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[Est. 1902]

Lake Maxinkuckee
Culver, IN 46511-1291

SUMMER PHONE: (800) 221-2020 or (574) 842-8300
SUMMER FAX: (574) 842-8462


Anthony T. Mayfield
Culver Summer Schools & Camps
1300 Academy Road #138
Culver, IN 46511

PHONE: (800) 221-2020
FAX: (574) 842-8462
Coed: ages 7-17
Capacity: 1375
Session Lengths: 6-weeks (9-17); 1-week (family camp); 5-day (7-9): 2-day (7-12)

Culver blends ‘summer camp’ with unique opportunities throughout its 1,800-acre lakeside campus outfitted with a 94-horse equestrian center, a 120-boat sailing fleet, an aviation school, and an extensive Indian Lore program. With a camp length ideal for promoting good habits, a leadership system to marvel, the diversity of 38 countries, over 70 activities and sports to discover, a progressive achievement of awards, traditions dating back to 1902, and an opportunity for family and friends to visit each weekend, Culver provides a World-Class Summer Experience for boys and girls ages 7 to 17.

Culver Woodcraft Camp is a six-week, all-activity camp designed for boys and girls, ages 9-13. Over 65 elective activities provide an unparalleled opportunity for young people to participate in leadership roles and develop self-confidence through a well-rounded program that provides personal and team accomplishment. Campers improve academic skills, compete in athletic activities, work toward awards and ribbons, and improve their overall sense of competence. They also develop an understanding of and appreciation for nature and other cultures—Culver Woodcraft Camp facilitates personal development by providing an opportunity to live with young people from all over the world.

Culver Upper Camp is a six-week all-activity camp for young men and women, ages 13 to 17. Boys choose among the Aviation, Horsemanship and Naval Schools. Girls are organized into Decks and participate in the Schools’ of their choice. Upper Campers participate in daily electives (over 70 in which to choose), afternoon recreation or intramural competitions and evening social activities. Culver is an affiliate member of US Sailing, allowing campers to be certified in three types of sailing certifications. Our horsemanship department has over has 94 horses with a renovated state-of-the-art riding hall and stable complex. Culver’s aeronautics program allows for flight simulation via computer and simulator, while also providing ground school. Culver also provides transportation to a nearby flight school, which can be used through a separate agreement.

Culver Family Camp offers the opportunity to be a part of the rich tradition of Woodcraft Camp. Come and enjoy our many activities such as horseback riding, sailing, skeet shooting, arts and crafts, the climbing tower, canoeing, swimming, golf, team sports, hayrides, rocketry, archery, tennis, and much more! Enjoy the family atmosphere, appreciate our environment, learn new skills, and have an amazing week together.

Culver Junior Woodcraft Camp is five-day camp will run as close to the real experience as possible, revealing the fun and excitement of our day-to-day programs at Culver Woodcraft Camp. Junior Woodcrafters will follow a similar structure complete with activity rotations, cabin/unit games, evening activities and leadership opportunities.

Culver Mini-Woodcraft Camp’s purpose is to expose children to the wonderful Culver Summer Schools & Camps program. Although this will only be a weekend experience, our goal is to shape the mini-camp as close to the real experience as possible, revealing the fun and excitement of our day-to-day programs. The campers will have opportunities to compete in various individual competitions and cabin games, make new friends with campers from near and far, participate in four exciting class periods, and to enjoy a sample of evening activities. All of this is wrapped up into one fun-filled weekend at our Mini-Camp here at Culver!

Experience the magic of camp this summer
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