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Summer Science Camps

This summer, unlock your child's imagination with interactive outdoor adventures among 1,700 acres of trees. Through science experiments, art, and creative play, The Morton Arboretum's innovative camps will inspire your child to become a tree champion.

Discover more than 100 camps for children in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade, designed by Arboretum experts.

View a complete list of summer camps: PDF icon Summer Science Camp Brochure 2020 Printable.pdf

Week-long camps run Monday, June 1, through Friday, August 14.  

The Arboretum is helping to build the next generation of conservation and environmental scientists, outdoor enthusiasts, and tree huggers.


Youth Volunteer Program

If you are entering seventh, eighth, or ninth grade in fall 2020 and are interested in volunteering with our Summer Science Camps, follow the link for more information on our Youth Volunteer Program. The volunteer selection process takes place in April each year.  )  http://www.mortonarb.org/join-support/volunteer/youth-volunteers



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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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Summer Science Camps are generously supported by Molex. 

This project is supported in part by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency