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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
1-8Sept-early Oct, late May-early Jun at Ryerson Woods. For availability at other sites, see listings above.Grades 1-2: 1 hour, Grades 3-8: 1½ hoursGrades 1-2: $38 ($76 out of county), Grades 3-8, $48 ($86 out of county)
2-4Year-round1 hour$38 ($76 out of county)
October 10, 20134:30 - 7:30 (3 hours)FREE