Event calendar

Little Explorers: Bats

Event information

Date: Wednesday, August 16, 2023

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Fee: Free!

Age: Ages 3-5 (accompanied by a registered adult).

Contact: 815-722-9470

Location: Four Rivers Environmental Education Center

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A young child smiling while leaning against a table. Photo by Glenn P. Knoblock

Event details

Bats are often misunderstood, but they are truly magnificent and beneficial creatures. Bring your children to Four Rivers to learn about our local bat species. Activities may include a story, a hike, hands-on activities, crafts and free play.

Event requirements

Registration required by Tuesday, Aug. 15: 815-722-9470. 


Please register yourself along with your child. 

This is an inclusive program, welcoming individuals of all abilities. We encourage experiencing all types of weather, so please dress yourself and your child accordingly.

The outdoor hike and activities may take place on paved and natural surfaces across uneven terrain. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this program should submit a request online no later than 48 hours before the program.