Courses for Families

Course List

  • Family Twilight Adventures

    Join us for a fun-filled adventure after hours at The Morton Arboretum to explore the night's theme with a tram ride, activities, and a hike. Fridays, September 7, or Saturdays, September 15, 2018, (NEW TIME) 6:45 to 8:45 p.m.
  • Girl Scout Camp Out in the Children's Garden

    Join us for a camp-out designed especially for scouts at The Morton Arboretum. This camp out has MOVED TO SATURDAY, AUGUST 25 THROUGH SUNDAY, AUGUST 26, 2018, 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 a.m. due to the threat or heavy rains.
  • More Youth and Family Programs

    Please check our Calendar of events for more youth and family programs.
  • Cub Scout Campout in the Children's Garden (6-11 years)

    Join us for a camp–out designed especially for scouts at The Morton Arboretum. Friday, September 14 through Saturday September 15, 2018, 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 a.m.
  • Family Twilight Adventures

    Join us for a fun-filled adventure after hours at The Morton Arboretum to explore the night's theme with a tram ride, activities, and a hike. Fridays, September 7, or Saturdays, September 15, 2018, (NEW TIME) 6:45 to 8:45 p.m.
  • Family Jack-O'-Lantern Hikes

    Join us on a family-friendly jack o lantern lit hike to explore the night-life of owls, bats and spiders at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, October 6 or 13, or Sunday, October 7 or 14, 2018, times vary.
  • Tree Pose Family Yoga

    Experience nature from a new angle through fun animal and tree yoga poses at The Morton Arboretum! . Mondays, May through October, 2018, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. NO CLASS ON OCTOBER 15 AND 22, 2018.
  • 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

    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.
  • 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.
  • More Youth and Family Programs

    Please check our Calendar of events for more youth and family programs.
  • Gingerbread House Workshop

    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.