Summer Camps (4-17)


Get ready for adventure!

Registration currently open! Watch for these dates:

  • January 16, 2024: New Account Set-up opens on CampSite, White Pine’s new registration platform. Create your account for faster registration on Jan 20th!
  • January 20, 2024 at 12pm noon: Summer Camp Enrollment begins

Enroll your kid into one (or more!) of our summer camps for an epic week in the wild, fueled by nature connection and survival skills! All campers will get to experience fire-making, wood splitting, plant ID, foraging, crafting, scouting, tracking, and storytelling, as well as the joys of being a kid in the summertime: sunshine, fresh air, climbing, splashing, running, and games.

We have 4 age groups of campers: ages 4-6, 7-9, 10-12, and 13-17.

Please review our Summer Family Guidebook before you register, for our complete set of policies and procedures.

Need a visual of all the camps offered this summer? Check out our Calendar page.

Tree Frogs: Ages 4-6

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About this camp

Our littlest explorers spend their week wandering the trails, forest and shoreline, while exercising key components of our year-round curriculum: nature connection, free play, social and emotional learning, resilience, self-empowerment and more. Practiced core routines are crafting, sit spot, scouting, free play, tracking, foraging, plant identification, storytelling, fire-starting and more.

Location: Rocky Ripple, 841 W. 53rd Street, Indianapolis, IN.

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Times: 9am - 3pm

Cost: $435/week

Please review our Summer Family Guidebook before you register, for our complete set of policies and procedures.

Flying Squirrels: Ages 7-9

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About this camp

With an extra focus on summer survival strategies specific to Indiana, we immerse ourselves in the arts of tracking, camouflage, navigation, wild edible plants, water purification, primitive hunting, and fire. Our days are filled with ancient stories, wandering, deep nature connection, comprehensive instruction, games, and fun.

New this year, Flying Squirrels campers will choose a Pathway from our popular Shikari Wilderness System to focus on during their week. Read more about it and choose your Pathway when you register.

Location: Rocky Ripple, 841 W. 53rd Street, Indianapolis, IN.

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Times: 9am - 4pm

Cost: $485/week

Please review our Summer Family Guidebook before you register, for our complete set of policies and procedures.

Scouts: Ages 10-12

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About this camp

Rooted in our Shikari Wilderness System, Scouts’ days are filled with ancient stories, wandering, deep nature connection, comprehensive instruction, games, and fun. Scouts are introduced to their chosen Pathway, then spend time deepening their knowledge and skillset among highly-trained instructors, while making new friends and having a blast in the sunshine and fresh air.

Scouts campers will choose a Pathway from our popular Shikari Wilderness System to focus on during their week. Read more about it and choose your Pathway when you register.

Location: Rocky Ripple, 841 W. 53rd Street, Indianapolis, IN.

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Times: 9am - 4pm

Cost: $485/week

Please review our Summer Family Guidebook before you register, for our complete set of policies and procedures.

Teens: Ages 13-17

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About this camp

Teens get unplugged and enjoy a wild week of the outdoors, nurturing individual growth, learning real-life skills, and making like-minded friends. Each day is full of comprehensive mentoring in primitive technology, wilderness survival and leadership development. Teens are ready to learn skills that will take them towards transformational rites-of-passage, and become part of our White Pine community.

Teens will choose a Pathway from our popular Shikari Wilderness System to focus on during their week. Read more about it and choose your Pathway when you register.

Location: Rocky Ripple, 841 W. 53rd Street, Indianapolis, IN.

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Times: 9am - 4pm

Cost: $485/week

Please review our Summer Family Guidebook before you register, for our complete set of policies and procedures.