Swing for Science

Join The Morton Arboretum as it hosts a mini golf outing in philanthropic support of its science and conservation programs.

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Swing for science this summer at The Morton Arboretum! Tree champions of all ages are invited to this science-themed extravaganza, benefiting the Arboretum’s science initiatives.

Guests will enjoy a new tree-themed experience at the Arboretum, Wonder Woods Mini Golf, along with an interactive science fair, hands-on activities, games, food and beverages, and live music.

Activities will occur near the core Visitor Center area, with events and demonstrations happening throughout Arbor Court, West Lawn, and The Gerard T. Donnelly Grand Garden.

Schedule of Events

4:00 p.m.
Doors open with live music, science fair, activities, and food and beverages

4:15 p.m.
Mini golf tee times begin*

9:00 p.m.
Event concludes

*You and your group will have the opportunity to register for a tee time in advance of the event, ranging from 4:15 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. All other interactive activities will be open house style 4:00 to 8:30 p.m. 

Questions? Please call 630-725-2177 or email


Premier Event Sponsor


$2,500 Hole Sponsor

  • Logo/name recognition on one hole during the event, event signage, and website
  • Logo/name recognition on Visitor Center donor recognition wall in 2025
  • Opportunity to have an Arboretum expert golf with members of your group
  • Access to the VIP lounge, including additional bar and food offerings
  • Priority tee time reservation access
  • Reserved seating
  • 12 event tickets for adults or children

Become a Hole Sponsor >


 $1,500 Host Ticket

  • Logo/name recognition on event signage
  • Logo/name recognition on Visitor Center donor recognition wall in 2025
  • 6 event tickets for adults or children

Reserve a Host Ticket >


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