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Get Outdoors Day

  • Dunes Learning Center

Celebrate National Get Outdoors Day at Dunes Learning Center’s Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore campus on Saturday, June 10th with a day of family fun! Learn about the secret life of the Little Calumet River, get up close with nature or enjoy a quiet moment under the trees. Themed hikes, science games, camp crafts, live music by the School of Rock, and a picnic lunch on the lawn—join us for our biggest event of the year! Register online >

Thank you to Premier Sponsor, ArcelorMittal; Sustaining Sponsors, Lakeshore Public Media and Lamar Advertising; Supporting Sponsors, BP, Enbridge, Friends of Indiana Dunes, and NIPSCO; Contributing Sponsor, Mark J. Mihalo D.D.S Family Dentistry; Event Presenter, Republic Services; and event partners Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Arts activities made possible, in part, with support from the Indiana Arts Commission, South Shore Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.

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In Our Hands: A Dunes Affair

  • Sand Creek Country Club

Join Dunes Learning Center leadership for a gala night of festive fun as we celebrate hands-on learning in the Indiana dunes. Live music, an extended cocktail reception, a silent auction featuring one-of-a-kind experiences, and the presentation of the 2017 Green Apple Award will be featured—along with games, prizes, and more. The future of environmental education is in your hands! Watch for a ticket link and more details, coming this summer.

Thank you to Premier Sponsor, ArcelorMittal; Sustaining Sponsor, Lakeshore Public Media; Supporting Sponsors, BP, and Friends of Indiana Dunes; Contributing Sponsor, Mark J. Mihalo D.D.S Family Dentistry; and Event Patrons, Schepel Cadillac, and Thorgren Tool & Molding Co., Inc. Dunes Learning Center is a proud partner of Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.