Program Registration

Spring Parks Plus! program registration begins Monday, January 22 for Lake County residents. Open registration begins Thursday, January 25. Winter program registration is open.

Summer Day Camp registration begins on Monday, January 29 for Lake County residents. Open registration begins Thursday, February 1.

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Horses for Tots

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Come meet our horses and join us for a live horse tale (story). We will groom a small horse and finish with a craft. Fee is for one participant with one adult. Includes park admission
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Add To Waitlist Waitlist Horses for Tots 03/01/2024 -03/01/2024 10:00 am -11:30 am F Lake Metroparks Farmpark Ages 4 to 6 $12.00/$12.00
Cosmic Kids

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Discover the wonders of the universe in this fast-paced program filled with crafts and hands-on fun.Take a 15-minute journey thru the stars in our inflatable planetarium.
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Add To Waitlist Waitlist Cosmic Kids 03/01/2024 -03/01/2024 10:00 am -11:00 am F Penitentiary Glen Reservation Ages 3 to 5 $5.00/$5.00
Add To Waitlist Waitlist Cosmic Kids 03/01/2024 -03/01/2024 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm F Penitentiary Glen Reservation Ages 3 to 5 $5.00/$5.00
Story Time in the Parks

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Let's explore and enjoy the wonders of spring with a selection of books chosen to highlight the season. Program includes a craft, activities, and park exploration.
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Add To Waitlist Waitlist Story Time in the Parks: When Spring Comes 03/01/2024 -03/01/2024 10:00 am -11:00 am F Children's Schoolhouse Nature Park Ages 1 to 5 $5.00/$5.00
Add To Waitlist Waitlist Story Time in the Parks: When Spring Comes 03/01/2024 -03/01/2024 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm F Children's Schoolhouse Nature Park Ages 1 to 5 $5.00/$5.00
Saturday Morning Hikes

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Have fun, exercise, and nature every Saturday with a steady-paced hike at a few of our larger parks. Bring your own coffee and sturdy boots recommended. Schedule to be mailed.
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Add To Cart Available Saturday Morning Hikes 03/02/2024 -05/25/2024 8:00 am -10:00 am Sa Off Site Ages 18 and older $5.00/$5.00
Creative Kids

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It's spring! Time to hike, explore, and create! Using nature as an inspirational guide, we will create projects to help us celebrate the season.
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Add To Waitlist Waitlist Creative Kids: Hooray for Clay 03/02/2024 -03/02/2024 10:00 am -11:00 am Sa Children's Schoolhouse Nature Park Ages 3 to 8 $5.00/$5.00
Add To Waitlist Waitlist Creative Kids: Hooray for Clay 03/02/2024 -03/02/2024 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Sa Children's Schoolhouse Nature Park Ages 3 to 8 $5.00/$5.00
Look & See

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Two-year-olds are never too busy to have springtime fun! Each program includes a story, craft, activities, and hike just terrific for twos!
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Add To Cart Available Look & See: Gloriously Green 03/04/2024 -03/04/2024 10:00 am -11:00 am M Penitentiary Glen Reservation Age 2 $5.00/$5.00
Nature Detectives

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Discover what makes spring wonderful by using your senses and natural curiosity. Each program includes a story, craft, activities, and hike just perfect for preschoolers.
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Add To Waitlist Waitlist Nature Detectives: Gloriously Green 03/04/2024 -03/04/2024 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm M Penitentiary Glen Reservation Ages 3 and 4 $5.00/$5.00
Homeschool Changes in Motion

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If you want anything to move, you have to give it a push or pull. Observe and demonstrate Newton's laws of motion and gravity through activities using forces on wheels and rockets. Students will design stomp rockets to launch to demonstrate force and gravity.
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Add To Cart Available Homeschool Changes in Motion 03/04/2024 -03/04/2024 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm M Jordan Creek Park Ages 6 to 8 $5.00/$5.00
Hiking Seniority

