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Outdoor Education

Lutherhaven offers a variety of experiential, educational opportunities designed for children, Kindergarten through 12th grade.  Relevant and engaging lessons, led by our trained staff, combined with modern facilities, and 72 acres of hickory and oak forest, trails, fields, and wetlands make Camp Lutherhaven a great spot for your Outdoor Education. Since 1969, Lutherhaven has provided facilities and programming for educators in Indiana, Ohio, and Michigan.

Lutherhaven offers as much help as needed by your group, able to provide facilities and an environment conducive to learning; teaching classes ranging from wetlands study to fire building; or providing an entire Outdoor Education experience. Consider the possibilities Lutherhaven can provide, both in facilities and programming, and let us know how we can assist you.

Details

Lodging & Meals

Cabins: Cabins sleep up to 10 people in bunk beds & are heated.

Lodge Dormitory: Sleeps up to 40 people in bunk beds. Can be divided into 2 sections. Heated & air conditioned

Lodge Private Rooms: Eight rooms sleep 1-4 people each. Linens are provided. Heated & air conditioned.

Daniel Retreat Center: Sleeps up to 36 people in bunk beds. Heated & air conditioned.

Two meal plans are possible while at camp. The kitchen may be rented out for the duration of the stay, or Camp Lutherhaven can provide the meals.

Program

Camp Lutherhaven desires to meet the unique needs of each participating group so that each student has opportunity to enjoy excellence in their outdoor education experience. There are three approaches that may be considered.

  1. Camp Lutherhaven is available to be rented out to groups for any prearranged dates for a program of your own leading.
  2. The staff at camp are trained to provide lessons for large or small groups of students, supplementing your already existing program.
  3. The staff at Camp Lutherhaven can plan and implement an entire outdoor education program ranging from 1 to 5 days.Some of our possible programming is listed below for you. Please note that even when an activity is being led by the staff, groups are encouraged to provide a ratio of 1 adult per 8 students.
  • Archery
  • Astronomy
  • Boating
  • Creative writing
  • Critical thinking
  • Devotions
  • Fire building
  • Group building
  • Games
  • Crafts
  • Nature hikes
  • Orienteering
  • Scavenger hunts
  • Science discovery
  • And more…

Recreational Activities

  • Swimming
  • Basketball
  • Boating
  • Canoeing
  • Volleyball
  • Softball
  • Tether ball
  • Gaga ball
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Soccer
  • Floor hockey
  • Playground

Winter Activities

  • Ice fishing
  • Sledding
  • Tobogganing
  • Skating
  • Indoor game room

Camp Lutherhaven strives to offer quality programming for the most reasonable prices. Whichever role you would have Camp Lutherhaven play, the teacher always has the freedom to select the direction and the learning experiences for his or her students. Contact us for more information and current prices.