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Upcoming Events

Scout Saturday
Insects & Spiders


Scout Saturday
Insects & Spiders

Saturday, May 04

1 PM - 2:30 PM

Ages 10-17


Between 9 and 17 $5.00 $7.00

This event requires registration.

Registration is open.

Registration closes at 12 am CST the day of the program.

Email with questions or to inquire about accommodations.

Available seats: 25


Discover the characteristics that make insects and spiders unique, then set out and see what insects and spiders can be found. Using tools and resources, identify the insects and spiders of Ryerson woods and learn their importance in the ecosystem.

This program can supplement badge knowledge; however, it is not designed to meet badge requirements.

One adult free with each scout participant. Adult supervision required.

Meet at the Ryerson Welcome Center.


Anissa Chaudhry

Edward L. Ryerson Conservation Area 21950 North Riverwoods Road
Riverwoods, IL, 60015

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