From school field trips to summer camps to guided tours, the Museum of the Grand Prairie & Champaign County Forest Preserve District offers a variety of programs, activities, and resources to learn about the rich natural and cultural history that Champaign County and east central Illinois have to offer.
Exciting hands-on learning experiences await your students. Our staff-led programs will help them learn about local history, ecology, and gardening. We also offer interdisciplinary opportunities to support your curriculum. Flip through this informative guide detailing the many educational programs & resources we have to offer.
Reaching 8,000+ schoolchildren a year, history and museum education is very important to us. Learn more about the variety of in-person & virtual programs we can offer your Pre K-High School-aged students as well other resources we have available to enrich classroom & at-home learning.
Even though school may be out for most students, our summer is jam-packed with engaging summer camps and other enrichment opportunities. Click below to learn more.
Whether you’re interested in scheduling a guided tour, a program for your scout troop, or any other special group visit, we have numerous program topics for you to choose from. If you don't find the exact program topic that you are looking for at the link below, let us know. We are happy to work with you to design a program that fits your needs.
Check out these awesome activities you can complete yourself and go on your own adventure exploring history and nature.
From loan kits to publications to self-guided brochures, learn more about the educational resources we have available to help further cultural and natural history education.