The Northern Illinois Preppers are an emergency preparedness group. Our team meets on topics that we feel are relevant to urban, suburban, and rural preppers.

In an emergency, we can survive 3 minutes without oxygen, 3 hours without shelter, 3 days without water, 3 weeks without food, and 3 months without companionship.  Being alone will be the most difficult part of survival.

We suggest that our members form alliances and become part of an established team that comes from different backgrounds and provides a wide range of skills if there are no conflicts of personality or beliefs.

Joining a team of families and friends in a crisis is not a requirement of survival, but the lone wolf will find a difficult path to follow.

We are always interested in meeting and sharing ideas with folks from all backgrounds.  All are welcome to learn and share their knowledge as part of this meetup group.

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Recent Meetups

  • March 20 · 6:00 PM

    shoot guns

    10 Survivors

    Hello all, we have an invite from the Grove Masonic Lodge # 824, to go shooting at Article II Gun Range, in Lombard, IL (250 Courtland ave.) March 20 from 6 to 10 pm.... Learn more
  • January 31 · 10:00 AM

    Seed Starting 101

    9 Survivors | 4.50

    If there's interest, I'll lead a class on how to start seeds. I'll ask for a fee of $5-10 with all money being given to the group organizers to cover the cost of the... Learn more
  • November 1, 2014 · 12:30 PM

    $ Class: Growing Mushrooms & Setting Up a Mushroom Garden

    10 Survivors | 5.00

    The cost of the course is $20.00 The class will allow up to 20 people Attend a Grow Mushrooms Class. Learn the basics of home mushroom cultivation and more. Grow... Learn more
  • September 20, 2014 · 10:00 AM

    NW Indiana Prepares!

    5 Survivors | 5.00

    Bring the family to Crown Point, Indiana. Learn skills needed to become more prepared, self-reliant and self-sufficient. All presentations take place rain or shine... Learn more
  • September 6, 2014 · 8:00 AM

    Canning 101

    10 Survivors | 5.00 | 21 Photos

    You asked for another canning class! You got it! :) Canning is a fantastic skill to have to preserve your harvest and provide a source of shelf stable long term food... Learn more
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    Jason Jason commented on shoot guns
    March 21
    Jason

    "Seems there was a little confusion. Had a good shoot anyway. Found I can't shoot with contacts. Thanks Bill the extra targets and letting me check out that new one."

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    Christina Christina commented on shoot guns
    March 20
    Christina

    "I enjoyed shooting but I didn't­ see anyone so my dad and I just went off on our own"

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  • New RSVP
    Bill Bill RSVPed Yes for shoot guns
    March 20
    Bill
    shoot guns
    Friday 6:00 PM at article II guns
  • New comment
    Josh Josh commented on shoot guns
    March 19
    Josh

    "Hey guys i actually joined the group but i have been working alot i actually work at article 2 so if you guys have any question feel free to text me[masked]"

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  • New comment
    Mike Mike commented on shoot guns
    March 17
    Mike

    "Just a routine question how many rounds are people bringing? I am bringing my Taurus 9m and also an old Stevens 22 c56 that my dad gave me been dying to shoot it! Riffles are good to go? Are long range riffles OK or no?"

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    Lisa P. Lisa P. commented on shoot guns
    March 17
    Lisa P.

    "sorry so late life is what happens to ya when your tryin to get stuff done we are on for the shoot see ya all there."

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  • New comment
    Michelle Michelle commented on shoot guns
    March 17
    Michelle

    "Do we have an update on this event? Are we still on?"

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