Immerse yourself into the spring season by walking the trails of McClaughrey Spring Woods. Explore the variations of native Illinois wildflowers and how to preserve the environment. If you're lucky, you may catch a glimpse of some alluring butterflies camouflaged amongst the beds of color. Nature lovers, this is the ideal destination for you!

Thank you to Inspire Dental Wellness for sponsoring Educational Support programs this semester.

*For this program, students will travel in The Bridge Bus to an offsite location. They will be going to McClaughrey Springs Woods located at 11700 Kean Avenue in Palos Park. Must have ‘Permission to Transport’ indicated on Student Membership Application.

*Online sign-up for this program (and all other April & May programs) will begin on Tuesday, March 12th @ 2pm. Set a reminder to come back and sign up on/after March 12th!

Important Attendance Policy:

Out of respect to our volunteers, please be sure you can attend the programs you sign up for. Confirmation calls or text messages are made 48-72 hours prior to every program. If you do not respond to our confirmation call within 24 hours of the program, a student on the waiting list will fill your spot. If a student is a "no show" for 2 or more programs, they will be automatically placed on the waiting list for other programs they have signed up for during that semester. 48 hours notice is required for all cancellations.