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Courses for Families

Course List

  • Black Friday Family Hike

    Opt outside and explore what happens to the trees, animals, and insects in the fall at The Morton Arboretum. Friday, November 29, 2019, 1:00 to 2:30 p.m.
  • Gingerbread House Workshop

    Gingerbread House Workshop
    Hike in nature and learn how stories about gingerbread people relate to woodland animals. Explore gingerbread spices then decorate a keepsake, light-up, chipboard gingerbread house with natural materials to take home. Saturday, December 14 or Sunday December 15, 2019, 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. or 2:00 to 3:30 p.m.
  • Winter Solstice Family Hike

    Celebrate the shortest day of the year and the return of the sun as you explore the wintery scene along the trails on this fun filled, guided family hike at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, December 21, 2019, 1:00 to 2:30 p.m.
  • Birdhouse Workshop

    Birdhouse Workshop
    Learn about birds and decorate a wooden birdhouse to take home at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, February 22, or Sunday, February 23, 2020, 10:00 to 11:30 a.m., or 2:00 to 3:30 p.m.
  • Family Maple Tapping Hike

    Family Maple Tapping Hike
    Join us on a family-friendly syrup stroll through the woods to explore the history of maple tapping at The Morton Arboretum. Sample sweets from maple trees, craft a syrup-inspired snow globe next to a toasty fire, and even make your own maple flavored ice cream! Saturday, March 21, or Sunday, March 22, 2020, times vary.
  • More Youth and Family Programs

    Please check our Calendar of events for more youth and family programs.