Youth & Scout Self Guided Program Registration

Self-guided Youth and Scout Field Trips are available throughout the year.

Options include:
o Self-guided in the Children’s Garden
o Self-guided in the Arboretum (you tell us your meeting location)
o Self-guided on the West Side using reserved backpacks provided by the Arboretum

Self-guided Program Times:
o Times vary based on the needs of the group
o Monday – Sunday; The Children’s Garden is open until 5 pm through October and until 4 pm during the winter
o Backpacks may be reserved Monday – Saturday between 9 am – 5 pm

Fees:
o $105 minimum - (includes up to 15 scouts and 4 chaperones, and a $15 non-refundable registration fee)
o Additional students are $6 each
o Additional chaperones are $12 each
o Patches are available for purchase at time of registration and cost $4.00 each (backpack programs only - general Arboretum patches are available at the Arboretum gift shop)
o There are no refunds for cancellations made less than 2 weeks in advance.

General Information:
o Payment is due two weeks prior to program date. No refunds for absent youths.
o There are no refunds for cancellations made less than 2 weeks in advance.
o Self-guided programs are outdoors; dress for the weather and wear sturdy shoes.
o Programs are not cancelled and no refunds are given due to inclement weather such as wind, rain, cold or heat.

If you have questions please call the Registrar at 630-719-2468 (Mon-Fri: 8:00am-4:00pm)

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