Lorado Taft Field Campus

Cross Country Skiing

Lorado Taft Field Campus 1414 N River Rd, Oregon

Bring the family to learn how to cross country ski. No experience required, all ages welcome. Contact Alyssa Parker at aparker4@niu.edu to register. Cost: $7 per person

$7

Walking in a Winter Wonderland

Lorado Taft Field Campus 1414 N River Rd, Oregon

Take a beautiful hike through the woods to see winter at its finest and look for animal tracks. Contact Alyssa Parker at aparker4@niu.edu to register. Cost: $5 per person

$5

Night Hike

Lorado Taft Field Campus 1414 N River Rd, Oregon

Join the Taft staff in exploring what types of animals wander around the woods at night!  We will explore our senses and see which ones help us in the dark.  This program Continue Reading

$5

Owl Hike

Lorado Taft Field Campus 1414 N River Rd, Oregon

Learn about the difference between the owls that live in the area and how to identify their calls. Take a hike and dress warmly. Contact Alyssa Parker at aparker4@niu.edu to Continue Reading

$5

Osteology: The Study of Bones and Other Animal Signs

Lorado Taft Field Campus 1414 N River Rd, Oregon

Examine bones to learn about adaptations and the life and death of animals. Contact Alyssa Parker at aparker4@niu.edu to register. Cost: $5 per person

$5

Cross Country Skiing

Lorado Taft Field Campus 1414 N River Rd, Oregon

Learn how to cross-county ski and get back up after you fall. Dress warmly! Contact Alyssa Parker at aparker4@niu.edu to register. Cost: $7 per person

$7

CANCELED: Science of Sap

Lorado Taft Field Campus 1414 N River Rd, Oregon

Learn about where maple syrup comes from and how to tap maple trees and make your own maple syrup. Contact Alyssa Parker at aparker4@niu.edu to register. Cost: $5 per person

$5

Nature Tots

Lorado Taft Field Campus 1414 N River Rd, Oregon

Kids ages 2-6 and their adult can enjoy the outdoors together. Contact Alyssa Parker at aparker4@niu.edu to register. Cost: $5 per adult and child, $3 for additional kids

$5

Fire Building

Lorado Taft Field Campus 1414 N River Rd, Oregon

Learn how to start a fire on your own. Kids ages 6 and up must be accompanied by an adult. Contact Alyssa Parker at aparker4@niu.edu to register.  Cost: $6 per Continue Reading

$6

Sap Science

Lorado Taft Field Campus 1414 N River Rd, Oregon

Learn about where maple syrup comes from and how to tap maple trees and make your own maple syrup. Email Shannon at sforney1@niu.edu to register. Cost: $5 per person  

$5