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Departments: Forest Preserve

Activities & Programs

  • Winterfest – (3rd Saturday in January at Russell Woods Natural Resource Center) -January***
  • Russell Hustle Trail Run (5K & 2K Runs) – Canceled
  • Earth Day Trail Clean Ups –Canceled
    • Sycamore Lions Club – Great Western Trail Clean-up –Canceled
    • Kishwaukee Kiwanis Earth Day Event – DeKalb/Sycamore Trail & County Farm Woods Clean-up-Canceled
  • Spring Bird Migration Walk/Talk -May
  • Kids Summer Camp- 5 camps offered (ages 7-9 & 9-11) Closed Registration
  • Summer Evening on the Prairie -July
  • Star Watching Party -August
  • Adventure Works is offering two school groups in addition to our Kindergarten readiness program, in just a couple of weeks
      • Little Adventurers Fall -September
      • Adventure Works Fall Groups -September
  • Wee Naturalist Program -October through May (ages 5 to 7)
  • Autumn Forest Bathing – October 8th & 16, 2021 at Merritt Prairie Forest Preserve by AdventureWorks (Non-Profit)
    Register Now for 10/8       &   Register Now for 10/16


*** Thank you to all who participated in this year’s events!!

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