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Registration for school programs at the Dunn Museum is now open. Field trips are available beginning March 26. For more information or to book a field trip or in-school program, contact Nicole Stocker, Museum Educator, at 847-968-3422 or nstocker@lcfpd.org

Our staff will offer scout programs on select days throughout the year. Check the website calendar or Horizons for scout program opportunities. 

Teacher Training and Open House

We typically offer a Teacher Open House in the fall and trainings throughout the year. Learn about programs and resources for your class, and take part in teacher training sessions with Museum and Environmental education staff. Up to two CPDUs available. Check our calendar for dates or sign up for our educator email list.

Field Trips

Museum Field Trips Grade Fall Winter Spring Summer
All the Way with Adlai Grades 3–12
Civil War School Day* Grades 5–8      
Dinosaur Tales Age 4–Grade 2
Discovering Dinosaurs Grades 3–5
Early Life in Lake County Age 4–Grade 2
Early Settlers of Lake County Grades 3–5
Ice Age Mammals Grades 3–5
Lake County: Past to Present Grades 3–5
Mighty Mastodons Age 4–Grade 2
Potawatomi Lifeways Grades 3–5
Uncovering the Underground Railroad Grades 5–8
Woodland Stories Age 4–Grade 2

*PROGRAM FULL. SPECIAL EVENT PROGRAM: Programs feature guest speakers and are only offered on specific dates each year.

In-school Programs

Museum In-School Programs Grade Fall Winter Spring Summer
Dinosaur Tales Age 4–Grade 2
Discovering Dinosaurs Grades 3–5
Early Life in Lake County Age 4–Grade 2
Early Settlers of Lake County Grades 3–5
Ice Age Mammals Grades 3–5
Lake County: Past to Present Grades 3–5
Mighty Mastodons Age 4–Grade 2
Potawatomi Lifeways Grades 3–5
Woodland Stories Age 4–Grade 2

Environmental Education School & Scout

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