THANK YOU to All Who Participated in the 2nd Annual ITYS Golf Outing!!

Welcome to the Website for the ITYS!


              Now is the time to start planning for your summer activities.  That means it is time to start thinking about summer youth camps.   The Indiana Troopers Youth Services schedule and application for the 45th year of summer camp programs is complete and is posted here on our website under “camp forms”.  Coordinated by the Indiana Troopers Youth Services organization, the camps will be staffed by Indiana State Police officers and officers from other law enforcement organizations.

             Click here for the 2015 Summer Youth Camps Schedule!

The 2015 camp application is online under camp forms and will also be posted on the Indiana State Police website at  Payment can be made via PayPal if desired or the application can be printed and mailed to our office with your check or money order.  Applications should be received at our office at least 10 days prior to the start date of the camp you wish to attend.  We will also mail applications to anyone who makes a request to our Corporate Office at
800-671-9851 or email Coordinated by the Indiana Troopers Youth Services Organization, the camps will be staffed by Indiana State Police officers and officers from other law enforcement organizations.

Financial assistance may be available upon review and approval of the camp staff and ITYS Board. Scholarships are based on a one-by-one need basis.

The Indiana Troopers Youth Services organization was founded in 2010 in an effort to continue to offer the summer camp program to the youth of Indiana that began in 1970.   The ITYS organization is a 501c3 organization and all donations are tax-deductible.  The camps continue to be funded by camp fees, grants and donations from the public.

 If you are interested in assisting with the camp or supporting the camp program financially,
please contact our office at 800-671-9851.

"Indiana State Police Summer Youth Camp Program -Building Indiana’s future – one camper at a time!!!"


ISP Summer Camp In Formation

Campers in Formation

Since 1970, the Indiana State Police has offered over 40,000 young people an exciting, up-close look at law enforcement and the criminal justice system through its youth camps. The camps help students gain respect for themselves and others through programs, which demonstrate the rewards of hard work and dedication.

Camps are held at universities around the state and offer campers a unique glimpse of campus life. Each program includes well-balanced meals and comfortable sleeping facilities. Camp staffs are hand picked, Indiana State Police personnel, who have committed themselves to preparing today's youth for their futures.

Camps are coordinated by the Indiana Troopers Youth Services with additional support of the:

  • Optimists Logo Indiana District Optimists - 5th & 6th Grade Respect For Law Camps
  • Lions Logo Lions Clubs of Indiana - 7th & 8th Grade Lions Law Camps
  • Kiwanis Logo Indiana Kiwanis - 9th thru 12th Grade Career Camps
  • Jaycees Logo Indiana Jaycees - Junior Pioneer Campouts
  • ISP Pioneers
  • Indiana State Police Alliance, Inc
  • Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Indiana, Inc. (TMMI)
  • Dekko Foundation
  • Indiana Motor Truck Association

"Thank you Ernie Alder - for your vision, your energy, your humor and your love for Indiana youth – and the Indiana State Police" Read more about the ISP Camp Founder Ernie Alder by clicking above and Order his New Book. Ernie has graciously donated ALL proceeds to go to the ITYS!

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Our Work

Our work is to provide a series of programs for the youth of the state of Indiana, in cooperation with the Indiana State Police. The desired Result of all efforts will be to teach Hoosier Students to respect themselves, others and the law.

Who We Are

A not-for-profit corporation (a 501(C)-3 corporation) formed, called the "Indiana Troopers Youth Services, Inc.", to work in direct coordination with the Indiana State Police Department. The ITYS is governed by a board of directors, that consists of both current and retired Indiana State Police personnel.

How You Can Help!

We are so very grateful for our many supporters. Donate by mailing your donation to our corporate office or now online thru Paypal.


There are many organizations and individuals that have given of their support. The support may be in Sponsoring Campers, Supporting the ITYS in our coordination efforts with time, talent or monetary donations.

We are thankful for the support of:

  • Lions Clubs of Indiana
  • Indiana District Optimists
  • Indiana Kiwanis Clubs
  • Indiana Jaycees
  • ISP Pioneers
  • Indiana State Police Alliance, Inc
  • Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Indiana, Inc. (TMMI)
  • Dekko Foundation

We would like to extend a thank-you to our retired webmaster, Ronnie Kane for donating his talents and much time to assisting the ITYS.

Thank you to Dean Orewiler for the use of his photos taken at Career Camp (Trine University) in 2011 and 2012.

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