Outdoor Skills and Adventure

Be prepared for the unexpected on your next outdoor adventure. Having a plan and being prepared with some essential survival skills can help you stay safe, even if things go wrong. (CANCELED) Saturday, June 1, 2019, 9:00 to noon.
Come nibble the new shoots of wild edible plants and taste how good spring can be at The Morton Arboretum. Wednesday, May 22, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Grab a flashlight and hit the trail for a night of troll hunting at The Morton Arboretum! THE APRIL 11 NIGHT HIKE HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR APRIL 24, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. The May 2, 2019 hike is SOLD OUT.
RESCHEDULED AGAIN to the NEW rain date of Sunday, MAY 5, 2019, 10:00 a.m. to noon. Learn the geologic history of the Midwest as we cycle the the roads of the Arboretum.
Paddle the Rock River in Oregon, Illinois, and learn the geology and natural history of this unique area. Saturday, June 15, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (rain date June 22).
Get outdoors with your family or friends this summer! New to camping? No problem. This class will teach you everything you need to know to have a fun and safe weekend under the stars at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, May 18, 2019, 9:00 to 11:30 a.m.
Be prepared for your next wilderness outing; learn to find your way using a map and compass at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, March 16, 2019, noon to 4:00 p.m.
Gain a new perspective on familiar settings with the chance to see what happens in the Arboretum at night when no one is around. NEW DATE: Thursday, April 4, 2019, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
(CANCELED due to weather. Attendees please call the registrar to receive a refund at 630-719-2468 ( Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.). Meet the animals that prowl our woods and ponds all winter long at The Morton Arboretum. February 9, 2019, 9:00 to 11:30 a.m.