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Outdoor Skills and Adventure

Course List

  • Get the skills you need to build a “sure-fire” campfire in this hands-on workshop at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, September 21, 2019, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
  • Explore the colorful landscape of the fall prairie and discover the amazing relationships between the plants and animals that call it home at The Morton Arboretum. This class has been canceled. Saturday, October 5, 2019, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.
  • Connect with trees and nature and spend a night under the stars on the beautiful grounds of the Arboretum during this adults-only nature retreat. Saturday and Sunday, October 5 and 6, 2019, 4:00 p.m. to noon.
  • Leave the leaf-peeping traffic behind and escape in a kayak where you can experience the vivid colors of fall's foliage from the waters of the Ned Brown Preserve in Busse Woods. Saturday, October 19, 2019, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • 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. Saturday, November 2, 2019, noon to 3:00 p.m.
  • Learn the geologic history of the Midwest as we cycle the the roads of the Arboretum. Sunday, November 3, 2019, 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. (Registration will open Tuesday, August 20, 2019.)
  • Opt outside this Black Friday with a peaceful hike along the Arboretum’s quietest trails. Friday, November 29, 2019, 9:00 to 10:30 a.m.