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  • Spend a fun night at Hidden Oaks Nature Center in Bolingbrook! We encourage any groups with up to 15 guests (the value of the package is for 15 guests*, but you may have less than that if you desire) to spend the night with us! You get the center to yourselves to eat pizza, watch a movie, 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.

    Please note: You may add-on guests for an additional charge for up to 25 total guests.

  • Basic Overnight Schedule
    6:00-6:15 pmGear Drop-Off & Check-In
    6:15-7:00 pmPizza (if selected)
    7:00-10:15 pmFree time - activities provided by chaperones (DVD player and TV available)
    10:30 pmLights Out/Quiet Time
    7:00 amRise and Shine!
    7:15-7:45 amLight Breakfast (if selected)
    8:00 amFarewell!
  • Activity 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!
  • Basic Overnight Package + Add Ons
    Basic Overnight Package$200
    Additional Child (overnight only)$12
    Additional Adult$10
    Activity Package$75
    Activity - Additional child (activity & overnight)$16
    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
  • 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.