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Youth Groups and Scout Courses

  • Register your youth group or scout troop for a self-guided adventure at The Morton Arboretum.
  • Share unique discoveries with your youth group or scout troop during a guided adventure at The Morton Arboretum.
  • Earn your merit badge at The Morton Arboretum and learn about the amazing way of life and history of the Pottawatomie people who once lived in Illinois. (Canceled) Sunday, January 29, 2017, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Learn what it takes to be a good citizen in the world. Compare the rights we have in the United States with the rights of two other countries. (Sold Out) Two Sundays, December 4 and January 8 1:00 to 3:30 p.m., OR February 5 and March 5 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • How much do you know about government where you live? Just as ecosystems within The Morton Arboretum are a complex web, you live in a complex web of government units. (Sold Out)Two Sundays, December 11 and January 15, 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., OR February 5 and March 5, 1:00 to 3:30 p.m.
  • Explore the geology at The Morton Arboretum while earning your merit badge. Use a topographic map to determine elevation. Sunday, February 19, 2017, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Earn your merit badge at The Morton Arboretum and learn all about geocaching. Two Sundays, March 19, and April 23, 2017, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. .