Camp ACTIVenture

Returning to the Botanical Conservatory for its third year of active and adventurous fun, Camp ACTIVenture incorporates off-site excursions to city and state parks, rivers, trails and other adventure destinations that aid in the development of camper skillsets, values and self-confidence.

The Botanical Conservatory’s Camp ACTIVenture engages campers in active, adventurous fun! This exciting day camp incorporates off-site excursions to city and state parks, rivers, trails and other recreation destinations where campers experience northern Indiana adventures such as biking, bouldering, zip lining, kayaking, fire building, hiking, orienteering or cooling off in freshwater sources in a small-group setting. Camp ACTIVenture integrates values exploration and nature play to foster individual accomplishment, community belonging and character development. Natural elements of earth, air, water and fire are also explored through safe, outdoor challenges that educate and thrill.

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Registration for summer camps begins March 25. Registration deadlines are one week prior to each session. Space is limited to 12 campers per week.

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The Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory is the basecamp of Camp ACTIVenture at 1100 S. Calhoun Street in downtown Fort Wayne, IN. Staff-led excursions to other Northeast Indiana destinations are within walking distance or a 1-hour driving range.


Ages 9-13 (as of June 1, 2024)


Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

AM Camp Care, 7:00-9:00 a.m.

PM Camp Care, 4:00-6:00 p.m.


Session 1              June 10-14

Session 2              June 17-21

Session 3              June 24-28

Session 4              July 8-12

Session 5              July 15-19

Session 6              July 22-26

Camp Boulder 1

Camp Kayak 4

Camp Zip 5