Class:                      H.S. Teen Quest 2009 / 2010


Instructor:               Bartlett Nature Center Instructors


Location:                 Bartlett Nature Center

James “Pate” