Courses for Families

Course List

  • I Went For a Walk Today: Family Theater Workshop

    Connect with the outdoors though theatrical play with the cast from Nature at The Morton Arboretum. (Canceled) Tuesday, July 12, 6:30 to 8:00 pm or Saturday, July 23,10:00 to 11:30 a.m.
  • Gnome Homes

    After taking a hike through the Children’s Garden to hunt for all of the hiding gnomes, create a keepsake, light-up gnome home of your own at The Morton Arboretum. Weekends November 2016 through March 2017, Times vary between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
  • Fall Family Hike

    Fall Family Hike
    What happens to the trees, animals, and insects in the fall at The Morton Arboretum? Come and find out on this fun filled, guided family hike. Saturday, November 3 or Friday, November 23, 2018, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
  • Gingerbread House Workshop

    Gingerbread House Workshop
    (SOLD OUT) Take a winter walk, find out what sweet treats grow on trees, then decorate a keepsake, light-up, chipboard gingerbread house with natural materials to take home at The Morton Arboretum.Saturday, November 17 or December 8, 2018, 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. or 2:00 to 3:30 p.m.
  • Birdhouse Workshop

    Birdhouse Workshop
    Learn about birds and decorate a wooden birdhouse to take home at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, February 23, or Sunday, February 24, 2018, 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. or 2:00 to 3:30 p.m.
  • Simply Sweet Family Hike

    Join us on a family-friendly syrup stroll through the woods to explore the history of maple tapping at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, March 16, or Sunday, March 17, 2019, times vary.
  • More Youth and Family Programs

    Please check our Calendar of events for more youth and family programs.