Summer Solstice Walk

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington, IL 60010

Celebrate the longest day of the year during a 1.5-mile walk.

Pond Dippin’

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington, IL 60010

Discover tiny creatures in our ponds.

Firefly Night Walk

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington, IL 60010

Watch and learn about the glowing insects of twilight on a guided stroll.

Event Series Gone Fishin’ Day Camp

Gone Fishin’ Day Camp

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington, IL 60010

Spend a day investigating fish and their habitat, creating fish crafts and learning how to cast. On the second day, head to a local lake for a fishing adventure! Supplies […]

$20

Gone Fishin’ Day Camp

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington, IL 60010

Spend a day investigating fish and their habitat, making fish crafts, and learning how to cast. On the second day, we will go fishing at a local lake. Supplies and […]

$20

PRIDE Walk

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington, IL 60010

Celebrate PRIDE month with a naturalist led nature walk. LGBTQ2S+ people, family, friends and allies welcome.

Color Walk

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington, IL 60010

Nature is more than just green, join us on a 1.4-mile guided walk.

Event Series Crabtree Gyotaku

Crabtree Gyotaku

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington, IL 60010

Join us for a brief presentation and create your own masterpiece using the traditional Japanese art form of printing fish. Ages 7 to 12 with adult.

Bats of the Night

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington, IL 60010

Learn about these mysterious nocturnal creatures.

Cicadas!

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington, IL 60010

Discover the secretive underground lives of our noisiest insects.

Forest Therapy

Bluff Spring Fen Nature Preserve • Elgin, IL 60120

Awaken your senses and renew your bond with nature with a Certified Forest Therapy Guide. Ages 18 & up.

Maker Space for Nature Play!

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington, IL 60010

All ages are welcome to create, paint and sculpt.

Scat-venger Hunt

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington, IL 60010

Drop in to get the scoop on poop as you hunt for scat.

Camping & Cooking 101

Camp Reinberg • Palatine, IL 60074

This 2-hour workshop covers camping and outdoor cooking basics. Camping and cooking gear provided. All ages.