Childrens and Family programs

Make with Wood

Build and customize fun objects from wood.

Content Detail

If you like to work with your hands, this program is for you! Learn safe hand tool techniques for working with wood and create projects that reflect your own style and taste. Themes change monthly.

This drop-in program meets on-site at the Arboretum.

Space is limited and available on a first-come-first-serve basis. Reservations must be made in the Children’s Garden on the day of your visit only. Reservations cannot be made over the phone, online, or for another day.

Instructor: Emilian Geczi, manager of early childhood programs, The Morton Arboretum

Age: Recommended for families with children aged 6 and older.

Course number: (D)

Instructor

Emilian Geczi, manager of early childhood programs, The Morton Arboretum

Emilian Geczi, PhD, manages the Arboretum’s early childhood and family programs, and he enjoys sharing the wonders of trees and nature with family program participants and Children’s Garden visitors.

What to Know

This program is held outdoors, weather permitting. Dress for the weather.

An adult must accompany the child.

Program Schedule

This program is available on a first-come-first-serve basis on the following days.

May

Saturday, May 25, 2024, every 30 minutes between 1:00 and 3:00 p.m.

Children’s Garden, East Side

June

Saturday, June 22, 2024, every 30 minutes between 1:00 and 3:00 p.m.

Children’s Garden, East Side

July

Saturday, July 27, 2024, every 30 minutes between 1:00 and 3:00 p.m.

Children’s Garden, East Side

August

Saturday, August 17, 2024, every 30 minutes between 1:00 and 3:00 p.m.

Children’s Garden, East Side

September

Saturday, September 21, 2024, every 30 minutes between 1:00 and 3:00 p.m.

Children’s Garden, East Side

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