Kids/After School/Adult Programs Please note: For childhood enrichment programs, see page 24 • STEAM Team [Grades K-1] • Heller Forest School [Ages 4-6] • Monarchs and Minnows [Ages 4-6] • Ravine Rangers [Grades K-3] • Wild Warhol’s [Grades K-1] • F.O.X Den [Grades K-3] One-Day Kids Programs Exploring the Dark | Ages 11-15 Roast your dinner over a campfire, make s’mores for dessert, then head out on the trail for a hike through the night with your friends! Discover the way your senses react in the dark with fun activities, games and night hike challenges. Min/Max: 6/15. Oct 26 4245137-A F 6:30-8:30pm $20 Survival Scenarios | Ages 9-14 Surrounded by the unknown how do you survive!? Learn how to make a kit that will help you survive in a variety of different wilderness scenarios. Min/Max is 6/15. Nov 9 4245161-A F 4-7pm $20 Aliens Among Us | Ages 6-10 Are they from outer space? Be an alien detective and help us find out where some of these alien creatures come from and what they are doing in our prairie, forest, and pond at Heller. Participants who sign up for Silly Science may bring a sack lunch and stay at Heller between programs. Min/Max is 6/15. Nov 12 4245162-A M 10-Noon $15 Silly Science | Ages 6-10 Get your hands dirty with oozy gooey science! Make your very own slime, watch elephant toothpaste grow, and see how we can make lava explode. Participants who sign up for Aliens Among Us may bring a sack lunch and stay at Heller between programs. Min/Max is 6/15. Nov 12 4245163-A M 12:30-2:30pm $15 52 Park District of Highland Park • 847.831.3810 • pdhp.org After School Programs Mini Adventure Skills | Grades 2-6 Harvest greens and berries from the forest while also learning how to cook with them. Decipher topographic maps and learn to use a real compass. Try your hand at making a wilderness shelter from various materials. Try one adventure or try them all. These programs are entirely outdoors so please dress for the weather. 4 weeks. Min/Max is 6/12. No class Sep 19 & Nov.21. Sep 5-Oct 3 | Wild Edibles 4563800-A W 3:45-5pm $64/84 Oct 10-Oct 31 | Mapping and Orienteering 4563800-B W 3:45-5pm $64/84 Nov 7- Dec 5 | Shelter building 4563800-C W 3:45-5pm $64/84 One-Day Adult Programs Brunch and Learn Nature Workshop Series | Seniors Enjoy a delicious catered brunch followed by a fun and informative hands-on workshop, discussion or walk. These programs are sponsored by Comfort Keepers in Wheeling and are presented in cooperation with the Highland Park and Lake Forest/Lake Bluff Senior Centers. *Fee is senior center member/non-member. Call the Highland Park Senior Center at 847.432.4110 to register Sep 27 | Heller Nature Center Th 10am-Noon $10/20* Oct 18 | Heller Nature Center Th 10am-Noon $10/20* PROGRAM REGISTRATION INFORMATION • Pre-registration is required for all programs unless otherwise noted. • On-site registration is not available at the start of the program. • Each participant must be registered. • Children must be accompanied by a paid registered adult. • Please note that a program may be cancelled early due to low enrollment.