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We meet year-round every Tuesday at nearby parks to appreciate nature and enjoy the outdoors. Join a Naturalist as we interpret the world around us on this slower paced walk. Please dress appropriately as we hike in all weather. Schedules are emailed upon registration and handed out at the first session.
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Add To Cart Available Hiking Seniority 03/05/2024 -05/28/2024 10:00 am -12:00 pm Tu Off Site Ages 50 and older $0.00/$0.00
Tuesday Fast Hikers

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We meet year-round every Tuesday at nearby parks to appreciate nature and enjoy the outdoors. Join a Naturalist as we interpret the world around us on this faster paced hike. Please dress appropriately as we hike in all weather. Schedules are emailed upon registration and handed out at the first session.
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Add To Cart Available Tuesday Fast Hikers 03/05/2024 -05/28/2024 10:00 am -12:00 pm Tu Off Site Ages 50 and older $0.00/$0.00
Knee High Naturalist

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Being a knee high naturalist has never been so much fun! This multi-age program includes a craft, activities, story, and hike.
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Add To Waitlist Waitlist Knee High Naturalist: Suave Salamanders 03/06/2024 -03/06/2024 10:00 am -11:00 am W Penitentiary Glen Reservation Ages 2 to 5 $5.00/$5.00
Add To Waitlist Waitlist Knee High Naturalist: Suave Salamanders 03/06/2024 -03/06/2024 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm W Penitentiary Glen Reservation Ages 2 to 5 $5.00/$5.00
Family Nature Night

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Want to meet the Animal Ambassadors of the Kevin P. Clinton Wildlife Center up close? Each month we will meet a different ambassador and learn their personal story as well as there species' role in our ecosystem with a related hands on activity.
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Add To Cart Available Family Nature Night - Scent Sense 03/07/2024 -03/07/2024 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm Th Penitentiary Glen Reservation 6-99 $5.00/$5.00
Day Hiking Pack Checklist: What to Bring

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We will give you tips and tricks to stay safe and enjoy your next day hike and beyond. This program will be a mix of classroom and on-trail hike, so bring your day pack with you and we will explore our options. Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. All participants must be registered, including adults.
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Add To Cart Available Day Hiking Pack Checklist: What to Bring 03/07/2024 -03/07/2024 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Th Jordan Creek Park Ages 10 and older $5.00/$5.00
Maple Sugaring Pairing Dinner

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Celebrate the signs of spring and sap flowing in the maple trees by joining us for an evening of good wine, food, and maple sugaring. Take a tour of the sugarbush and learn how maple syrup is made on both the professional and backyard levels from a Farmpark maple-sugaring specialist. Then enjoy a delicious meal with wine pairings by a local vineyard.

*Refund Policy: A refund will be given if the Registration Department is notified by the participant at least 5 days prior to the start of the program/pairing dinner. Failure to attend the registered dinner will be considered a forfeiture of all materials supplied and money paid.
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Add To Cart Available Maple Sugaring Pairing Dinner 03/08/2024 -03/08/2024 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm F Lake Metroparks Farmpark Ages 21 and older $80.00/$80.00
Astronomy Extravaganza

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What does the night sky have to offer? Come take a look through hands-on activities and demonstrations to find out. Take a look into the universe in the Star Lab. If it's a clear night, explore the skies with telescopes! Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by adult. All participants must be registered, including adults.
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Add To Cart Available Astronomy Extravaganza 03/08/2024 -03/08/2024 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm F Jordan Creek Park 6-99 $0.00/$0.00
Homeschool Nature Chemistry

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What is everything made of? Chemistry investigates the matter around us. Let’s explore what goes on in nature with some of your own chemistry lab experiments!
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Add To Cart Available Homeschool Nature Chemistry 03/08/2024 -03/08/2024 10:00 am -12:00 pm F Jordan Creek Park Ages 9 to 12 $5.00/$5.00