October 27 2023, 5:00pm

Kid's Nights Out at The Nature Institute

Kid's Nights Out at The Nature Institute

The Nature Institute

2213 S Levis Ln, Godfrey, IL
Godfrey, Illinois 62035

  • Admission: $27 for members - $30 for non-members
  • Time: 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Phone: (618) 466-9930

Need an evening off? Join The Nature Institute for a Kid's Night Out! The 3-hour drop-off program includes dinner and an evening of fun! Each month is designed for a specific age group in mind. Be sure to check the description for the age of participants. The program is offered once a month. Spaces are limited, so be sure to register ahead! Your kids can participate in nature-related activities like hiking, making art, and learning practical camping and survival skills like starting a campfire, building a shelter, and facts about wild animals!

Call at (618) 466-9930 or email at info@thenatureinstitute.org for more information and register HERE!


Kid’s Night Out: Creek Crawlers - What lives in the creek? Let’s find out! Join us for a night of creek walks and pond dipping.
8/18 5 – 8 pm

Kid’s Night Out: City Critters - Learn all about the animals that have adapted to city life.
9/15 5 – 8 pm

Kid’s Night Out: Gnarly Nature - Learn about the gross and creepy survival tactics in nature – just in time for Halloween!
10/27 5 – 8 pm

Kid’s Night Out: Backwoods Base Camp - can you survive the evening at TNI? Forage for dinner, build a shelter, start a fire, and test out your survival skills. A real dinner is still provided at this Kids Night Out to complement foraged items!
11/17 4 – 7 pm

Kid’s Night Out: S’mores Quest - Follow clues to navigate through the preserve. Along the way, complete challenges to earn all of the ingredients necessary to make the perfect s’more! Finish the night at the campfire to cook our well-earned treat.
12/8 4 – 7 pm

Upcoming Dates

  • Friday, October 27 2023
  • Friday, November 17 2023
  • Friday, December 8 2023


The Nature Institute (TNI) is a non-profit land conservation and environmental education organization based in Godfrey, IL. Since its founding in 1980, The Nature Institute's board and staff have worked to foster…
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