Mellody Farm Nature Preserve  
Monday, July 6- August 7

Nurture your child’s sense of wonder and experience Lake Forest Open Lands’ Mellody Farm Preserve on a self-guided outdoor adventure.

Children and parents choose from a variety of nature themes. Each theme has a selection of story books and a corresponding Adventure Kit, including a map, supplies and an activity guide to connect your child with nature. The book and kit are available for pick-up at Mellody Farm Preserve. (Advance registration required.)

Recommended for 3-6 year olds with an adult.
Dates: Available between July 6th through August 7th
Cost: $15 per adventure (child and adult) or $60 for all 5 adventures. $5 for each additional child.
Register for the themes which interest your child.

  • Prairie Exploration
  • Insects and Butterflies
  • Wetlands and Amphibians
  • Birds and Nests
  • Tracking and Animal Signs

Registrants pick up Adventure Kits at Mellody Farm at your convenience on July 6 or after. Complete adventures as your schedule allows and return items to Mellody Farm when you are finished.
Each adventure takes approximately 1.5 hours to complete.

Additional information regarding logistics provided upon registration.

$15/adventure or $60 for all five adventures