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Into the Wild

Kids Learning About Nature!

The Into the Wild series is designed to bring natural science explorations to life for kindergarten  and  preschool students.  

Join us as we go into the wild to explore the natural world. We’ll read stories, sing songs, spend time in the museums exhibits, and make our own models. Each session will include time with a live animal or real specimens from the museum’s collections.

Ages: 3-6

Date: Tuesdays & Wednesday

Time:  10:00AM-11:15AM

Cost: $12 General Public ($10 members)


GET THE WHOLE SEASON & SAVE: $90 General Public ($75 members)


For Registration Call: 815-965-3433 or register online below

Pre-registration is required

Cancellation Policy:  Refunds (less 10%) are available for classes when cancelled at least 10 days in advance. 

Into TheWild: Registrations

Into The Wild Schedule

Summary of Summer 2018

(Details Below)

June 5th & 6th-   What’s in my Soup? – Growing Vegetables

June 19th & 20th- What’s all the Buzz About? –  Insects

July 10th & 11th – My What Big Teeth You Have! – Crocs & Gators

July 17th & 18th  – Awesome Amphibians

July 31st & Aug 1st-  Who’s that in the water? – Fish & Crustaceans

Aug 7th & 8th –   Sea Shells and Snails, Oh My!

Aug 14th & 15th – Who lives on the Forest Floor? – Cockroaches, Pill bugs, and more

Aug 21st & 22nd –  Why so many legs? – Arachnids

Into The Wild 

What’s in my Soup? – Growing Vegetables


Session 1: Tues., June 5
Session 2: Wed., June 6th