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Holiday Hours: Bartlett Community Center closed December 24 & 25. (Including LIFECENTER & Splash Central). Have a happy and safe holiday.

 

Programs & Events

Special Events

The Nature Center hosts a variety of special events throughout the year including Earth Day in April, and Winterfest in February of even years. To reach the Bartlett Nature Center call 847-608-3120.

Open Mic Night: Age: All

Dec. 11

NEW! Winter Night Hike for Couples – Age: 18 and over

Feb. 4

Open Mic Night: Age: All

Feb. 11

Maple Syruping – Age: 2 and over with participating adult

March 18

Snowshoe Rental

When snow is on the ground snowshoes are available for rent through the Nature Center.

Snowshoe Rental

Winterfest:

February in even years. Adopt a Husky provides dog sledding demonstrations. Free activities, exhibitors, and winter fun round out this event.

Homeschool KidsAge: 5-10

Dec. 13 – Flight

Little Tots Nature ClassAge: 2-3

Dec. 15 – Snowman

NEW! The Holiday Season – Age: 3-5

Dec. 17

Homeschool KidsAge: 5-10

Dec. 27 – Earth Rocks

Day of FunAge: 6-13

Dec. 23 – Vikings

Day of FunAge: 6-13

Dec. 27 – Pirates

Day of FunAge: 6-13

Dec. 28 – Wild West

Day of FunAge: 6-13

Dec. 29 – The Year 1970

Day of FunAge: 6-13

Dec. 30 – Future in Space

Day of Fun – Age: 6-13

Jan. 2 – National Science Fiction Day

Day of Fun – Age: 6-13

Jan. 3 – J.R.R. Tolkien Day

Homeschool Kids – Age: 5-10

Jan. 3 – Constellations

Day of Fun – Age: 6-13

Jan. 4 – National Trivia Day

Day of Fun – Age: 6-13

Jan. 5 – National Bird Day

Day of Fun – Age: 6-13

Jan. 6 – Winter Survival

Plants that Eat Bugs – Age: 7-10

Jan. 7

Dolphin Fun – Age: 5-7

Jan. 8

Where Did the Animals Go? – Age: 7-13

Jan. 8

Little Tots Nature Class – Age: 2-4

Jan. 12 – Snowflake

Day of Fun – Age: 6-13

Jan. 16 – Appreciate a Dragon Day

Homeschool Kids – Age: 5-10

Jan. 17 – Snow Adaptive Animals

National Winnie the Pooh Day – Age: 2-4

Jan. 18

Winter Constellations – Age: All Ages

Jan. 21

Little Tots Nature Class – Age: 2-4

Jan. 26 – Arctic Fox

Day of Fun – Age: 6-13

Jan. 27 – Recycle Day

Insect Pinning Basics – Age:12 and up

Jan. 28

Pajama Party – Age: 7-13

Jan. 28

Groundhog Day – Age: 2-4

Feb. 2

Wildlife Tracking 101 – Age: 5 and over

Feb. 4

Homeschool Kids – Age: 5-10

Feb. 7 – Water Cycle

National Kite Flying Day – Age: 7 and over

Feb. 8

Little Tots Nature Class – Age: 2-4

Feb. 9 – Hearts

Day of Love – Age: 5-7

Feb. 11

Winter Night Hike – Age: All ages

Feb. 18

Paper Bead Making – Age: 5-7

Feb. 19

Day of Fun – Age: 6-13

Feb. 20 – Escape Room

Homeschool Kids – Age: 5-10

Feb. 21 – Plant Life Cycle

Little Tots Nature Class – Age: 2-4

Feb.23 – Pinocchio Day

National Pokémon Day – Age: 6-9

Feb. 26

 

Day of Fun – Age: 6-13

March 3 – World Wildlife Day

Unpacking Illinois Birds – Age: 5-7

March 4

Homeschool Kids – Age: 5-10

March 7 – Make it Move

Little Tots Nature Class – Age: 2-4

March 9 – St. Patty’s Day

Luck of the Irish – Age: 5-10

March 17

Homeschool Kids – Age: 5-10

March 21 – International Day of Forests

Little Tots Nature Class– Age: 2-4

March 23 – Bunnies

Sprout into Spring – Age: 6-8

March 25

Hiking Basics – Age: 7-9

March 25

Nature STEAM Spring Break Camp – Age: 6-13

March 27-31



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