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Wander and Wonder Series


Wander and Wonder Series

Tuesday, June 21 - Thursday, June 30

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Children ages 6-12


Between 6 and 12 $52.00 $73.00

This event requires registration.

Registration is open.

Important: Registration closes for the series at 12:00AM CST June 17. Please register before then to reserve your spot.


Available seats: 6


Wander through a different preserve each day and wonder about the discoveries you make, the signs you find, the smells, sounds, textures, and organisms. Explore, learn, and play. You decide. Use your imagination to create your own habitat. What would be in your world?

This program is for children ages 6-12 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.

More detailed information will be sent out before program begins.


This series takes place on Tuesdays and Thursdays on the following dates and these locations:  Follow the program signs to the meeting location.

6/21/2022: Buffalo Creek: Checker Rd. Entrance

6/23/2022: Independence Grove-Meet at Canoe Launch

6/28/2022: Grant Woods: Monaville Rd. Entrance

6/30/2022: Greenbelt: Dugdale Entrance

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.

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