The Bartlett Nature Center offers a wide variety of family, adult/child or child only programs throughout the year. These programs are listed in the current park district brochure.
May 14 - Mom & Me Sew Mermaid/Shark Tail Blanket - Age 5 through adult
May 20- June 17 - Beginner Archery Program- Age: 8 through adult
May 20 - June 17 - Intermediate Archery Program - Age: 10 through adult
May 20 - Spring Archery Shoot - Age: 10 through adult
May 24 - Sew 18" Doll Clothes - Age: 7-13
May 24 - Sew PJ Shorts - Age: 7 through adult
June 2 - The Element of Earth - Age: 7-11
June 2 - Campfire Cooking - Age: 12 through adult
June 13-27 - Skills & Thrills Archery Class - Age: 10 through adult
June 23 - Colors of the Earth - Age: 5-8
June 24- July 2 - Beginner Archery - Age: 8 through adult
June 24- July 22 - Intermediate Archery - Age: 10 through adult
June 27 - Sew Ice Cream Emoji Pillow - Age: 7 through adult
June 27 - Sew 18" Doll Clothes - Age: 7 through adult
June 30 - Camping 101 - Age: 18 and over
July 8 - Patriotic Archery Shoot - Age 8 through adult
July 11 - TAG-Themed Archery Games - Age: 8 through adult
July 11 - Under the Sea Buddy- Age: 7 through adult
July 11 - M&M Pillow - Age: 7 through adult
July 18 - Aug 1 - Skills & Thrills Archery Class - Age: 10 through adult
July 21- Beach Time Crafting - Age: 8 through adult
July 29- Aug. 26 - Beginner Archery - Age: 8 through adult
July 29 - Aug. 26 - Intermediate Archery - Age: 10 through adult
Aug. 8 - TAG- Themed Archery Games - Age: 8 through adult
Aug. 10 - Nature Trivia - Age: 18 through adult
Aug. 18 - Katie's Krafting Korner - Age:8 through adult
Aug. 26 - Summer Sizzle Shoot-Out - Age: 8 through adult
Aug. 29 - TAG-Themed Archery Games - Age: 8 through adult
The Nature Center hosts a variety of special events throughout the year including Earth Day in April, and a Zombie Run in October.
Spring - Earth Day - April 21 from 12 noon - 4pm.
Fall: Zombie Obstacle Course - Oct. 20, 2018
Winter -Winterfest is a free event . Adopt a Husky will provide dog sledding demonstrations. Enjoy exhibitors and get outside and enjoy the winter at this free event. Winterfest takes place in even years.
June 23 - Open Mic Night
July 28 - Open Mic Night
Aug. 25 - Open Mic Night.
To reach the Bartlett Nature Center call 847-608-3100 press 2 when prompted.