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A Week of Wetlands-5th-6th grade

Enjoy hands-on investigations of all things aquatic. Experiment with water and its properties, drudge through the wetlands to gather water samples, and use scientific equipment to inspect plants and animals that call ponds, lakes, rivers, and marshes home at The Morton Arboretum. Dates and times vary starting June 20, 2016

Evening Eco-Art -7th-8th grade

Explore the Arboretum at dusk. Use this unique perspective as inspiration for nature inspired art. Tuesday-Thursday, June 21-23, 2016, 7:00-10:00 p.m. or July 19-21, 2016, 7:00-10:00 p.m.

Frogs and Fairies and Mudpies...Oh My! 18-35 months

Enjoy stories, crafts, muddy games and play in this squishy, squashy, fairytale of a program at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, June 16, Tuesday, June 21 or Wednesday, June 22, 2016, 9:30 to 10:45 a.m.

Frogs and Fairies and Mudpies...Oh My! 3-5 years

Enjoy stories, crafts, muddy games and play in this squishy, squashy, fairytale of a program at The Morton Arboretum. Tuesday, June 14 , Wednesday, June 15 or Thursday, June 23, 2016, 9:30 to 11:00 a.m.

Children’s Garden Campout

Join us for a campout designed especially for families! Pitch your tent on the lawn inside the Children’s Garden and get ready for a night filled with fun at The Morton Arboretum! Times and Dates vary starting Friday June 24, 2016. Multiple sections.

Nature at Night Hike

Discover what happens at the Arboretum at night when no one is around. Friday, June 24, 2016, or Friday, July 22, 2016, 8:00 to 9:30 p.m.

Field Sketching

Create field sketches of summer landscapes at The Morton Arboretum. Wednesday, June 8, 2016, or Saturday, June 25, 2016, 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Young Impressionists-1st-2nd grade

Become a mini Monet! Explore the Arboretum for artistic inspiration and use impressionist techniques to create a masterpiece. Monday-Friday, June 27-July 1, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. or July 11-15, 12:30-3:30 p.m.

DIY Green Cleaning Products

Make your own environmentally friendly household cleaners at The Morton Arboretum! Dates and times vary starting June 25, 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.