Equiscouts Horse Club, all ages, Antioch

Brighton Farm in Antioch offers a free club for horse-crazy kids everywhere. Join us the 2nd Sunday of every month from 2-4PM for tons of horse-focused fun. Learn about horses, meet new horse-crazy friends, work with our four legged teachers and just have a fun fun afternoon! Old and new scouts are welcome! Hope to see some new faces! Just come on over by 2PM and join in! Continue reading “Equiscouts Horse Club, all ages, Antioch” »

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Youth Art Guild, Ages 11-17, Volo Bog State Natural Area 

VBSNA’S Youth Art guild is open to students ages 11 – 17 who wish to explore nature through art.  Non-competitive, individualistic, interactive & supportive – each session welcomes a different mentoring artist and includes outdoor sketching & journaling as well as indoor work.  As members of a nature art guild, young artists explore and create nature-themed works, and meet with guest artists of varying interests.  While the style and media varies the central theme always celebrates Nature.  Sponsored by Friends of Volo Bog – $30.00 annual fee plus $10.00 monthly fee covers most supplies.  Continue reading “Youth Art Guild, Ages 11-17, Volo Bog State Natural Area ” »

Youth Hunter Education Challenge, Ages 8-18, June 3, Richmond

The 6th Annual Illinois State National Rifle Association Youth Hunter Education Challenge will be held Friday, June 3rd and it is FREE.  It is for boys and girls, ages 8-18, and is held at the Richmond Hunting Club in Richmond, IL and is sponsored by the Illinois Youth Shooting Alliance.   They learn about and are able to use rifles, shotguns, and do archery, going over safety and skills.

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Try it Out! Archery Days, Ages 7+, Round Lake Beach

Spring is here and it is time to get outdoors! Come try our new outdoor archery range at the Round Lake Area Sports Center! Archery is a sport that helps young people and adults improve their eye-hand coordination as well as their abilities to communicate, concentrate, and listen. Standard Archery is a great place to learn the sport. Come to our special Try It You’ll Like It archery event at our new outdoor archery range. Click on the links below for registration.

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History Alive!, First Division Museum, Wheaton

Join us every Thursday this summer in the First Division Museum from 1-3 pm for craft projects and games. Elementary aged kids can Dress Like a Soldier and everyone can learn about a specific war as we move through the Big Red One’s exciting past. Free with paid parking ($5 per car). Continue reading “History Alive!, First Division Museum, Wheaton” »