16537989640_9b15cd118c_zPrograms for Individuals & Families

Children, youth, and families participate in songs, stories, crafts, explorations, and/or adventures through classes that offer hands-on fun and discovery!

Each season has something new to offer along with ever-popular programs.

Programs are published through the quarterly Wheaton Park District program guide.


Program Types

Together, we’ll sing, fiddle, jiggle, and journey into the wild, while encountering nature through free-play. Self-guided stations explore a new theme each session. The perfect way to foster an appreciation for the natural world in your tiny explorer.
It’s nature story-telling time! Join an educator from the Lincoln Marsh at the Wheaton Public Library to listen to a nature-themed story and participate in a related craft and/or activity. Register by calling the Wheaton Public Library at 630-868-7540.
Come join us for a unique hour of nature stories and hiking in the great outdoors at Lincoln Marsh! We’ll explore the nature behind some of your favorite stories. 
Discover the joys of nature with your child! Foster a sense of wonder and curiosity about all things wild through hands-on activities, crafts, games, and stores. 
Discover the who, what, and whys of animals and nature as we explore different themes each week through hands-on activities, crafts, games, and stores.
Join other nature nuts as we combine activities and explorations that help answer every child’s science and nature questions.
Spend some time off from school exploring nature or learning about the past with an educator from Lincoln Marsh. We offer full day programs during spring and Thanksgiving breaks.
Looking for an exciting way to earn a badge or award? Look no further! We offer a variety of hands-on programs for girl and cub scouts. Browse Scout Programs & Register Online
Choose your adventure! We offer a variety of geocaching, orienteering, snowshoeing, and canoeing programs. Browse Outdoor Adventure Programs & Register Online
Bring your whole family and enjoy some fantastic family fun with an educator from the Lincoln Marsh. Multi-generational discovery, night hikes, and craft programs are just a few of the programs that uncover the different joys of nature. 
Opportunities for individuals to experience the Climbing Tower, High Ropes Course, or Teams Course. Browse Challenge Course Programs & Register Online