Must preregister for this program. This is a volunteer activity. Ages 12 and under must have a parent or guardian with them. The location will be determine once trees are decided upon and purchased. Maximum 50 people, minimum 8 people. 

Must preregister for this program. Register at  Class limit 12/minimum 6. Class fee $95 due at time of registration.

Participants are invited to test their kite flying skills at this fun program.  There will be a kite building workshop for kids of all ages throughout the course of the event.  Awards will be given in a variety of categories and the VIPs will provide light refreshments.  This is an event for the entire family.  Judging will take place from 1 to 2 p.m.  Pre-registration preferred.  

Two-day course to learn and teach the seven principles of back country LNT. Participants will receive a certificate upon successful completion. Class fee $85 due at time of registration (includes dinner Saturday). Must preregister for this program.


Bring your preschool to elementary school aged child to the park for a night hike that will have them using their different senses to explore the woods and learn about nocturnal creatures.  Kids must be accompanied by an adult.  Please wear dry sturdy shoes and dress for the weather.  Pre-registration requested.   

REGISTRATION CLOSED - Join park district naturalist/artist Kay Hisong and enjoy guided nature sketching inside the warmth of the cabin with a cup of hot chocolate or coffee by the fire. Experiment with different art mediums as we do a series of short sketches. Beginners and advanced artists welcome.  Bring your own sketching tool.  For adults. Class size limited.  Class fee $7/person with sketch pad provided (this registration link) or $2/person if you provide your own sketch pad.  Payment due at time of registration. Preregistration required. 

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