WonderCamp Session Locations

WonderCamp sessions do not take place at WonderLab Museum.

Specific locations are noted  for each session.

  • Drop Off: 8:30 a.m.
  • Camp Time:  9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Pick-up by: 4:30 p.m.

Transportation is not available for WonderCamp 2023.

Curbside drop-off and pick-up at all camp locations. There is no need to park. Staff will be at the drop-off / pick-up lines. Signs will indicate traffic flow.

Kent Farm Research Station (Indiana University)
R 8475 E. Kent Rd, Bloomington, Indiana

  • Drop Off: 8:30 a.m.
  • Camp Time:  9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Pick-up by: 4:30 p.m.

Curbside drop-off and pick-up. There is no need to park. Staff will be at the drop-off / pick-up lines. Signs will indicate traffic flow.

Kent Farm is located 7 miles east of Bloomington along Kent Road off of Highway 46 East. It is about 90 acres in size and consists of early successional fields and more mature forest. Dr. Ellen Ketterson (Biology) has several facilities at Kent Farm, including the Kent Farm Bird Observatory and Kent Farm Banding Station.  For more information on Dr. Ketterson’s facilities at Kent Farm, visit her website. Kent Farm was the site of groundbreaking ecological work (on voles) by former IU zoologist Charles Krebs. Kent Farm is adjacent to Indiana DNR property, Lake Monroe, and Stillwater Marsh (an important waterfowl area).

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WonderCamp Sessions at Kent Farm:

  • May 22 – 26: From Feathers to Flight – Grades 4 – 8
  • July 17 – 21: From Feathers to Flight – Grades 4 – 8

Goat Conspiracy Farm
6022 Kent Rd, Bloomington, IN 47401

  • Drop Off: 8:30 a.m.
  • Camp Time:  9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Pick-up by: 4:30 p.m.

Curbside drop-off and pick-up. There is no need to park. Staff will be at the drop-off / pick-up lines. Signs will indicate traffic flow.

The Goat Conspiracy is a farm and creamery with a focus in artisan cheeses and goat milk soaps. We work to deliver products and services with an emphasis on sustainability and community engagement. Locally crafted products that are people and animal supported, The Goat Conspiracy is coming to a table near you.

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WonderCamp Sessions at Goat Conspiracy Farm

  • May 22 – 26: Kids and Kids – Grades 2 – 3
  • June 26 – 30: Goats and Gardens – Grades 4 – 6
  • July 17 – 21: Kids and Kids – Grades 2 – 3
  • July 24 – 28: Goats and Gardens – Grades 4 – 6

Hilltop Garden and Nature Center (Indiana University)
2367 E 10th St, Bloomington, IN 47408

  • Drop Off: 8:30 a.m.
  • Camp Time:  9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Pick-up by: 4:30 p.m.

Curbside drop-off and pick-up. There is no need to park. Staff will be at the drop-off / pick-up lines. Signs will indicate traffic flow.

Hilltop Garden & Nature Center was first established by IU Biology Professor, Barbara Shalucha in 1948. Hilltop has primarily focused on youth gardening, but has expanded its reach throughout the University and surrounding community to provide opportunities to learn about different gardening practices and connecting with nature. Hilltop provides many educational opportunities for students through various internships and work study programs. Hilltop has also provided gardening classes for adults and volunteer opportunities. Visitors are always welcome at Hilltop to tour our demonstration gardens, enjoy nature or find a good idea for their garden.

Read more about Hilltop Garden and Nature Center.

WonderCamp Sessions at Hilltop Garden and Nature Center:

  • May 22 – 26: Planting a Seed – Grades 2 – 3
  • July 10 – 14: Habitats and Homes – Grades 4 – 6
  • July 17 – 21: Power of Plants – Grades 4 – 6
  • July 24 – 28: Habitats and Homes – Grades 2 – 3

University Elementary School (UES) / IU School of Education

These camp sessions take place Monday – Thursday at UES and on Fridays at the IU School of Education.

  • Drop Off: 8:30 a.m.
  • Camp Time:  9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Pick-up by: 4:30 p.m.

Curbside drop-off and pick-up. There is no need to park. Staff will be at the drop-off / pick-up lines. Signs will indicate traffic flow.

University Elementary School (UES): Monday – Thursday
1111 N Russell Rd, Bloomington, IN 47408
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IU School of Education: Fridays
201 N. Rose Ave. Bloomington, In 47405
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WonderCamp Sessions at UES / IU School of Education:

  • June 5 – 9: Discovering STEAM – Grades K – 1
  • June 5 – 9: A World of Bugs – Grades 2 – 3
  • June 5 – 9: An Introduction to Climate Engineering – Grades 4 – 6
  • June 12 – 16: Constructions and Physics – Grades K – 1
  • June 12 – 16: Wings and Things – Grades 2 – 3
  • June 12 – 16: Full-on STEAM – Grades 4 – 6
  • June 19 – 23: Things that Fly – Grades K – 1
  • June 19 – 23: Exploring STEAM – Grades 2 – 3
  • June 19 – 23: Puzzles, Patterns, and Projects – Grades 4 – 6
  • June 19 – 23: Animal MD – Grades 4 – 6
  • June 26 – 30: Storybook Science #1 – Grades K – 1
  • June 26 – 30: Inventions – Grades 2 – 3
  • June 26 – 30: Creative Building and the Scientific Method
  • July 10 – 14: Storybook Science #2 – Grades K – 1
  • July 10 – 14: Playing with Potions – Grades 2 – 3
  • July 10 – 14: Exploring Flight – Grades 4 – 6