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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.

May 23 Going On A Butterfly Hunt
May 27 How Does Your Garden Grow?
May 30 Spring Fun
June 6 Native American Summer
June 7 Singles Night Around the Campfire
June 7 thru Aug. 23 Dinosaur Clinic
June 13 The Summer Prairie

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. 

Spring - Earth Day April 25, 2015, noon to 4pm. This 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 Aug. 8, 2015 Beaver Pond Park, Bartlett, IL. 2 blocks east of Route 59. Four different awards groups divided by age. Bring your own pole. Bait is available for a minimal donation.

Beginning Target Archery Program

Movie in the Park: Big Hero 6 - Aug. 22

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

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.


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