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Splash Central closed August 15-26 for maintenance. Reopens Saturday, August 27th.

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.

Fall:

Oct. 15 will be our first ever  Free Lumber Jack’n Jill Fest.  This is for all ages and will be held at the Bartlett Community Center Field 7 from 12noon – 4:30pm.

Open Mic Night: Age: All

Oct. 7

Dec. 11

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.

NEW! Paper Making – Age: 10 and over

Aug. 20

Homeschool KidsAge: 5-10

Sept. 6 – Pollution

Goodbye SummerAge:5-6

Sept. 6

Little Tots Nature Class Age: 2-3

Sept. 8 – Raccoon

NEW! Full Moon Mania – Age: 7-13

Sept. 10

NEW! Winging It Age: -11

Sept. 18

Homeschool KidsAge: 5-10

Sept. 20 – Bucket of Dirt

Little Tots Nature ClassAge: 2-3

Set. 22 – Elephant

Nighttime Senses Hike – Age: All Ages

Sept. 23

 

Little Tots Nature ClassAge: 2-3

Oct. 6 – National Mad Hatter Day

NEW! Mapping it Out – Age: 7-11

Oct.8

Day of FunAge: 6-13

Oct. 10 – Jurassic

Homeschool Kids – Age: 5-10

Oct. 11 – Invasive Species

Little Tots Nature Class Age: 2-3

Oct. 20 – Spooky Fun

Day of Fun – Age: 6-13

Oct. 21 – Ancient Egypt

Homeschool KidsAge: 5-10

Oct. 25 – Art From The Outdoors

NEW! Halloween Fun  Age: 3-5

Oct. 28

NEW! Canine Lore – Age: 5-16

Oct. 29

 

Homeschool KidsAge: 5-10

Nov. 1 –  Maps & Compasses

Little Tots Nature Class Age: 2-3

Nov. 3 – Reptile

Day of FunAge: 6-13

Nov. 8 – Ancient Rome

What’s the Scoop? Age: 8-10

Nov. 12

NEW! Wildlife Tracking 101 – Age: 7-16

Nov. 13

Homeschool KidsAge: 5-10

Nov. 15 – Reptile

Little Tots Nature ClassAge: 2-3

Nov. 17 – Pie Day

Day of FunAge: 6-13

Nov. 23 – Medieval Europe

Little Tots Nature ClassAge: 2-3

Dec. 1 – Elf

New! “Hoot” Goes There? Age: 7-9

Dec. 10

NEW! Nuts About Squirrels – Age: 5-10

Dec. 10

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



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