Homeschool Programs

We offer exciting homeschool classes available for families & Homeschool Coops looking to supplement their science and history curriculum. If you would like to request a program for your homeschool group, please contact us.

Looking for inspiration? Check out our list of school programs, then contact us to discuss ideas about what we can offer for your homeschoolers.


Register Now!

Go to the Registration page to find out more about how to register for a program.

Homeschool Highlights Newsletter

Our Homeschool Highlights newsletter provides information about programs, workshops, performances, exhibits, opportunities, events and more. To sign up for the mailing list, contact Stacey Clementz or call (217) 896-2455.

Resources and Loan Materials

The Forest Preserve District also provides a variety of resources for educators, including age-appropriate displays, handbooks and binders, and backpacks to take on the trails. For more information, visit the Educator Resources page.




Museum & Cultural History

Pat Cain
(217) 586-2612

Interpretive Center and Environmental

Jennifer Wick
(217) 896-2455

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