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Acorn Express Adventures: Homeschool Journey

Join us on the Acorn Express for a family friendly tram ride adventure through the Arboretum! The first Wednesday of each Month, April 6 through October 5, 2016 9:30 to 10:15 a.m.

Adult Yoga

Improve your health and well-being with yoga. We will practice poses, breathing and meditation in the tranquil setting of the Morton Arboretum. Wednesdays, May 4-June 1, 6:30-7:30 p.m. or Thursdays, May 5-June 2, 2016, 10:30-11:30 a.m

Frogs in Frame

Photograph frogs in a natural setting at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Botanical Art with Pencil

As you study and draw the details of living plants, you will learn the techniques of pencil drawing, develop your eye-hand coordination, and learn the structures of the plants you draw at The Morton Arboretum. Four Saturdays, August 27 and September 10 through 24, 2016, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Begin to Draw Nature

Learn the basics of drawing nature in this course designed for true beginners at The Morton Arboretum. Four Saturdays, June 4-25, 2016, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., or four Mondays, September 12-October 3, 2016, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Midwest Early Childhood Educator Symposium Second Nature: Reintroducing Children to the Outdoors

Join us at The Morton Arboretum on June 4th, 2016, 8:45 a.m.-3:00 p.m. as we explore the many benefits of nature-based early childhood education.

Bird Monitoring Techniques

Learn to monitor bird populations for conservation at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 8:00-11:30 a.m.

Field Study: Birds of Summer

Become acquainted with the host of birds that nest and breed in our region at The Morton Arboretum. Four Sundays, June 5 through 26, 2016, 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Dinos, Ginkgos, and Me-kindergarten

Travel back to the dinosaur age! Discover different dinosaurs; learn what they ate, where they lived, and the trees that grew when dinosaurs were alive at The Morton Arboretum. Monday-Friday, June 6-10, 12:30-3:30 p.m. or July 18-22, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

NEW! Eco-Challenge-7th-8th grade

Ants can carry fifty times their body weight, termites build mounds twenty-five feet tall, and bees can visit over one thousand flowers in a day. Find out what you can accomplish as you explore the habitats at the Arboretum and take on eco-challenges. Dates vary starting June 6, 2016. Multiple sections.