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KidVentures & Explorers

Adventure is Everywhere...and we're taking you on ours!

Each class is a new adventure traveling back in time or in Burpeeā€™s backyard! KidVentures (ages 3-6) and Explorers (ages 7+) are one-day classes that pack a punch of learning and fun. 


*All sessions are 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Scheduling for the whole family?

KidVentures classes run at the same time slot as Explorer classes.


Preregistration may be done online through eventbrite, or by calling Burpee's visitor services department (815-965-3433).

Cost: $12 for Members, $14 for Nonmembers

**All unaccompanied children need to be bathroom trained. If your child is not, please plan to attend the class with your child*

Upcoming Classes
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The Engineering Process: Egg Drop

April 15th

Before new cars or new buildings are built, engineers have the task of drawing up designs, creating models and testing those models to make sure they work. Design, build, and test ways to keep eggs safe as you drop them from great heights!

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