Event calendar

Wild Child

Event information

Date: Friday, June 30, 2023

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

Fee: Free!

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

Contact: 815-722-4121

Location: Hidden Oaks Nature Center

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Two girls and a boy holding hands while walking in a trail. Photo courtesy of Celina Chase

Event details

Answer the call of your wild child by getting outside with this monthly nature-themed program geared toward children ages 3 to 5. Join a naturalist for hands-on activities such as games, stories, crafts, hikes and more! The last Friday of each month we will have something new for you and your child to explore while getting a little dirt on those hands and knees.

Event requirements

Registration required by Thursday, June 29: 815-722-4121.


Be prepared for indoor and outdoor activities as well as experiencing all weather types (rain, shine and even snow). Please dress accordingly.

Hidden Oaks Nature Center is an accessible facility. Trails are 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.