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Summer Explorers Club Week 5: Roots and Shoots

Event information

Date: Thursday, July 20, 2023

Time: 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Fee: Free!

Age: Ages 5-12. (Children must be accompanied by an adult.)

Contact: 708-946-2216

Location: Plum Creek Nature Center

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Tree roots spreading out from the base of a tree. Photo by Chad Merda

Event details

Plum Creek Nature Center and Monee Reservoir are teaming up for a weekly Summer Explorers Club! Branch out and head to Plum Creek Nature Center for Week 5 to explore plants of all kinds from top to bottom.

Activities take place indoors and outdoors and may include a hike, a story, games, crafts and more. Explorers experience the outdoors rain or shine and often get dirty, so please dress accordingly. Come for one club meeting, two, three or all six. Participation in other Summer Explorers Club programs is not required to register.

Event requirements

Registration required by Wednesday, July 19: 708-946-2216.


Plum Creek Nature Center is an accessible facility. Outdoor activities may take place on natural surfaces across uneven terrain. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this program should mention their request when registering or submit a request online no later than 48 hours before the program.