Don’t let shorter days and cooler temperatures keep you inside. Visit Dunes Learning Center for an afternoon of family fun in nature! Explore the outdoors with our team of expert naturalists, or head inside for crafts, cookies and cocoa. Spread the word and come ready to play. Details and a free event registration link coming in November!
From adult programs to open house events, Dunes Learning Center offers opportunities to develop and be inspired by a personal connection to nature.
Dunes Learning Center event sponsorship connects families with nature, communities with valuable education programs and YOU with business leaders, employees and customers. Event sponsorship packages provide a full year of benefits and recognition while supporting popular programs in your community. Get connected for as little as $250. Learn more >
Attention campers! Explore Dunes Learning Center’s Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore campus and celebrate Spring with a day of fun in the dunes. Families are invited to sample popular activities, tour camp facilities, meet staff and ask questions about the upcoming summer season. Watch for a free event registration link, coming in 2017.
Wilderness Inquiry’s Canoemobile is coming to Northwest Indiana in September and October! Thousands of people of all abilities will have the opportunity to paddle in Voyageur canoes and experience the outdoors in a whole new way. The general public is invited to take advantage of this unique learning and team-building experience in Hobart at Jerry Pavese Park.
There is no cost to participate, but you must pre-register and complete a release form in advance. All paddlers must be at least 5 years of age. Children under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.