GLENCOE, IL (Dec. 10, 2015) — Online registration for Camp CBG, the Chicago Botanic Garden’s signature summer day camp is now open. The camp, which runs from June 20 through August 19, 2016, provides exciting, fun, and enriching outdoor learning experiences for children ages 2 to 15 years old.
Education Press Releases
GLENCOE, IL (Dec. 8, 2015) — Early childhood staff at the Chicago Botanic Garden will host two open houses introducing the Nature Preschool, a nature- and play-based, developmentally appropriate preschool on the new Regenstein Learning Campus. Open houses will be held on January 14 and April 7, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in theLakeside Room of the Visitor Center.
GLENCOE, IL (Dec. 8, 2015) – Students can indulge their interests and build new skills this winter with classes that will take them from snowy sunrises to science laboratories to a green roof and beyond. They can grow their gardening skills and knowledge of natural systems, learn about traditional foods, try yoga both indoors and out, hear from a renowned author, or tap into another field. A new list of offerings by the Joseph Regenstein, Jr. School of the Chicago Botanic Garden is now available for registration.
GLENCOE, IL (June 30, 2015) - Protected federal lands across the United States welcome Chicago Botanic Garden Conservation and Land Management (CLM) interns this summer for intensive fieldwork. The interns, all college graduates with degrees in science fields and some with advanced degrees, bring a unique suite of skills and enthusiasm to the rapidly growing fields of restoration, conservation and land management.
GLENCOE, IL (May 20, 2015) – The private garden of celebrity chef Rick Bayless and the part-time residence of television journalist Bill Kurtis will provide special settings for classes offered this summer through of the Joseph Regenstein, Jr. School of the Chicago Botanic Garden. The school encourages lifelong learning in a range of garden-inspired topics, including botanical illustration, yoga, photography, wellness, birding, horticulture, and garden design.
GLENCOE, Ill. (May 7, 2012) – The Chicago Botanic Garden has done groundbreaking work as a result of a two-year grant from the North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education (SARE) program, funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture – National Institute of Food and Agriculture. The grant reaches both casual passersby and committed gardeners with ideas for how to integrate sustainable agriculture techniques into their own backyards.