School Programs at a Forest Preserve

School Programs at a Forest Preserve

Visit a DuPage forest preserve with your students where they will learn about natural sciences and DuPage County's cultural history. These programs are designed to meet national learning standards, including Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards.

We offer programs throughout the academic year (Sept. 1 through June 1), and most are available Monday through Friday. 

The Forest Preserve District is committed to making its programs available to all groups. Please mention any accessibility needs or concerns when you reserve your program.

View the available guided and self-guided discovery school programs available at forest preserves.  

Guided School Programs at a Forest Preserve

Guided school programs require a three-week advance reservation and have a minimal per-student fee.

Request a Guided School Program

Self-Guided Discovery

Self-guided discovery requires a three-week advance reservation and do not have a fee.

Request a Self-Guided Discovery

Forest Preserve Discovery Walk

Forest Preserve Discovery Walk

Enjoy a self-guided experience at your leisure with your class at a DuPage forest preserve. The following forest preserves and centers feature flush restrooms, drinking water, trails, places to picnic and ample bus parking. Reservation required. To reserve a picnic shelter (with fee), please note it on your request form.