Register Your Little Ones For Forest Preserve District's 'Little Saplings'

Register Your Little Ones For Forest Preserve District’s ‘Little Saplings’

Registration is now open for the September session of “Little Saplings,” a fun nature program series for children ages 3 to 5, presented by the Forest Preserve District of Kane County.

Little Saplings hour-long programs include a combination of stories, nature hikes, songs, games and crafts. The program takes place at Creek Bend Nature Center in St. Charles. A parent or caregiver must accompany the child.

Upcoming dates for “Little Saplings” include:

  • 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 17 — “Insect Safari”
  • 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 15 — “Spider Mania”
  • 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 19 — “Turkey Trot”

The fee is $5 per child, per session, and advance registration is required. To register, call 630-444-3190 or email programs@kaneforest.com.

Creek Bend Nature Center is located within LeRoy Oakes Forest Preserve at 37W700 Dean St., St. Charles.

Please bring a mask that covers your nose and mouth, if social distancing can’t be maintained. Frequent hand sanitizing or handwashing is encouraged. Stay home if you are sick or experiencing any COVID-19 related symptoms.

To see a full roster of Forest Preserve District nature programs, visit www.kaneforest.com. Find us on social media by searching @forestpreserve.

SOURCE: Forest Preserve District of Kane County news release