Participation in the Mighty Acorns program has earned your child the exclusive opportunity to attend Mighty Acorns Nature Camp at Dunes Learning Center for just $129, a reduction of nearly 75% thanks to the support of our generous sponsors. 

Your $129 camp registration fee includes:

- 5 day/4 night summer camp experience on campus located within the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore (Chesterton, IN)

- Modern, accessible cabins with bunkbeds, heat/AC, private toilets and showers (7 campers & 1 adult counselor per cabin)

- Fresh, delicious, kid-friendly meals in our dining hall

- Optional FREE transportation to and from the Chicago area

Campers enjoy hiking, campfires, a beach party, art projects, and more, plus a visit to ArcelorMittal’s Burns Harbor environmental restoration area to learn about nature, wildlife, and even steelmaking. Learn more here >

Dunes Learning Center is accredited by the American Camp Association and is located less than an hour from Chicago. For more information about camp, download the Mighty Acorns Nature Camp parent guide >

Información del campamento en espanol - descarga la Guía para padres >

Registration is now open!

Mighty Acorns Session 1

July 1 - 5, 2019

Boys Sold Out - Space Available for Girls ONLY

Mighty Acorns Session 2 SOLD OUT

July 29 - August 2, 2019

If you wish to join the waitlist for this camp, click through to the registration page, then click on tickets. Though “Join Waitlist” only shows up under female camper, it is a single waitlist for both males and females.

If you have any questions, please contact us at 219-395-9555.


Arts activities made possible by the Indiana Arts Commission, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.

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