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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. 


Feb. 21 - Nature Around the World - Age: 7-10

Feb. 28 - Why Nature Matters Age: 7-10

March 13 - Celtic Traditions Day - Age: 7-10

Jan. 13 - March 9 - Homeschool Programs Age: 4-6 and 7-10

Special Events

The Nature Center hosts a variety of special events throughout the year including Earth Day in April, a youth fishing derby in August, and a Halloween Bash in October. 

Winter -Winterfest is Saturday Feb. 13, 2016 from 12 noon  - 4pm. 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.

March 5 - Murder at the Six-Shooter Saloon Age: 21 and over

March 13 - Summer Nature Camp Preview - Age: Families

Spring - Earth Day is a free event with exhibitors, activities and live animal shows. Explore what you can do to help the planet and enjoy it’s beauty

Summer - Fishing Derby is a free event that takes place at Beaver Pond.

Fall Zombie Outbreak Dash (Run For Your Life) and Halloween Bash! October At the Bartlett Nature Center. Have a ghoulish good time as we rattle and roll around the nature center. Play games, creep along our spooktacular night hike, and create eerier delights. Come in costume for some trick or treat fun

Team Building

Coming together to build a positive group relationship, to strive for excellence in performance or to introduce new members to an established group dynamic, let us design and tailor a team building program especially for your group. Benefits of team building include: developing highly effective leaders, inspiring team members to achieve more, strengthening professional and personal relationships within the team, building confidence, and introducing new members to a group.

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696 W. Stearns Rd., Bartlett, IL