Wabash Valley Outdoor Camps, Farm Experiences, and Horseback Riding Camps

Families are eager to find camps that put children outside and in nature. In 2022, camp leaders have put together farm camps, 4-H camps, and horseback riding camps!

Museum in the Park

Featured Experience!

In 2022, the Terre Haute Children’s Museum is once again offering an al fresco science experience! Museum in the Park is for ages 6-12 and will be $18 for non-members and $15 for member. These experiences are offered from 9:30-11:30am on select days.

  • Oily Messes Museum in the Park. June 27. Deming Park. Experiment with oil to learn its properties, how it can be useful, and ways to protect the environment when it spills. 
  • Water & Weather Museum in the Park. June 29. Deming Park. From wind to water, to clouds and weather, we will get messy with these powerful elements to discover how they interact with each other.
  • Engineering Motion Museum in the Park. July 18. Deming Park. Helicopters and airplanes and cars, Oh My! Test your engineering and design skills and learn about the science behind some of the ways we move.

Farm and Nature Experiences

  • Vigo County Parks Adventure Camp. June 20-June 24. Spend the week in Fowler Parks and Griffin Bike Park mountain biking, hiking, kayaking, fishing, and playing outdoor games and sports.
  • Day camp at Aris Farms in Clinton. Day Camp (4 days) 9 am to 2 pm at the farm for grades 2 through 8. Kids will learn about animals, gardening, bees, nature, and much more in a way that helps sustain the Earth and learn how it affects the health of people, too. Activities include crafts, games, barn chores, nature walks, and special guests from the community to share their knowledge.
  • Summer fun for K-8th at L&A Family Farms. Participants will experiment with soil, start a sunflower patch for kids, visit the pastures, brooder houses and hen houses, gather eggs, and learn about what farm animals like to eat and how they behave. They will also become members of a honeybee hive and work together to keep the hive fed and raise the bee larvae. Dates TBD for 2022.
  • 4-H Camp at Shakamak Park. 4-H Camp will take place from June 12-15, 2022 at Shakamak State Park in Greene County. Daily activities will include leading campers and/or leading activities including boating, recreation, crafts, swimming, outdoor cooking, nature activities, and lots of silly songs and chants! Camp registration is due May 5. Contact shaag@purdue.edu or 812-462-3371 for more information.

HORSEBACK RIDING CAMPS

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