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Environmental Science Merit Badge

Do experiments indoors and out at The Morton Arboretum to earn your Environmental Science Merit Badge. 2 Sundays, September 21 and October 26, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Beginning Beekeeping

Get started beekeeping with The Morton Arboretum’s own beekeeper. 4 Tuesdays, September 23-October 14, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Acorn Express Adventures

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

Fall Ikebana

Capture the graceful curve of a stem, the fall of a leaf, or the lightness of a cloud using Ikebana, the art of Japanese flower arranging at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, September 27, 1:00-3:00 p.m.

Field Ecology: Fall

Explore the natural world of Northern Illinois in the fall session of Field Ecology at The Morton Arboretum. Dates and time vary starting September 30. Two sections.

Buggy for Bats-18-35 months

Discover how bats and bugs are connected, and become a bat for a day at The Morton Arboretum! Wednesday, October 1 or Tuesday, October 7, 9:30-10:45 a.m.

Classroom visits: PreK-5th grade

Invite the experts from The Morton Arboretum into your classroom for a fun learning experience. Classroom visit programs are available from December 4, 2013 through March 28, 2014 during the school hours of 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Photo Portfolio Review

Please register for the portfolio review if you have completed your requirements to graduate from the Nature Photography Certificate at The Morton Arboretum.

Arboretum Uncorked: Landscape Photography

Enjoy a glass of wine and learn about landscape photography at The Morton Arboretum. Wednesday, October 1, 7:00-9:00 p.m.

Field trips: 2nd-3rd grade

Make outdoor science fun and engaging on a field trip at The Morton Arboretum. Guided and self-guided programs listed are for students in second and third grade.