Adult Opportunities

Forest Friends

Play, hike and explore in this four-week adventure at The Morton Arboretum for children ages 18 to 35 months.

Content Detail

In this four-week adventure in the Children’s Garden, young explorers will play, hike, read, and discover new things about the natural world. Each week, program participants will explore seasonal topics and investigate nature all around them.

Instructor: Kathryn Neuffer, supervisor of early childhood programs, The Morton Arboretum

Age: Children ages 18 to 35 months. An adult must accompany the child.

Course number: Y030

Instructor

Kathryn Neuffer, supervisor of early childhood programs, The Morton Arboretum

Kathryn Neuffer has a background in early childhood and special education. She enjoys introducing the Arboretum’s youngest visitors to the wonders of the outdoors and helping to increase children’s curiosity toward the natural world through play and hands-on experiences.

What to Know

Dress for the weather. This program takes place both indoors and out.

Program Schedule

March

This program includes the following four meeting times.

Wednesday, March 6, 2024, 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Wednesday, March 13, 2024, 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Wednesday, March 20, 2024, 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Wednesday, March 27, 2024, 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Children’s Garden

May

This program meets the following four times:

Wednesday, May 1, 2024, 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Wednesday, May 8, 2024, 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Wednesday, May 15, 2024, 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Wednesday, May 22, 2024, 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Children’s Garden

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