Field Trips, Programs and Classroom Resources
The Forest Preserve District offers a variety of engaging educational experiences for students. A range of opportunities for Scouts and youth groups are also available for those working toward badges and other achievements. The Forest Preserve District’s naturalists and heritage interpreters offer field trips, self-guided programs, in-class presentations and learning opportunities. Learn about a variety of professional development, extension and in-class programs available at each of our education centers. View the Teachers Guide and Scouting Guide.
Boy Scouts, add a new badge to your sash the second Saturday of each month September – June with the Scout Merit Badge Program 2016 – 2017. These fun, hands-on programs are for ages 10 – 17 and are $30 per Scout per program.
Most of the options have requirements that Scouts must complete in advance and turn in at the program. To check out each prerequisite or to register, click here. Questions? Call Fullersburg Woods Nature Education Center at (630) 850-8110.
Boy Scouts can also join us for the GO! Camp Environmental Science Badge at Fullersburg Woods Nature Education Center in Oak Brook. Boy scouts ages 11 ‒ 17 will have a fun week exploring the environment and enjoying a night of camping while working to fulfill requirements for the environmental science merit badge with a certified merit badge counselor and naturalist. For details on future program dates, call Fullersburg at (630) 850-8110.