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CHESTERTON | If “roughing it” isn’t for you, Indiana Dunes State Park is offering a themed weekend for camping glamorously, May 31 through June 2
The weather cooperated for most of the four days during the 33rd Annual Michigan City In-Water Boat Show, as did boat and accessories sales.
CHICAGO | Chicago officials say they have a new plan for getting urban kids up close and personal with nature.
If you're thinking of sending your children to overnight camp this summer or you've already registered them, there's plenty you can do to help them get ready for this exciting experience.
Hiking dad Michael Lanza believes it's important to get kids on the trail at an early age and keep nurturing a long-term love for the outdoors.
HOBART | Michelle Higel's daughter was born at 25 weeks and weighed less than 2 pounds when doctors told the family a brain hemorrhage may have left her with severe disabilities.
Firefighters at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore will be conducting a prescribed burn at the Dunewood Campground today and may be burning in Gary's Miller neighborhood as well.
Summer is nearly over, but there's time for one last getaway with the kids. How about going camping? Even novices can have a great time in the outdoors with just a little preparation and planning.
The easy, breezy days of summer are almost upon us. Days where the last thing we want to do is heat up the kitchen by cooking meals. Make this the summer of eating out (outdoors, that is).
PORTER | A new group campsite will be developed at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, the National Park Service announced Thursday -- along with a new set of fees at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.
Has the chilly winter weather turned your family into coach potatoes? Bundle up and join the Northwest Indiana Outdoors club for free or cheap family-friendly outings-including an educational trip to Wolf Park and a day of hiking at Starved Rock State Park.
Gilbert Roman and his friends were concerned their trip to Camp Tecumseh in April was in jeopardy after the popcorn machine at Johnston Elementary School, the class's primary fundraiser, broke. They started raking leaves and put money they collected toward the trip.
Gilbert Roman and his friends, also fifth-graders at Johnston Elementary School in Highland, are raking leaves to raise money for their class's trip to Camp Tecumseh. They said they will shovel snow when the leaves are gone.
Gilbert Roman, 11, and his friends have been raking leaves in their neighborhood to raise money for their spring field trip. Their fifth-grade class at Johnston Elementary School has put a $500 deposit down, but it still needs about $3,000 for the field trip to Camp Tecumseh.
Gilbert Roman, 11, center, and his friends, Tyler Mawell, 9, left, and Elias Covarruvias, 10, rake leaves recently at a Johnston Elementary School neighborhood home to raise money for a fifth-grade field trip to Camp Tecumseh in April.
Sams Indiana Travelers Chapter 96 of the Good Sam RV Club will host a weekend camping trip July 16 through 18 at Thrashers Woods Campground, 2746 E. Ind. 16, Monon. The chapter's primary goal is camping and RVing within 100 miles of members' homes to keep expenses low. This campground offers…
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