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Summer Fun Guide 2017 Summer Fun Guide 2017

Branch Out Program

Registration & Reservations To view our exciting catalog of activities, register for classes, or reserve a facility CLICK HERE.

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Construction of the new McKnight Outdoor Education Center is underway and is expected to be complete by June 2017. We are still booking private programs on a limited basis. To schedule a program, simply call us at (614) 645-3380. 

Outdoor Education Program Program Director - Christina Snyder
3200 Indian Village Rd.
Columbus, OH 43221
(614) 645-3380

About our Outdoor Education Program Our mission is to connect people to nature through learning, play, and community service. We provide environmental education and outdoor recreation programs for our residents and surrounding communities.

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Outdoor Education Summer Camps

Give your children the opportunity to reconnect with nature this summer! Campers will spend the day outdoors playing games, building forts, creeking, hiking, fishing, getting dirty and having a blast!

Camp registration for all outdoor education camps begins on March 16 at 7 pm. Camps will take place June 12 – August 18.



2017 Outdoor Education Summer Camp Information
2017 Outdoor Education CIT Program
2017 Outdoor Education CRC Scholarship Contest
2017 Summer Camp Employment
Outdoor Education Participant Waiver – Med Form


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Private Programs & Rental Opportunities Our center can act as a rental space that can host numerous classes, camps and special events. The flexibility of the space can accommodate any event, from wedding receptions to corporate meetings. - learn more

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Portable Climbing Wall Rental Looking for a way to liven up your next special event, festival or block party? Look no further, our 26 foot portable climbing wall comes fully staffed and ready to provide your event with excitement! - learn more

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Birthday Parties Would you like to put a unique twist on your child's birthday party? We here at Indian Village can make it a fun and educational adventure. We can offer themed parties for children ages 4 and up. - learn more

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Educational Field Trip & Experience Guide Let us be an extension to your classroom. Schedule a day to bring your class to Indian Village, or we can bring our program to you. We offer educational classes all the way up through 8th grade. - learn more

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Nature & Adventure Scout Programs The Outdoor Education Program offers specific programs for scouts! Have your next meeting or event at our site and participate in archery, canoeing, rock climbing or other fun outdoor activities. - learn more

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Community Recreation Council Volunteering The Outdoor Education Community Recreation Council is a group of local community members who volunteer their time to help sustain and improve our outdoor education programs. - learn more

Amenities Archery Barn ~ Art Room ~ Classroom ~ Entertainment Space ~ Kitchen ~ Life Size Teepee ~ Parking Lot ~Walking Trail
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