Places to Go: Nature Fun in the Summer

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It's summer and a perfect time to get outside and explore our natural world!

Sorted by county, there's something for everyone this summer season!

Allen County:
Metea County Park and Allen County are hosting some great summer camps this season! Find one that works for you!
For more information, visit the event site.

Boone County:
Zion Nature Center is open for the season and ready for you! Find an event in May and connect with nature at Zion Nature Center!
For more events and information, visit the event site.

Franklin County
Brookville Lake:
Join the fun at Brookville Lake this summer for animals, music, scavenger hunts and more!
For more information, visit the events site.

Hamilton County
Cool Creek Nature Center 
has lots to do this summer! Join them for family fun including birding and much more!
For more information, visit the event site.

Conner Prairie always has a lot going on! Join a camp, a make and take event, and other great activities!
For more information, visit the event site.

Jackson County:
Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge
has events every month! Find one you want to check out - there's something for everyone.
For more information, visit the event site.

Marion County:
Eagle Creek Park
has lots of summer camps this season! Find one that works for you! Or explore other park offerings of the season!
Find more information on their website.

Holliday Park: There is always lots to do at Holliday Park! Join them for a Meet a Critter Monday, family yoga or Family Night Friday Campfires.
Find more information by visiting the event site here.

Indianapolis Zoo has great Saturday Science programs! Grab your family and come learn about what animals live in your backyard, polar bears, primates, and more! Or join the fun durning family overnight adventures!
For more information visit the program page.

Nina Mason Pulliam EcoLab at Marion Universtiy will host a bat-centered nature playday and a pollinators event!
For more information, visit the event page.
 
Porter County:
Shirley Heinze Land Trust 
has educational workshops, volunteer workdays, and a guided hike series. Find an event for you!
For more information, visit the site here.

St. Joseph County
Rum Village Nature Center
hosts Sunday programs and nature detectives! Find what program works for you and start exploring.
For more information, visit the activities page.

Tippecanoe County
Lilly Nature Center
is hosting "tinkergarten" this summer! These are outdoor classes where kids learn through play. 
For more information visit the site.

Vigo County:
Dobbs Park Nature Center in Terre Haute has lots of Saturday programming to get involved with our natural world. From learning about animals to craft time, find an event that works for you!
For more information visit the event site here.

Wayne County:
Cope Environmental Center has lots of programs and events for eveyrone! Join them for summer camps or weekly playgroup at the natural playscape and much more!
For more information visit the events page here.