the total fee charged to your group.

To make a reservation please submit the Reservation Form. Forms can be faxed to (309)298-2967, dropped off in Currens 400 or mailed to the RPTA office.

For more information contact the Scheduling office at 309/298-2026 or e-mail us at hf-campus@wiu.edu.