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Kid and family programs

Winter Science Camp
Get your kids and entire family hooked on science, nature, and trees at one of the many family and kid programs at The Morton Arboretum.

Family Programs

Gain confidence in being your child’s nature guide in affordable Family Adventure programs. Together as a family, embark on moonlit tram rides alongside Arboretum experts who show you ways to partner in your child's learning. Events are a great way to engage families with children of different ages. LEARN MORE  
 

Kid Programs

Empower your children to explore outdoors and ask questions about what they encounter. The Morton Arboretum youth classes, teach children fun facts about trees and the fascinating world of animal homes, planting rainbows, and using all your senses in nature —plus so much more. The Morton Arboretum master educators lead the programs, which are uniquely tailored to meet the learning needs and curiosities of each age group, from eighteen months to 12 years. Programs are offered yearlong at reasonable rates. Learn more  


Children's Garden

Our four-acre Children's Garden offers adventures for all ages, from a tadpole-friendly pond to a windmill garden to a lookout high in the evergreen trees. And every day there are nature-themed drop-in activities. LEARN MORE

 

Science Camp

Introduce your children to nature's wonders. What amazing things could your child encounter? Bizarre bugs, wriggling frogs, and fairy worlds await. Every day is an adventure at Science Camp at The Morton Arboretum. LEARN MORE  
 

Weather Cancellation Hotline

Please call 630-719-7979 for updates on weather related cancellations.

 

The Morton Arboretum thanks the following sponsors:

 

Youth Science Camp Presenting Sponsor

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Presenting Sponsor of STEM Pathways program

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