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Family Twilight Adventures

Join us for a fun-filled adventure after hours at the Arboretum! Fridays, August 21 or September 25, 2015, 7:00-9:00 p.m. or Saturdays, July 18, August 1 or September 19, 2015, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Family Campout Adventure-Sold Out

Join us for a campout designed especially for families! Pitch your tent on the lawn and get ready for a summer night filled with fun. Bring your tent, fishing pole and hiking boots at The Morton Arboretum. Friday, July 24-Saturday July 25, 2015 or Friday, August 7-Saturday, August 8, 2015, 6:30 p.m.-9:00 a.m.

FIT4MOM Stroller Strides®

Experience the Arboretum’s beauty as you get fit with your little ones along for the ride. Stroller Strides® is a stroller-based fitness program designed for moms with little ones. Tuesdays, September 1-November 3, 2015 (choose any 8 of 10 sessions), 10:00-11:00 a.m.

Acorn Express Adventures:Homeschool Journey

Join us on the Acorn Express for a family friendly tram ride adventure through the Arboretum! Wednesdays September 2 or October 7, 2015, 9:30-10:15 a.m.

Family Twilight Adventures

Join us for a fun-filled adventure after hours at the Arboretum! Fridays, August 21 or September 25, 2015, 7:00-9:00 p.m. or Saturdays, July 18, August 1 or September 19, 2015, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Acorn Express Adventures

Join us on the Acorn Express for a family friendly tram -ride adventure through the Arboretum! Wednesdays and Fridays, July-October, 11:00-11:45 a.m.

Family Explorers Backpack

Looking for a unique experience in the Children’s Garden? Rent a self-guided family backpack and enhance your visit at The Morton Arboretum. Available 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. daily through October.

Wilderness Survival Skills: Plants

Plants can be used for shelter, fire, cordage, utensils and more. Meet Medicine Hawk Wilderness Skills Professionals to learn how to make your own rope from plants and other ancient living skills at The Morton Arboretum! Saturday, September 26, 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Acorn Express Adventures:Homeschool Journey

Join us on the Acorn Express for a family friendly tram ride adventure through the Arboretum! Wednesdays September 2 or October 7, 2015, 9:30-10:15 a.m.

Family Twilight Adventures

Join us for a fun-filled adventure after hours at the Arboretum! Fridays, August 21 or September 25, 2015, 7:00-9:00 p.m. or Saturdays, July 18, August 1 or September 19, 2015, 6:00-8:00 p.m.