Whether you are seeking an exciting team building experience with your group or interested in honing your leadership, communication skills, and problem solving abilities, Loyola's challenge course is available for groups of 12-100+.
Located in picturesque Woodstock, Illinois, Loyola's Retreat and Ecology Campus is encompassed by 98 acres of greenery and provides a serene setting for overnight retreats, day meetings, team building, and community events.
Interested in learning gardening basics or honing your existing skills? Growing your own food is more important now than ever. We will show you where, how, and what to plant in your backyard using organic practices. Seed starting and container planting will also be discussed. Don't miss this exciting workshop taught by our very own LUREC Farm Manager, Emily Zack.
Explore the famous wine regions of the “Down Under”, which helped put Australia on the gastronomy map, along with perfectly matched cuisine. This evening starts with a wine reception with appetizers and proceeds with a five-course wine dinner.
Don't miss this informative series of lectures on the Great Lakes taking place throughout the month of February at McHenry County College. Speaker/ topics include: 2/9- Peter Annin- The Great Lakes Water Diversion Controversy, 2/16- Danielle Nierenberg- The Recipe for a Better Food System, and 2/23- Robert Michael Pyle- Beyond Milkweed: Pollinators, Pollution and Purpose. More details at www.mchenry.edu/bioneers
As part of the vision for Loyola's Retreat and Ecology Campus, Loyola is working to educate and engage students, the wider Loyola community, and the campus's neighbors in its ecological restoration and stewardship efforts. Loyola offers monthly Restoration Workdays open to all Loyolans and the public.