Keep the connection with nature and science going strong, long after the school day is done.
Discover ways to engage your learners with out-of-school time programming. Explore the Nature Museum’s programs—for students, teachers, and parents and guardians—below.
Participants in the Teenagers Exploring and Explaining Nature and Science (TEENS) program conduct scientific investigations to learn more about the nature and environment found in Chicago neighborhoods.
With After School Science Club, Nature Museum educators work with networks of partner schools to run after school clubs that develop students’ science skills through inquiry-based activities.
A Parent and Guardian Virtual Field Trip Workshop builds parents’ and guardians’ comfort and confidence with engaging students in real world learning experiences around nature and science topics.
Monarch Clubs is a multidimensional initiative of the that fosters collaboration with educators, youth, and community leaders to increase awareness and interest surrounding monarch biology, pollinator ecology, and related conservation efforts.