Sign up 'Little Saplings' for nature hikes and storytime

Submitted by Forest Preserve District of Kane County
Posted9/3/2020 2:42 PM

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:

• Thursday, Sept. 17, from 9:30-10:30 a.m. "Insect Safari"

• Thursday, Oct. 15, from 9:30-10:30 a.m. "Spider Mania"

• Thursday, Nov. 19, from 9:30-10:30 a.m. "Turkey Trot"

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

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. Thank you for keeping yourself and others safe.

To see a full roster of Forest Preserve District nature programs, visit

Follow the district on social media by searching @forestpreserve on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.


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