Our Bridge Camp is held at the Lake Williamson Christian Center located at 17280 Lakeside Dr, Carlinville, IL 62626.

The amenities at Lake Williamson include air conditioned accommodations, buffet style dining, and many many outdoor recreations from swimming to canoeing to black-light dodgeball!

Campers arriving by air will fly into St. Louis Lambert International Airport. Arrangements will be made ahead of time for them to meet up with other campers and counselors and be driven to the camp site which is approximately 65 miles north of St. Louis.

Driving Directions

It is highly recommended that guests traveling to Lake Williamson:
Take exit 60 & follow IL-108 12 miles west to Carlinville
Then turn left on to IL-4 and travel south just shy of 3 miles to Lake Williamson (right.)

Directions from St. Louis, MO

  • Take I-55 North to Exit 60
  • Turn left & travel west bound on Illinois 108 to Carlinville for 12 miles
  • Turn left & travel south bound on Illinois 4 just shy of three miles.
  • Turn right into Lake Williamson on Cottonwood Ln.

Directions from Chicago, IL

  • Take I-55 South to Exit 60
  • Turn right & travel west bound on Illinois 108 to Carlinville for 12 miles
  • Turn left & travel south bound on Illinois 4 just shy of three miles.
  • Turn right into Lake Williamson on Cottonwood Ln.

 Directions from Bloomington, Lincoln, & Springfield, IL

  • From each departure city, take I-55 South to Exit 60
  • Turn right & travel west bound on Illinois 108 to Carlinville for 12 miles
  • Turn left & travel south bound on Illinois 4 just shy of three miles.
  • Turn right into Lake Williamson on Cottonwood Ln.

Directions from Quad Cities, IL/IA

  • Take I-74 East
  • At Peoria follow I-474 East
  • Merge on to I-74, then follow I-155 South to Lincoln
  • Follow I-55 South to Exit 60
  • Turn right & travel west bound on Illinois 108 to Carlinville for 12 miles
  • Turn left & travel south bound on Illinois 4 just shy of three miles.
  • Turn right into Lake Williamson on Cottonwood Ln.

 Directions from Peoria, Illinois

  • Take I-74 East
  • At Peoria follow I-474 East
  • Merge on to I-74, then follow I-155 South to Lincoln
  • Follow I-55 South to Exit 60
  • Turn right & travel west bound on Illinois 108 to Carlinville for 12 miles
  • Turn left & travel south bound on Illinois 4 just shy of three miles.
  • Turn right into Lake Williamson on Cottonwood Ln.

 Directions from Champaign/Urbana & Decatur, Illinois

  • From Champaign/Urbana, take I-74 West to I-57 South
  • Then follow I-72 West towards Decatur & Springfield, IL
  • From Decatur follow I-72 West & merge on to I-55 & follow I-55 South to Exit 60
  • Turn right & travel west bound on Illinois 108 to Carlinville for 12 miles
  • Turn left & travel south bound on Illinois 4 just shy of three miles.
  • Turn right into Lake Williamson on Cottonwood Ln.

Click for Directions from Nashville, Tennessee

  • From Nashville, take I-24 West through Paducah, Kentucky
  • Continue on I-24 into Illinois & merge on to I-57 North
  • In Mt. Vernon, Illinois merge onto I-64 West & follow I-64 towards St. Louis
  • Take exit 7 & follow I-255 North to I-55 North.
  • Follow I-55 North to exit 60.
  • Turn left & travel west bound on Illinois 108 to Carlinville for 12 miles
  • Turn left & travel south bound on Illinois 4 just shy of three miles.
  • Turn right into Lake Williamson on Cottonwood Ln.