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  • To book your overnight at Hidden Oaks, please call (630) 910-2303

  • Spend a fun night at Hidden Oaks Nature Center in Bolingbrook! You get the center to yourselves to eat pizza, do a nature-themed activity, roast s'mores by the campfire and bond with your group overnight. This program is open to families, groups, scouts, kids, adults, and basically anyone that wants “camp” on a level that's comfortable to them.

  • Overnight Package + Add Ons
    Overnight Package$200
    Per Child$12
    Per Adult (above 1:5 ratio)$10
    Pizza (1 topping) & 2-Liter of Pop$12.50
    Specialty Pizza (2+toppings) & 2-liter$14.50
    Light Breakfast (may include cereal, instant oatmeal, muffins, juice)$30
    Campfire (includes S'mores + about an hour of campfire time)$35
  • Overnight Schedule
    6:00-6:15 pmGear Drop-Off & Check-In
    6:15-7:00 pmPizza (if selected)
    7:30-9:00 pmGuided Activity - taught by nature staff
    9:15-10:15 pmCampfire & S'mores (if selected)
    10:30 pmLights out/Quiet Time
    7:00 amRise and Shine!
    7:15-7:45 amLight Breakfast (if selected)
    8:00 amFarewell!
  • Activity Options

    Science after Dark - Come explore the dark side of science. Learn about constellations/planets then practice your stargazing, learn tips for exploring the night like a science ninja on a guided night hike.

    Crimes, Codes, and Clues - Challenge your thinking skills and enter the world of detectives, spies, and forensic scientists. Use logic, observation, and encryption to solve a mystery.

    Animal Tracks & Signs - learn to identify the tracks and scat of common Illinois animals through hands on investigations, games, and stories. Talk about other signs animals might leave behind. Go on a hike to identify tracks and look for animal clues.

    Don’t Bug Me - Get up close and personal with insects! Explore the mouth parts, locomotion, and life cycles of insects and arachnids. Go on a habitat hike for insects.

    Scout Program - We offer several different activities for scouts to earn their badge. Badge work activities such as Hiking, Camping, Teambuilding, etc.