Summer Science Camps

Register below for Science Camp 2018, weekly June 4 through August 10: for stimulating outdoor adventures for kids.

We’re building the next generation of conservation and environmental scientists, outdoor enthusiasts…and tree huggers.

Unlock your child's imagination with interactive adventures in the great outdoors all summer long. Through science experiments, art, and creative play, The Morton Arboretum's exciting camps will inspire your child to become a champion of trees.

With more than 100 camps for children in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade, Summer Science Camps at The Morton Arboretum will stimulate their senses and unlock their imagination.

PDF iconSummer Science Camps Brochure (pdf)

PDF iconREGISTER NOW using our Science Camp Clickable Chart (pdf)

To see a complete listing of all our camps click here.
To search by grade, week or time of day click here.

PDF icon CLICK HERE to register for Science Camps the week of AUGUST 13 through 17. (pdf)


Youth Volunteer Program

If you are entering 7th, 8th, or 9th grade in the fall of 2018 and are interested in volunteering with our Summer Science Camps, folow the link for more information on our Youth Volunteer Program.

(Selection process takes place in April of each year)

Parent Information

PDF iconBehavior Agreement 2018.pdf

PDF iconParent Information Letter 2018.pdf

PDF iconSupervised Play Letter 2018.pdf

PDF iconMedication Authorization Form 2018.pdf

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Presenting Sponsor of Youth Science Camps

Presenting Sponsor of Youth Science Camps, Molex




This project is supported in part by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency from federal funds from the National Endowment for the Arts. 

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The Morton Arboretum has partnered with The National Inclusion Project to support staff training for youth programming.

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