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.
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
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 18 months to 12 years. Programs are offered yearlong at reasonable rates. Learn more
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
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.
If you have any questions regarding registration please call the registrar at 630-719-2468 (Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
The Morton Arboretum thanks the following sponsor:
Children’s Garden Sponsor