Sunday, July 16 – Thursday, July 20, 2017 at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, IL 

CGTI will check-in at Stevenson Hall, 320 Grant Ave. Charleston, IL. 


  • Volunteer Staff: Friday, July 14 at 3:00pm
  • Participants/PALS/Adult Mentors: Sunday, July 16 from 12:30-2:30pm. Opening ceremony will begin at 4:15pm.
  • Alumni Luncheon: Sunday, July 16 from 12:00-12:30pm. 

We will not accept walk-ins registrations. 

Closing Ceremony
Our closing ceremony will take place on Thursday, July 20. Parents/friends are welcome to attend the closing. We ask that you park in Stevenson Hall parking (between the baseball field and Stevenson Hall), enter Stevenson Hall (you'll go up a spiral staircase and turn left), and get a parking pass from our Headquarters staff. They will then direct you to our closing ceremony location. Check-out will be between 11:45am and 12:00pm. 

CGTI Agenda

Store Items for Sale

Keep up with us on Facebook! We will be posting videos, pictures, and going "live" throughout the week!

CGTI does not provide transportation to or from CGTI. All those who are registered are responsible for getting themselves to campus on time and departing at the appropriate time. IABH/CGTI is not responsible for youth prior to their registration on EIU's campus and following our check-out time of noon on Thursday. 

If you have any questions, you can email or call our office 217.528.7335 ext. 12. CGTI staff will be out of office Thursday, July 13-August 3.