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 6-June 10- Archery - Age: 8-Adult
June 4 - Geocaching - The Hunt for Treasures - Age 8-14
June 17 - July 15 - Beginning Target Archery - Age 8- Adult
June 17- July 15- Open Shot Archery Program - Age - 10 and over
June 22- July 20- Extreme Archery Shooting - Age 10 and over
June 18 - Native American Summer - Age 7-10
June 25 - The World of Turtles - Age 6-10
July 9 - Create Art With Nature -Age 6-10
July 27- Aug. 24 - Extreme Archery Shooting- Age 10 and over
July 29- Aug. 26 - Beginning Target Archery Program - Age 8 - Adult
July 29 - Aug. 26 - Open Shoot - Age 10 and over
Aug. 13 - Birds, Birds, Birds - Age 12-16
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.
Summer - Fishing Derby on Aug. 6, 2016 is a free event that takes place at Beaver Pond.
June 11 -New! Xbox and Wii Game Tournament - Age 10-15
June 11 - New! Xbox and Wii Game Tournament - Age 16-21
June 18 - Hangout at the Hideout - Age - 10-15
June 24 - New! Dancing Under the Stars - Age All
July 9 - New! Star- Crossed Meeting - Single Night - Age 21 & over
July 16 - New! Family Night Glow Runs & Dance Party - Age All
July 16 - Hangout at the Hideout - Age - 10-15
July 22 - New! Dancing Under the Stars - Age All
July 30 -New! Xbox and Wii Game Tournament - Age 10-15
July 30 - New! Xbox and Wii Game Tournament - Age 16-21
Aug. 13 - Hangout at the Hideout - Age - 10-15
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.
Spring - Earth Day
To reach the Bartlett Nature Center call 847-608-3100 press 2 when prompted.
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.