Critter Day Camp

From the moment they arrive and tie-dye their signature t-shirts, campers hike, explore, and discover the beautiful natural landscape of Indiana Dunes National Park. During the week, they make new friends, play games, share meals and play water games. Kids ages 6-8 discover just how fun and exciting nature can be at this 5-day summer camp in the National Park. Kids ages 6-8.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, summer camp will look a little different this year. Dunes Learning Center will follow the recommendations of the CDC the other public health officials.

  • Camp capacity has been carefully considered to keep trail groups small and physically distanced.
  • All campers are required to show proof of a negative Covid-19 test before the start of camp.
  • Deposits and fees have been adjusted for 2022. Please click here to read the full deposit and refund policy.

Further details about the new policies and procedures are here on the Covid page. If you have any questions, please click here to email us. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

When you click the Register button for your desired camp, you will be taken to CampDoc, their new registration system. You will first create a parent/guardian profile, then register your child for your desired camp(s). Additional children can be registered using the dam adult profile.


Dates: August 1 - August 5, 2022
Time: Check website for times
Address: 700 Howe Rd., Porter, IN 46304
Phone: (219) 395-8160
Admission: Check website for registration information

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