2022 Specialty, Themed, and Sleepaway Summer Camps

Are you looking for a unique summer camp option? In this portion of our guide, we have sleepaway camps, police camps, and family camps!

Specialty and Themed Summer Camps in Terre Haute and the Wabash Valley

Residential Rock Camp! provides a fun and educational opportunity for high-school students at any experience level to benefit from music education. Music education leads to the development of creative and critical problem-solving skills, higher self-esteem and pride in accomplishment. Students learn different aspects of music including performance, music business and music history, providing them with the understanding that music can be a viable career choice. Rock Camp!, an intense seven-day, (six-night residency program), runs Sunday, July 17 – Saturday, July 23. Students choose to play one of five traditional rock instruments: guitar, drums, bass, keyboards or voice.

2022 Jr. Police Academy. Jr. Police Academy is a 4 day summer program for 4-6th graders attending school in Vigo County.

Montessori camps for ages 3-6. Montessori camp themes include puzzle camp, rhythm camp, emotions and mindfulness camp, song and sign camp, ABC 123 camp, pre-k prep.

K-E camps at County Club of Terre Haute. Ages 5-12. Activities include golf, swimming, arts/crafts, games, and STEM challenges.

Mini 4-H camp with Purdue Extension. Mini 4-H projects, games, science, nature activities and more! Just $5 per day. For kindergarten through 2nd grade.

4-H camp with Purdue University. 4-H Camp will be June 12-15, 2022 at Shakamak State Park. 4-H Camp is open to all 4-H’ers currently in grades 3 through 6. We will be camping with 4-H’ers from Sullivan, Owen, and Clay Counties. Daily activities will include boating, recreation, crafts, swimming, and LOTS OF FUN! We will also have a great group of 4-H Counselors from Vigo County ready to make camp the best four days of your summer!

Adaptive Art Explorations with Swope Summer Art Studio. This class is for children with intellectual or developmental disabilities and their guardian. In this studio we will explore a different master artist each day.  We’ll start with a brief lesson and then work with various materials to create works of art based on our inspiration each day. Expect to work with paint, collage, chalk, etc. The class will combine education and hands-on learning with thoughtful consideration for children with different needs and abilities.

Family Camp in Clay City, Indiana. Family Camp is an experience designed for the entire family. Individuals and families converge on the grounds in late July for a day, a weekend, or the entire week. Family Camp is filled with opportunities for children, youth, and adults to attend classes and activities or visit with old and new friends. Organized sporting events are held and family activities are offered throughout the week. Evening worship services draw the entire camp together for great music and challenging preaching. Family Camp concludes with our weekend bonfire, parade, and more.

Boy Scout Camp. Summer camp is what many Scouts enjoy most about Scouting. Our camp provide unique adventures such as sailing, horseback riding, paddle boarding, STEM activities, shooting sports, fishing, climbing and much more! Scouts will earn merit badges along their advancement trail while having fun.

Summer Camps with Girl Scouts of Central Indiana. Summer Camp 2022 is just around the corner! We are super excited to introduce several new camp sessions and continue the tradition of camp favorites too. We can’t wait for girls to go to camp and enjoy the great outdoors, go swimming, hike, ride horses, and throw an axe! To make new friends and learn more about themselves than they ever thought possible. Families can go to camp too! They will spent time off the grid and around the campfire. They will be able to grab some much needed time together.

Camp Wildwood. Every summer hundreds of students come to enjoy camp at Wabash Park. The student cabins, team-building course, recreation park, Frisbee golf course, and much more offer excitement for students of all ages and grade levels. Yet what draws students back to summer camp year after year is the experience they have with The Lord and with other campers through worship encounters, Biblical teachings and discussions, and lasting friendships.

Camp Wabashi. Sleepaway camp. The camp is located on 80 acres 8 miles south of Terre Haute, IN.  It is found on Harlan Dr. about 3 miles east of US 41.

Leadership camp with Camp Navigate. Learn and play this summer with Camp Navigate and their 2022 camp “Today a Reader, Tomorrow a Leader!” summer camp! 

Camp Navigate says this: “Many families have shared concerns about how the pandemic has affected academics. With that in mind, much thought has been put into this year’s summer camp. Our hope is that your children will enjoy all the fun-packed days our summer camp will offer as well as increase their reading and math skills! We think you will agree that we have created a summer that will be filled with adventure and creative ways to encourage your children’s love for books, practice their soft skills, and have a lot of fun along the way!”

Please join by enrolling through the website at www.campnavigate.org using the following steps:

  • Choose “Summer Camp and After School Care” link
  • In the drop-down, choose “Summer Camp”
  • Scroll down and discover weekly themes
  • Scroll to the bottom and click “Enroll Now” link
  • Complete the Summer Camp 2022 registration form

If you are currently enrolled or have attended Camp Navigate in the past, you must still fill out the registration form. Please send questions to admin@campnavigate.org. Financial Assistance is available for those who qualify.

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As always, typos happen and event details change. Please confirm with camp coordinators before solidifying your summer plans. Haute Happenings can’t be held responsible for printed errors or program changes, but we will celebrate with you if our info helped your family to have an awesome summer! 🙂

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