NATURE BIRTHDAY PARTIES

nature center birthday partyAre you a real party animal? Add an exciting twist to the traditional birthday party and celebrate your birthday at Lyman Woods!

All Nature Parties include:

  • Instructor-led outdoor adventure
  • Two hours of party time for up to 10 children including the Birthday child and siblings
  • Reusable dishes, silverware, water pitchers, napkins & tablecloths
Party Times (based on availability):
  • Fridays: between 4 - 7pm
  • Saturdays: 11am - 1pm; 2 - 4pm; 5-7pm
  • Sundays: 12-2pm; 3-5pm

Fee:

  • $130/party (up to 10 children)
  • $7/each additional child
  • 30 guest maximum (adults and children total)
  • Fee is the same for residents and non-residents
  • Add on a 30-minute campfire with s'mores! Extend your party with a 30-minute campfire program for just $50.00.
  • Add on lawn games. Enhance your party with a variety of lawn games (bags, hula hoops, giant Jenga, etc) for $50.00.
  • Add on Night-Time Party Lights. Illuminate our outdoor picnic area with string lights for enhanced ambience or for night-time parties for $50.00.

Call the Nature Center at 630.963.9388 to book your wild party!
Parties must be booked at least 3 weeks in advance and are subject to availability

birthday Party Interest Form


CHOOSE A THEME for your nature birthday party

All Ages

  • Wildlife Detectives: Search the trails for hints of wildlife and get hands-on with pelts & skulls, scat & other animal signs.
  • Creature Feature: Create a birthday party featuring your favorite animal such as deer, coyotes, snakes, owls or turtles.
  • Habitat Hunters: (April to Oct.) Explore various habitats on a scavenger hunt that tests your map-reading skills.
  • Bug Bonanza: (April-Sept.) Go on a bug hunt to catch and observe the tiniest animals at Lyman Woods before returning them home.
  • Gross Out Nature: Explore the not-so-pretty side of nature! Discover all that is slimy, stinky and just plain gross.

Toddlers to Pre-K

  • NaturePlay Party: Investigate and explore outdoor activity stations with guidance from an instructor.
    An adult is expected to accompany their child(ren).

Grades 1 and up

  • Nature at Night: Explore Lyman Woods after dark, observe the stars in the sky & search for signs of nocturnal animals.
  • Wilderness Skills: Discover what it takes to survive in the wilderness as you explore the wild woods.

Grades 4 and up

  • Archery: (April-Sept.) Aim for fun with archery basics & shooting safety. Then hit the range for target practice using compound bows. Archery materials & equipment provided.