Nature Programming

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Birthday Parties at the Nature Center (Link)
  1. Spring Break at Springbrook! Tue or Thu Mar 26 or 28 9 am-1 pm for ages 6-12 at the Nat Ctr

    We'll have fun with art, science and engineering in this one-day camp. Please bring a lunch. $32/$40
  2. Raptors in Your Neighborhood: Sat Mar 23 2pm at NC Age 5+ (8 and under with adult)

    We have 9 resident Raptors at the Itasca Nature Center! See them up close and learn fascinating facts!
  3. New Wood Shop for Kids! Sat Mar 30 11 a-1 p at Nat Ctr for ages 4-8 Make a Princess Carriage

    Register today online or at the Rec Center.
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The raptors are back! See a Red-tailed Hawk, Kestrel and Screech Owl outside at the mews!

Registering & Rates

Register for programs online (link) or at the Itasca Rec Center. Resident rates for nature programming apply to residents of the Itasca Park District and Village of Itasca.

Injured Wildlife

We no longer accept injured wildlife.

Rent the Nature Center!

Rent the classroom, the Picnic Shelter or campfire ring for a fun and unique event. Please fill out a Room Rental Request Application (PDF) and turn it in the the Park District Registration Desk or call Chris at 630-773-2257630-773-2257. We will work with you to schedule a date.

Donations Requested

  • Animal Magazines
  • Bird Seed
  • Clean Glass Jars
  • Deer Antlers
  • Firewood
  • Mesh Bags

Thank you!

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