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Family Honeybee Hikes

Join us on a fun, family-friendly hike to learn all about honeybees, their favorite flowers, and how honey is made at The Morton Arboretum. Dates and times vary starting September 20. Multiple sections.

Observing Nature

If you love being outdoors but are not sure how to truly observe all the intricacies of nature, join us for a morning of exploration at The Morton Arboretum. Sunday, September 21, 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

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.

Field trips: Highschool

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

Field trips: 6th-8th grade

Make outdoor science fun and engaging on a field trip at The Morton Arboretum. Guided and self-guided programs listed are designed for students in 6th-8th grade.

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.