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NEW! Nature Photography at Night-7th-8th grade

Use your nature observation skills and get creative with digital photography at dusk at The Morton Arboretum. Tuesday, July 24-Wednesday, July 26, 7:00-10:00 p.m.

Night Spies-5th-6th grade

Head out on twilight hikes to study the night stars, track animals, catch fireflies, and listen for creatures of the night at The Morton Arboretum. Dates vary starting June 24. Two sections.

NEW! Feathers and Scales-3rd-4th grade

Discover the amazing adaptations of birds and reptiles at The Morton Arboretum. Dates and times vary starting June 16. Multiple sections.

Botanical Art & Illustration: 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. 5 Wednesdays, July 23-30, and August 13-27, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Wildlife in Miniature-Canceled

Learn to find and photograph the miniature wildlife in your backyard, garden or nearby prairie at The Morton Arboretum. 3 Thursdays, July 24-August 7, 6:30-9:30 p.m., and 2 Saturdays, July 26-August 2, 7:00-10:00 a.m.

Mosaics for the Garden: Pick Your Project

Learn the whimsical art of broken china (pique assiette) mosaic while making a decorative items for the yard or to display in the home at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, July 26, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and/or 1:00-5:00 p.m.

Adventures in Art-3rd-4th grade

Paint, draw, color, and sculpt your way through The Morton Arboretum. Dates and times vary starting June 9. Multiple sections.

NEW! Nature Illustrators-7th-8th grade

Get inspired by nature at The Morton Arboretum! Dates vary starting July 7. Two sections.

Nature’s Superheroes - kindergarten

Explore the science behind superheroes like Spiderman and Batman at The Morton Arboretum. Monday, July 28-Friday, August 1, 12:30-3:30 p.m .

Science of Why-3rd-4th grade

Have you ever wondered WHY? Find out as we conduct experiments using the scientific method at The Morton Arboretum. Dates and times vary starting June 9. Multiple sections.