Sign up 'Little Saplings' for nature hikes and storytime
Registration is now open for the next 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 hourlong 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, April 15, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. with the theme, "Wiggly and Wacky Worms."
• Thursday, May 20, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. with the theme, "Birds of a Feather."
• Thursday, June 17, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. with the theme, "June Bugs & Slugs."
• Thursday, July 15, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. with the theme, "Life in the Pond."
The fee is $5 per child, per session, and advance registration is required. To register, call (630) 444-3190 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 hand-washing 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 www.kaneforest.com.