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Hickory Knolls Discovery Center

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3795 Campton Hills Rd
St. Charles, IL United States

March 2018

Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt

March 23, 2018, 7:00 pm
Hickory Knolls Discovery Center, 3795 Campton Hills Rd
St. Charles, IL United States
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$5 – $8

Bring your flashlight and your sense of adventure as you head into the wild to find what the Easter Bunny has left behind. Gather some treats and trade in your empty eggs for a roasting stick and marshmallow. Preregistration required.

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September 2018

Take a Child Outside Week Nature Challenge

September 22, 2018, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until September 30, 2018

Hickory Knolls Discovery Center, 3795 Campton Hills Rd
St. Charles, IL United States
Free

Ages: All ages Take a Child Outside Week runs September 24-30 and we are ready to play outside! Stop over to our new nature play area for ongoing activities.

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Picnic with the Critters

September 22, 2018, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Hickory Knolls Discovery Center, 3795 Campton Hills Rd
St. Charles, IL United States
Free

Pack your baskets and blankets and come and enjoy a fall picnic dinner. You might be wondering who is an herbivore, omnivore or carnivore while you eat. Meet the critters as you crunch and munch your dinner delights. Don't worry about dessert- we have popsicles!

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April 2019

Flashlight Egg Hunt

April 12, 2019, 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
Hickory Knolls Discovery Center, 3795 Campton Hills Rd
St. Charles, IL United States
$5 – $8

Advance Registration Required 3 age ranges. Bring your flashlight and your sense of adventure as you head into the wild to find what the Easter Bunny has left behind. This session is geared for kids who can take a small hike on uneven ground to find their treats- ages 5-8. Gather some candy and trade in your empty eggs for a roasting stick and marshmallow. Preregistration required. Child must be accompanied by a paying adult.

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October 2019

Gone Squatchin’

October 19, 2019, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Hickory Knolls Discovery Center, 3795 Campton Hills Rd
St. Charles, IL United States
$8 – $10

He lives. He Breathes. Can you find Bigfoot?? Spend an evening searching for this mysterious creature in the Hickory Knolls Natural Area. Lots more too, including a Prairie Maze, Campfire, Games and Obstacle Course. Presale admission ends on Friday, October 18, 2019. Advance sales - $8 per person. Gate admission - $10 per person Ages 3 and under are free. Special groups rates available for Scouts and Youth Groups. Call 630-513-4399

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Make a Difference Day

October 26, 2019, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hickory Knolls Discovery Center, 3795 Campton Hills Rd
St. Charles, IL United States
Free

Help preserve and restore natural areas in St. Charles by joining our Ecological Restoration crew at the Hickory Knolls Natural Area. We will be collecting native plant seed for use in future restoration efforts. Ages: 5+

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December 2019

Woodland Santa’s Holiday Workshop

December 1, 2019, 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Hickory Knolls Discovery Center, 3795 Campton Hills Rd
St. Charles, IL United States
$8 – $12

Here comes Santa Claus- with his team of sled dogs! Watch Santa arrive pulled by his dashing huskies, and then spend some time helping him get ready for his Big Day. - Write a letter to Santa - Make an ornament - Have your picture taken with the Big Guy himself! Breakfast snacks included. Advance registration required. Participants must be accompanied by a registered adult.

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Wild New Year’s Eve Celebration

December 31, 2019, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Hickory Knolls Discovery Center, 3795 Campton Hills Rd
St. Charles, IL United States
$5 – $8

Who is awake to celebrate and who is hibernating? Celebrate New Year's Eve early as we meet the animals and share a toast at 12:00 pm. Adults are free!

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