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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.

April 29 Spring on the Prairie
May 1 Wise Old Owl
May 1 Space Day
May 4 May the 4th Be With You
May 6 Spring: A Time of Rebirth
May 13 Let's Make Things Grow

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.

 Earth Day - April 25, 2015 

Beginning Target Archery Program - April 28-May 26 or May 1-29

Murder At The Hideaway - May 2, 2015

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.

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