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The Lake County Forest Preserve District offers expertly guided, hands-on school and scout programs throughout Lake County. In addition to field trips, we’ll also come to your school with our in-school programs.
Search for programs to meet your needs using the search box on the right, or browse our programs with the menu above.
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In addition to Ryerson Woods many programs are now available at Greenbelt Cultural Center.
Game plan for our school programs:
- Address Illinois State Learning Standards
- Customize to fit your needs
- Offer hands-on learning
- Feature experts, local historians and naturalists
- Incorporate science, social studies, history and language arts
- Design programs to fit your grade/age level
- Offer convenient locations and schedules to minimize bus transport
- Affordable programs
2-4Year-round45 minutes$60 first program ($80 out of county), $40 additional programs ($55 out of county)
3-8Sept-Feb, Apr-early Jun at Ryerson Woods. For availability at other sites, see listings above.1 ½ hours$48 ($86 out of county)
1-4Nov-early Apr45 minutes$60 first program ($80 out of county), $40 additional programs ($55 out of county)
2-4Year-round1 hour$38 ($76 out of county)