Summer Childcare: Summer-Long Camp Options for Terre Haute and the Wabash Valley

In order for our state and city to reopen, parents will need summer childcare and summer-long camp options. These camps will carry your family through most of summer and will give your children plenty of opportunities for fun, structure, free play, adventures with friends, crafts, education, and exercise (likely with health and safety adaptations for summer 2020).

ISU Community School of the Arts. CSA camps are fun, week-long immersions into a various theme, which will include art, music, theater, games and more! Camps are full-day so that students can enjoy different activities throughout the day and from week to week. All materials are provided unless otherwise specified. You can register campers for one week or all nine! 8 am-4:30 pm with half-day options.

Camp Navigate. Camp Navigate offers a high quality and engaging after school care program and summer camp for children kindergarten to 8th grade. We are focused on developing Employability/Soft skills, promoting healthy habits and creating servant leaders as we incorporate S.T.E.A.M. (Science Technology Engineering Art Math) activities. Location: The Life Center, 3000 College Ave., Terre Haute You may reach Camp Navigate by phone at 812-229-3214 or 812-201-4862, email at, or the Camp Navigate facebook page.

Camp Rave. Camp starts June 1st through August 7th, 7:30AM to 5:30PM. The cost is $75 a week and includes breakfast, lunch, afternoon snack, activities, swimming(TBD), t-shirt, and field trips(TBD).

Terre Haute Boys and Girls Club. Summer is the time to explore, learn, and grow!  Our enjoyable summer program offers kids an opportunity to combine adventures, games, arts & crafts, swimming, bowling, and recreation.  FREE Lunch & & snack included!  Through our well-rounded program and fun filled days, campers build friendships, develop self-confidence and independence. Weekly field trips are part of the fun. Hours are 7:30am-5:30pm. Weekly or daily (2-day minimum) participation is available.

Vigo, Clay, and Putnam YMCA list summer camp as part of their plan to reopen. Registration limited, first come first serve, primary focus serving families that need immediate child care so parents can return to work.

As always, typos happen and details change. Please confirm information with camp coordinators before making your plans. In the uncertain times of COVID-19, information changes quickly. This list is intended as a research resource not a recommendation for which activities your family should or should not participate in this summer.

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