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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.

Wetland Wonders-3rd-4th grade

Wallow through wetlands to collect water samples, play games, and conduct experiments at The Morton Arboretum. Dates and times vary starting June 16. Multiple sections.

Bike and Hike-5th-6th grade

Cruise nine miles of paved roads, tackling the hills and valleys left by Ice Age glaciers and hike to unique features amid the tree filled landscapes at The Morton Arboretum. Dates and times vary starting June 16. Multiple sections.

NEW! Nature’s Architects-5th-6th grade

Examine how animals make their homes and use that as inspiration for your own creations. Explore animal homes around The Morton Arboretum’s woodlands, wetlands and prairie. Dates vary starting June 16. Multiple sections.

Biking Adventure-7th-8th grade

Embark on a biking adventure at The Morton Arboretum. Dates vary starting June 16, Multiple sections.

Counselor In Training-for youth 14-16 years

Do you love nature and working with children? Become a volunteer Summer Science Camp assistant at The Morton Arboretum! Monday-Friday, June 16-20, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

The Toothy Truth about Animal Teeth-18-35 months

Learn about the different ways animals use their teeth to eat and survive in the wild at The Morton Arboretum. Wednesday, June 11 or Tuesday, June 17, 9:30-10:45 a.m..

Introduction to Nature Photography

Nature photography allows you to document and express your delight in a season, flower, landscape, or insect at The Morton Arboretum. Dates and times vary starting Tuesday June 17. One section.

Habitat History Walk: Meadow Lake

Immerse yourself in the diverse mosaic of Meadow Lake to explore the native plant collection, learn about its historic restoration and award winning sustainability design for stormwater management at The Morton Arboretum. Tuesday, June 17th, 9:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Tree Pose Yoga-4-6 years

Experience nature from a new angle through fun tree and animal yoga poses at The Morton Arboretum! Dates vary starting May 7. Multiple sections.