2014 Transportation

Girls may travel to and from camp by automobile, airplane or on chaperoned chartered buses from Chicago's O'Hare Oasis and the Lake Forest Oasis.

Bus Service:

Sunday June 15: 1st Pick up at O’Hare Oasis : Please arrive at 8:00 AM to check in. Bus departs promptly at 9:00 AM. 2nd Pick up at Lake Forest Oasis: Please arrive at 9:30 to check in. Bus departs promptly at 10:15 AM. Bus will stop for lunch and should arrive at camp by 4:00 PM. Please note: Parents should have already completed Transportation Form if they plan on their camper taking the bus to camp! The bus service is provided by Lamers at a fee of $125 each way ($250 round trip).. Buses are air-conditioned with bathrooms. Lunch and drinks will be provided en route.

Luggage Shipment:

Please ship your daughter's linens in her trunk in advance using UPS or Fed Ex. so that her bed can be made up before her arrival.

The shipping address is Red Pine Camp for Girls, 8531 Red Pine Road Woodruff, WI 54568. Clearly mark your daughter's name on the outside of the trunk and duffle.

If your daughter is taking the bus on her return trip home, our buses will be able to take one large duffle bag and a trunk per camper.

Outside of the Chicago area, luggage may be shipped via Fed Ex Ground to Red Pine Camp for Girls 8531 Red Pine Road Woodruff, WI 54568. Again please clearly mark your daughter's name on the outside of the trunk and duffle. Please make arrangements for return shipping at the same time you send off the trunks.

Airport arrival:

Campers will be picked up at the Rhinelander, WI airport for a fee of $25. Please make airline reservations as soon as possible for opening and closing days and be sure to ask about unaccompanied minor policies for all campers under age 15. Flights should arrive by 11 a.m. Opening Day as campers are involved in activities after lunch. Departures can be scheduled anytime after 9am on Closing Day. If your daughter is flying to camp, she will need a carry-on bag with a change of clothes, sneakers, a bathing suit and a towel. If she is traveling with a cell phone or other electronics, upon arrival at camp they will be taken by her counselor and placed in the Director’s office and will be returned at the end of the camp session.

Automobile arrival:

Parents who drive their daughters to Red Pine should plan to arrive at camp between 9 am and 12 pm on Opening Day. Please park in the fields by the tennis courts. There you will be greeted by a member of the staff and taken to the office for check-in and to meet Executive Director, Connie Scholfield. All girls must then check-in with the nurses in the Infirmary. Parents and siblings are invited to join all campers for a buffet style lunch at the Lodge. Your daughter’s luggage will be taken to her assigned cabin and her bunk will be made by one of her counselors while you enjoy lunch together. We do ask that after lunch, you say cheerful good-byes and leave by 2 pm. The girls will be involved in activities that afternoon.

More information on travel procedures will follow in your Spring Information Packet.

Departure information:

Campers leaving by bus will be departing Red Pine at 9 am. The buses will arrive at the Lake Forest Oasis at approx. 3 o'clock and it is anticipated that it will then arrive at the O'Hare Oasis at 4. 

We ask that parents pick up their campers by car between 9:30 and 11.