Bradford Woods is Indiana University's Outdoor Center. We provide experiential and therapeutic outdoor programs to people of all backgrounds and abilities on our 2,500-acre campus, located between Bloomington and Indianapolis.

Our vision is to be global leaders in delivering inclusive and experiential outdoor programming.

2,500acres of pristine land

16,000+ visitors annually

400+unique annual events

We are open! Inquire below to host your event here in 'The Woods.'

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Virtual Facilitation

Even if you can't join us in person, we can still help your team, department, or group achieve outcomes with our virtual facilitation options.

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Day Programs

Whether you're a traditional school or a home school group, you can bring a group of students to enjoy the beauty of the woods and achieve learning outcomes.

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Bradford Woods has changed my life forever. When I'm here, it doesn't feel like reality. I get to do everything I didn't think was possible.

– KH, Summer Camper

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As an auxiliary service of Indiana University, we are a responsible, self-funded operation. We need the support of donors like you to continue our programs and maintain the property. Click below to find out how you can help us carry out our mission.

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Our Podcast

Check out our new "Magic of the Woods" podcast, discussing all things Bradford Woods – from staff to favorite memories to inclusion and other topics.

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We’re proud to be accredited by the American Camp Association.  Visit their website for more information.

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