Arts in the Parks Camp at National Lakeshore

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Date: June 12, 2017

INDIANA DUNES NATIONAL LAKESHORE: Take part in the free, week-long, Arts in the Park camp from Monday, June 26, through Friday, June 30 at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore’s Paul H. Douglas Center. The camp runs from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm each day. Rhonda Cox, director of Artopia and Saudra Goldsby, a retired art teacher, will share the skills and materials needed to complete various nature art themed projects. 

During the week of the Arts in the Park camp, there will be various nature art projects including sand casting, weaving, macramé, jewelry, and watercolors. All artists will be able to take home their masterpieces. Children must be accompanied by an adult and be at least four years old. Pre-register is required for this free camp by calling 219-395-1821.

The Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education is located in the western portion of the national lakeshore at 100 North Lake Street, about one mile north of U.S. Highway 12 in the Miller neighborhood of Gary. For more information on this or other programs at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, call 219-395-1882 or visit our website at and our Facebook page at


The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore is one of 417 units of the National Park System ranging from Yellowstone to the Statue of Liberty. Located in Northwest Indiana, the park includes 15 miles of Lake Michigan shoreline and 15,000 acres of biodiverse beaches, woods, prairies, and marshes. Up to 2 million visitors come to the Indiana Dunes each year. Check our Facebook page at

Last updated: June 12, 2017

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