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NEW! Eco-Mythbusters-5th-6th grade

Do you get warts if you touch a toad? Does moss always grow on the north side of a tree? Examine these nature myths and more as you explore The Morton Arboretum for answers! Dates and times vary starting June 9. Multiple sections.

Wetland Scientists-5th-6th grade

Enjoy hands-on investigations of all things aquatic at The Morton Arboretum. Dates vary starting July 21. Two sections.

Family Campout Adventure

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 at The Morton Arboretum. Friday, July 25-Saturday July 26 or Friday, August 8-Saturday, August 9, 6:30 p.m.-9:00 a.m.

Full Moon Tram Tour: Nature at Night-Sold Out

Discover what happens at the Arboretum at night when no one is around. With the moon shining through the trees a tram ride reveals a captivating symphony of sounds, mysterious spaces, and wildlife on the move. Saturdays, July 12 or September 6, 7:00 p.m-9:30 p.m.

Prairie Ethnobotany

Learn how humans have used prairie plants on this midsummer hike at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, August 9, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Nature Printing an Asian Wreath

Using leaves from Asia we will create a lovely wreath that will brighten your home. At The Morton ArboretumSunday, August 10, 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

NEW! Feathers and Scales-3rd-4th grade

Discover the amazing adaptations of birds and reptiles at The Morton Arboretum. Dates and times vary starting June 16. Multiple sections.

T101 NGSS in Your Backyard

Join Arboretum scientists for an introduction to various tree and environmental science disciplines and discussion of current research projects and their relevance to your classroom. Monday, August 11, 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Sun-sational Flowers-18-35 months

Stand tall and turn your face to the sun like these giants of the garden at The Morton Arboretum. Wednesday, August 6 or Tuesday, August 12, 9:30-10:45 a.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.