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Fort Sheridan Expeditions Series


Fort Sheridan Expeditions Series

Thursday, July 21 - Thursday, August 11

10 AM - 12 PM

Ages 9-12


Between 9 and 12 $52.00 $73.00

Registration for the series is closed.

Check to register for ala carte sessions in this series:

Thu, Jul 21 Along the Lakeshore

Thu, Jul 28 Ravine Revelations

Thu, Aug 4 Red-tailed Hawk Squawk


Fort Sheridan is a fascinating place full of natural and cultural history. Your child will meet once per week for four weeks, engaging in a different focus each week that includes hands-on activities, hikes and more!

This program is for children ages 9-12 by the first day of the program.

We are unable to make age exceptions because activities are geared to cognitive, emotional and physical abilities for this program's specific age range.

By registering for the entire series, your child is registered for all four sessions:

July 21: Along the Lakeshore

July 28: Ravine Revelations

August 4: Red-tailed Hawk Squawk

August 11: Biking through Human History


Sessions are on Thursdays-- July 21, 28 and August 4, 11. Drop off and Pick up is at the trailhead off the Gilgare Road parking lot.

Please bring completed forms at Drop-off.

Forms and itineraries available at Summer Programs - Education Programs | Lake County Forest Preserves (

Email with questions or to inquire about accommodations.

For up to date COVID-19 protocols visit:


Jenny Sazama

Fort Sheridan 117 Sheridan Road
Lake Forest, IL, 60045