The Bensenville Park District offers a variety of youth programs for ages 3-12. Children can sign up for courses that incorporate nature, Legos, hot wheels, mystery boxes and more! These programs are designed to challenge the minds of your child in a playful setting. It is ultimately all about having fun and making new friends! Join us this season and let your child have fun with us while experiencing something new!
Behind the Scenes Animal Care
Explore the fun-filled world of animal care. Learn how the BPD keeps our animal friends healthy and content. Assist with the daily tasks of an animal caretaker. This experience includes a behind the scenes look at feeding and watering animals, cleaning enclosures, and an introduction into the proper lighting, heating and humidity for each animal.
Kid's Night Out
Get the kids out of the house and back into nature with this camp style night of fun. We’ll play camp games, roast hotdogs, make s’mores, and tell fun stories around the fire. Your child won’t want to miss this!
Pumpkins in the Parks
Express yourself while engaging in a Halloween tradition. We’ll paint, carve, and show off our pumpkin creations while talking about the history of halloween and the use of autumn vegetables to ward off wayward spirits. Dress for the weather, we will be outside! All supplies, including pumpkins, included.
Spend a relaxing evening around the fire with roasted s’mores and fun campfire stories.
Creatures of the Night Hike
Take a walk on the wild side and learn about the creatures that call the night their home. We’ll talk about some of the common nocturnal animals that live in our area, what some of their signs and sounds are, and take a walk to see if we can spot any in the night!