Tuesday, April 2, 2013
The McHenry County Conservation District is developing a master plan for the former Camp Algonquin site.
Six of the 12 buildings located on the former Camp Algonquin site will be demolished, according to the Northwest Herald. The McHenry County Conservation District's board made the decision to raze the buildings, which have not been used for years, as it continues to develop a master plan for the former Camp Algonquin site and the Fox Bluff Conservation Area, according to the Northwest Herald. The Northwest Herald has more on this article.
Thursday, February 7, 2013
The three different buildings would offer a smaller venue that would seat from 50 to 70 people to a larger venue that would seat 225 to 270 people, according to the Northwest Herald.
Creating rental facilities for wedding and other large events is being explored as an option for the Fox Bluff Conservation area. The McHenry County Conserviation District is looking into whether three former Camp Algonquin buildings could be renovated to host a range of different-sized events on the site, according to the Northwest Herald. The Fox Bluff Conservation area and former Camp Algonquin site makes up 279 acres of land west of Cold Springs Road, which stretches from Cary-Algonquin Road to the Fox River. The southern portion of that land makes up the Fox Bluff Conservation area, which is currently open to the public with access and parking off of Cold Springs Road. The Camp Algonquin site has been closed to the public for …
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
The McHenry County Conservation District is seeking public input on five draft options to a master plan for the Fox Bluff Conservation Area during a meeting Thursday.
The public will soon get to sound off on the future use for the grounds of the former Camp Algonquin, which closed last year after over 100 years in business. On Thursday, the McHenry County Conservation District will reveal five draft options to a master plan for the 279 acres of its Fox Bluff Conservation area, which includes the former site of Camp Algonquin, said Austin Taylor, associate landscape architect for the MCCD. The land is located west of Cold Springs Road and between Cary Algonquin Road and the Fox River in Algonquin. The public will be able to review the MCCD's draft master plan for the Fox Bluff area and provide feedback during an open house Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. at Prairieview Education Center, 2112 Behan Road in …