Crystal Lake Park District  •  One East Crystal Lake Ave.  •  Crystal Lake, IL 60014  •  815.459.0680  •
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Crystal Lake Park District - An IAPD/IPRA Distinguished Agency
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NEW this Season. Register for a program and get a friend to register too... and you all save. Questions about the Friendship Savings Program? Contact Kim Buscemi at (815) 459-0680, ext. 1217

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Crystal Lake Park District Nature Center - Community Programs

Nature Center Community ProgramsCommunity Programs

The Nature Center together with local organizations and groups provides a variety of programs throughout the year. Some are scheduled and some can be tailored to your needs. All of these programs allow our participants a chance to enjoy themselves while at the same time learn about nature and the outdoors.


School districts, preschools, home school, clubs and more have all benefited from our fieldtrip programs. A typical program will last from 1-2 hours and will feature a hike and multiple educational stations covering most any nature/outdoor topic.

Program Fee: $6 per child

Resident Discount Fee: $3 per child

$30 minimum per group

Nature Center Community ProgramsThe Traveling Naturalist

Are you looking for something different for your club or organizations next meeting? If so, you should schedule one of our Traveling Naturalist Programs. Live animals, hands-on activities and knowledgeable instructors combine to make these 1 to 1 ½ hour programs a hit regardless of the setting. We have a variety of topics available, and are also able to tailor a program to meet your needs. Fee: $70


For more information or to book a field trip, email Jess Day


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