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Chicago Botanic Garden Launches Summer Reading and Nature Program

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Saturday, May 31, 2014 to Sunday, August 17, 2014

GLENCOE, Ill. (April 18, 2014)The Chicago Botanic Garden is launching a summer reading and nature program to promote STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) proficiency and help children of all ages maintain literacy and critical thinking skills over the long school break. Families can sign up for the Summer Nature Explorer: Reading and Activity Program at the Lenhardt Library beginning Saturday, May 31. The program is free and continues through Sunday, August 17.

Chicago Botanic Garden Provides Ideal Setting, Unique Programming for Summer Day Camp

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Monday, June 16, 2014 to Friday, August 15, 2014

GLENCOE, Ill. (April 1, 2014)Four native ecosystems and themed display gardens create an ideal environment for Camp CBG, the Chicago Botanic Garden’s signature summer day camp for children from 2 to 15 years old. The program is accredited by the American Camp Association and offers a series of morning, afternoon, supervised-lunch, and full-day camps from June 16 to August 15, 2014.

Camp CBG Receives Accreditation from American Camp Association; 2014 Registration Opens on December 9

Event Date: 
Monday, June 16, 2014 to Friday, August 15, 2014

GLENCOE, Ill. (November 7, 2013) – Camp CBG, the summer day-camp program at the Chicago Botanic Garden, has received accreditation from the American Camp Association, an industry group committed to ensuring safe and nurturing camp experiences.

“The ACA accreditation confirms that we’re operating—and have been for years—according to the best practices for day camps,” said Amy Wells, manager of camps at the Chicago Botanic Garden. “It’s the ‘Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval’ for summer camps.”

Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education Continues

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Saturday, May 19, 2012 to Sunday, October 21, 2012

GLENCOE, Ill. (May 7, 2012) – The Chicago Botanic Garden has done groundbreaking work as a result of a two-year grant from the North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education (SARE) program, funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture – National Institute of Food and Agriculture. The grant reaches both casual passersby and committed gardeners with ideas for how to integrate sustainable agriculture techniques into their own backyards.

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