The Forest Preserve District of Will County is proud to offer students the opportunity to learn and grow through a variety of educational programs.
Programs can be reserved by teachers and home school parents for in-school presentation or field trips to the Environmental Learning Center
in Mokena, Four Rivers Environmental Education Center
in Channahon, Isle a la Cache Museum
in Romeoville, and Plum Creek Nature Center
Educators selecting field trips are encouraged to have their classes participate in Willy's Waste-Free Lunch Program
, a unique opportunity to teach students about reducing, reusing, and recycling!
The complete catalog of education programs and services is available in
the Education Program
have a copy mailed to you, contact us online
or call 815.727.8700 to be added to the District's teacher mailing list.
New for the 2013-2014 school year, all of the District's education programs are now correlated to English Language Arts and Math Common Core State Standards. By design, programs are multi-disciplinary, engaging, and require critical thinking skills. Many programs are science, technology, engineering, and/or math (STEM) strong. In the Education Program
, look for the "STEM Strong" icon in the program descriptions.
Processing of program reservation requests for the 2013-2014 school year begins August 5, 2013 for Will County schools and August 12, 2013 for out-of-county schools. Learn more about the reservation process by visiting the School Program Request page
To check on the availability of programs, please visit the School Program Availability page
If you have any questions regarding a program or the reservation process, please call the Central Booking Office at 815.216.0535.