Bradford Woods is Indiana University's Outdoor Center. We provide experimental and therapeutic outdoor programs to people of all backgrounds and abilities on our 2,500-acre campus, located between Bloomington and Indianapolis.

Our vision is to be global leaders in delivering inclusive and experiential outdoor programming.

2,500acres of pristine land

16,000+ visitors annually

400+unique annual events

Celebrate the work of Bradford Woods!

Join us on April 6 for our Spirit of the Woods Banquet.

We'll celebrate the enduring spirit of giving with an evening of fun, activities, stories, and more – come dressed in your 1930s best!

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Bradford Woods has changed my life forever. When I'm here, it doesn't feel like reality. I get to do everything I didn't think was possible.

– KH, Summer Camper

We’re hiring seasonal program staff and counselors!

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Every year, we impact thousands of people through our outdoor education and therapy programs.

As an auxiliary service of Indiana University, we are a responsible, self-funded operation. We need the support of donors like you to continue our programs and maintain the property.  

Help us continue to serve the citizens of Indiana and others.

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We provide innovative leadership development and team building programs for businesses, schools, teams, or other groups

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We’re proud to be accredited by the American Camp Association.  Visit their website for more information.