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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

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 Thursdays, June 2 through 16 and June 30, 2016, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., or 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.

Frogs in Frame

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

Birds, Bats, & Butterflies-3rd-4th grade

How do animals and insects fly? Read stories and play games to learn how different animals fly, where they live, and how they use trees and other plants for shelter and food at The Morton Arboretum. Dates and times vary starting June 6. 2016. Multiple sections.

NEW! Gotta Grow-1st-2nd grade

Put on your gardening gloves and get ready to dig in the dirt at The Morton Arboretum. Dates and times vary starting June 6, 2016. Multiple sections.