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Class listings

Nature Photography-5th-8th grade

Use your nature observation skills and get creative with digital photography. Practice composition, subject placement, close-ups, moving targets, and more at The Morton Arboretum. Dates vary starting June 20, 2016. Multiple sections

Where the Wild Things Are-kindergarten

Explore the woodlands of the Arboretum and discover all the wild things at The Morton Arboretum. Monday-Friday. Dates and times vary starting June 6, 2016. Three sections.

Backyard Birds-1st-2nd grade

Soar into the fascinating life of birds. Listen for bird calls, and scout out nests, eggs, and feathers at The Morton Arboretum. Monday-Friday. Dates and times vary starting June 13, 2016. Multiple sections.

Hydro-Explorers-1st-2nd grade

Rev up for a week of wet, hydrodynamic explorations! Slosh buckets and dip nets into Arboretum lakes to examine water-loving insects and plants. Dates vary starting June 20, 2016. Multiple sections.

Feathers and Scales

What do a turtle and a hawk have in common? Discover the amazing adaptations of birds and reptiles as you examine turtle shells, hawk feathers, snake sheds, and more at The Morton Arboretum. Dates and times vary starting June 11, 2016.

Adult Coloring Night

Kick back and relax with a night of coloring, complete with a cash bar and cheese and crackers at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, June 16, 2016, or Thursday, August 11, 2016, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Shorebird Identification

Learn the identifying characteristics of local shorebirds at The Morton arboretum.Thursday, August 11, 2016, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., and Sunday, August 14, 2016, 8:00 a.m. to noon

100 Years of the National Parks

Celebrate 100 years of the National Parks and learn great places to see trees at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, August 11, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.

Beautiful Butterflies 18-35 months

Hike, listen to stories, and play games in this interactive sensory based class. We’ll dress up like butterflies, sip some nectar and play butterfly seek and find at The Morton Arboretum. Wednesday, August 10 or Tuesday, August 16, 2016, 9:30 to 10:45 a.m.

Beautiful Butterflies 3-5 years

Hike, listen to stories, and play games in this interactive sensory based class. We’ll dress up like butterflies, sip some nectar and play butterfly seek and find at The Morton Arboretum! Tuesday, August 9 or Wednesday, August 17, 2016, 9:30 to 11:00 a.m.