Class listings

Join us on a family-friendly jack o lantern lit hike to explore the night-life of owls, bats and spiders at The Morton Arboretum. Saturdays, October 14 or 21, or Sundays, October 15 or 22, 2017, 6:00 through 8:30 p.m., (Last hike starts at 7:00 p.m.)
Create a three-dimensional pumpkin or plaque, perfect for either the Halloween or Thanksgiving holiday at The Morton Arboretum. Sunday, October 22, 2017, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m
Learn how and when to collect seeds from your favorite native plants at The Morton Arboretum. Sunday, October 22, 2017, 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Learn how to study, protect and conserve soil and water resources in this merit badge class at The Morton Arboretum. Two Sundays, October 22 and November 19, 2017, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Experience the many restorative and therapeutic benefits of aerial yoga while you relax, release, and deepen into yoga poses supported by a hammock at The Morton Arboretum. Sunday, October 8 or 22, 2017, 10:30 to 11:30 am
Grow your nature drawing skills under the guidance of a knowledgeable instructor at The Morton Arboretum. Four Wednesdays, October 25, November 1, 8, and 15, 2017, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Create a ready-to-hang, personal piece of Arboretum art you can display in your home or give as a gift. Four Thursdays; October 26 through November 16, 2017, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Explore the interactions that drive ecosystem function and learn to identify plants, animals, and fungi in relation to ecological habitats at The Morton Arboretum. Online component begins: Friday, October 27, 2017, In person component: Saturday, November 4, 2017, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Join us on the Acorn Express for a family friendly tram-ride adventure through The Morton Arboretum! Wednesdays and Fridays, April through October, 2017, 11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. (except April 28, week of June 19, and July 7)
As a steward, site manager, naturalist, or other natural resource leader, you may find giving talks and guided walks to the public is a daunting task! Polish your public speaking skills and gain confidence in working with people -- especially the difficult ones -- as you gain tips and tricks for strengthening your tours and hikes at The Morton Arboretum. Wednesday, October 25, or Saturday, October 28, 2017, 8:00 a.m. to noon