This is a Special Place

Dunes Learning Center provides exceptional outdoor experiences that inspire community, environmental stewardship and a lifelong love of learning. Located in the spectacularly biodiverse Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, our "classroom without walls" creates a critical and beneficial connection to nature for children and adults.

GET READY FOR CAMP

Check out your camp's Parent Guide for directions, drop-off and pick-up times, packing lists and much more.  Find your camp >

DUNES LEARNING CENTER IS HIRING

We're looking for enthusiastic leaders who can use nature to inspire curiosity.  Learn more >

RIVER RENDEZVOUS, A DUNES AFFAIR: SEPTEMBER 13

Our annual fundraising and award dinner will be held at the historic Spa Restaurant in Porter, IN.  Learn more >

PHILANTHROPY HAS NEVER BEEN THIS LUXURIOUS!

Don't miss your chance to take home the "Ultimate Glamping Package." Designed by Robert Northington Interiors, this “glamorous camping” suite features the 9 person Wenzel Grandview tent and a hand-picked collection of luxury outdoor furnishings. Buy It Now or Make an Offer. Proceeds benefit Dunes Learning Center programs and tuition assistance.  See it on Ebay >