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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. 


December Programs

Dec. 5 - Sewing Basics - Age: 16 through Adult

Dec. 7 - Intermediate Sewing ( Adult/Teen) - Age: 16 through Adult

Dec. 7 - Intermediate Sewing ( Youth) - Age 8-16

Dec. 13 - Sewing Together (Mom and Me) - Age 6 and over w/mom

Dec. 13 - Learn to Sew (Youth) - Age: 8-16

Dec.26-28- Youth Holiday Sewing Camp - Age: 8-16

Dec. 30- Pre-New Year's Eve Party - Age: All ages (children must have participating adult)


January Programs

Jan. 3,4,5 - Youth Winter Break Sewing Camp- Age 8-15 

Jan. 4-Feb. 1 - Beginning Target Archery Program - Age: 8 through Adult

Jan. 4-Feb. 1 - Intermediate Target Archery Program- Age: 10 through Adult

Jan. 8 - Sunday Sewing Clinic- Age: 8 through Adult

Jan. 7 - Hang Out at the Hideout - Age: 10-15

Jan. 12- Sew Doll Clothes - Age: 8 through Adult

Jan. 12- Learn to Sew (Youth)- Age: 8-15

Jan. 14 - Baby It's Cold Outside - Age: 7-12

Jan. 14 - Pioneer Winter Survival - Age: 7-12 

Jan. 16 - Schools Out Sewing Fun - Age: 8-15 

Jan. 19 - Sewing Together (Mom and Me) - Age: 6 through Adult 

Jan. 19 - Sewing Basics (Adult/Teen) - Age:16 through Adult

Jan. 21 - Blankets of Encouragement - Age: 7 through Adult

Jan. 26 - Sewing - Intermediate - Age: 8 through Adult

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 Zombie Run in October. 

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.

Jan. 28 - Open Mic Night - Age: Youth through Adult

March 4 - Dead Man's Chest Murder Mystery

March 18 - Maple Syruping - Age: 2 and over with participating Adult

Spring - Earth Day- April 22,2017

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

To reach the Bartlett Nature Center call 847-608-3100 press 2 when prompted.

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