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.

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2,500acres of pristine land

16,000+ visitors annually

400+unique annual events

Explorers Day Camp

We're starting a day camp to provide a safe outdoor experience for youth in 4th-8th grade in October. The day camp will take place Wednesdays so we can also provide eLearning time for local students. Find out more and register via the link below!

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Our new 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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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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Explorers Day Camp

We're running a day camp for 4th-8th graders in October and beyond, offering recreational outdoor opportunities and e-learning support.

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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

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

We provide innovative leadership development and team building programs for businesses, schools, teams, or other groups

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