DuBois Center was established in 1965 as the Conference Retreat Center and Summer Camp of the Illinois South Conference of the United Church of Christ.
DuBois Center is still a ministry of the Illinois South Conference of the United Church of Christ. We have served the people of southern Illinois, the greater St. Louis area, and beyond for more than 40 years as a place where people of all ages and faiths can learn more about themselves and the world in which they live.
To affirm the Lordship of Jesus Christ by providing a setting where individuals and groups can discover Christian community, feel acceptance and love as whole persons, deepen one's faith in God, and practice caring for all of God's creation.
Our lodges, cottages, cabins, and camping areas are all located on the shores of two lakes amidst more than 280 acres of woods, pastures, and wildlife. We provide our guests with a comfortable retreat environment, a well-maintained camping & conference facility, and delicious home-cooked meals.
Year-round lodging and meal services.
in a beautiful outdoor setting through our Summer Camps and Year-Round Retreat programs.
Outdoor education and community building.
Horseback riding, Canoeing, Hiking, Swiming, Fishing, and more.
Meeting spaces for your church or community group.