Solar Eclipse! Camp-in!

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Camp-in during the Eclipse

All available spots are currently booked as of 7/12/17. If you would like to be placed on a waitlist, please call 618/453-1277. We cannot guarantee a spot if you are on the waitlist.

On August 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse path will stretch across the entire United States, reaching its point of greatest duration (GD) a few miles south of Carbondale. The Student Recreation Center is only a 10-minute walk to the Saluki Stadium, where Eclipse Day events will take place.

Set up camp with a maximum of two people per 10' x 10' floor space. Bring everything you need for camping; tent, cot, sleeping bag, pads, towels, toiletries. Or rent a room for your group.

Our Eclipse camper amenities include:

  • 10' x 10' floor space (maximum 2 people per square)
  • Affordable (see prices below)
  • 10-minute walk to SIU campus
  • Air-conditioned
  • Showers and bathrooms
  • Day lockers
  • Use of facility during regular operating hours.
  • Within walking distance to the Amtrak station