Registration is now
open for three summer camps at Indiana Dunes State Park for students aged 9
The three-day camps
offer an opportunity for students to explore the Dunes, its plants and
animals, and humans’ connection to the land. Each camp will have its own
theme, and each offers an overnight camping experience.
required and space is limited for each camp.
The Dunes Explorer
Camp is July 15-18. The Wild Girls Camp is July 29-31. The Night at the
Nature Center Camp is Aug. 12-14. Each camp takes place Tuesday through
Thursday. Camp starts at 9 a.m. each day, and runs until 3 p.m. on Tuesday
and Thursday. For all three camps, Wednesday will involve overnight camping.
Each camp costs
$99, which includes food, activities, supplies, and a tee-shirt.
“The summer camp
experience has become such an expensive activity,” interpreter Brad
Bumgardner said. “The costs can be prohibitive for many families. We want to
see these kids get outdoors and really explore and enjoy this great area
that is so close to home.”
can pick up a camp flyer and registration form at the park office or Nature
Center or e-mail dunesnc@dnr.IN.gov