2018 Writing & Photo Contest


Your parks, your stories.

What do Porter County Parks mean to you? In less than 350 words OR in an original photograph, tell us what Porter County Parks mean to you. Whether you're a current or former resident, or perhaps a frequent visitor, we want you to share your stories and memories about why our local parks are an important part of your life. You could also write about or photograph any of the recreation and wellness programs we offer. 

First prize in the kid's division is a FREE WEEK OF SUMMER CAMP (summer of 2019, grades K-8)! First prize in the adult division is a $100 gift certificate to Philips Ace Hardware in Valparaiso. 

Remember that Porter County Parks includes Sunset Hill Farm County Park, Brincka Cross Gardens, Brookdale Park, and the Calumet Trail. Family members of Porter County Parks and Recreation employees are not eligible for entry. 



To enter, provide your information and submission here.