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Register for all Early Childhood program classes by clicking the corresponding PayPal link. For all programs, space is limited and registration is required. Payment is due at the time of registration.  For additional questions, please email familyprograms@naturemuseum.org.

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  • 10:00 am-3:00 pm July 2, Saturday

    Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum 2430 N. Cannon Dr. Chicago, IL 60614

    Cold-Blooded Weekends with the Chicago Herpetological Society

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: First weekend of every month

    Description

    Get to know a menagerie of reptiles and amphibians during this hands-on experience provided by the Chicago Herpetological Society.

  • 10:00 am-3:00 pm July 3, Sunday

    Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum 2430 N. Cannon Dr. Chicago, IL 60614

    Cold-Blooded Weekends with the Chicago Herpetological Society

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: First weekend of every month

    Description

    Get to know a menagerie of reptiles and amphibians during this hands-on experience provided by the Chicago Herpetological Society.

  • 1:00 pm-1:15 pm July 5, Tuesday

    Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum 2430 N. Cannon Dr. Chicago, IL 60614

    Live Animal Feedings: Frogs and Toads

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Tuesdays

    Description

    Stop by the Look-In Lab to watch our animal experts feed our frogs and toads.

  • 1:00 pm-1:15 pm July 12, Tuesday

    Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum 2430 N. Cannon Dr. Chicago, IL 60614

    Live Animal Feedings: Frogs and Toads

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Tuesdays

    Description

    Stop by the Look-In Lab to watch our animal experts feed our frogs and toads.

  • 10:00 am-11:00 am July 13, Wednesday

    Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum 2430 N. Cannon Dr. Chicago, IL 60614

    Nature Nuts Outdoors!

    Children & Family | Sold Out

    Description

    Explore nature through fun hands-on activities including stories, crafts, and live animal interactions. All classes will take place outside; please come prepared for the weather.

    JUNE 15: Ants 
    JUNE 29: Rainbows 
    JULY 13: Fish 
    JULY 27: Mud 
    AUGUST 10: Trees 
    AUGUST 24: Lightning Bugs  

    Cost: 6-week sessions: $75/member caregiver and child/series; $90/non-member caregiver and child/series; $15/single class. A limited number of series registrations are available. Once full series registrations are sold out, a limited number of single class registrations will be available. You are welcome to bring children under 12 months to an older sibling’s class at no additional fee. Attending siblings 12 months or older should be registered for the class.

    Registration Information

    Unless otherwise stated, programs are free to attend with museum admission and pre-registration is
    required for all paid programs. Questions? Email adultprograms@naturemuseum.org or familyprograms@naturemuseum.org.

    If you need to cancel, you must email cancel@naturemuseum.org. Cancellations must be made at least 15 days prior to the programs to receive a refund or to transfer to another date of the same program. No refunds or transfers will be available less than 15 days prior to a program’s start date. The Nature Museum reserves the right to cancel programs at any time, in which case a refund for any paid program fees would be available.

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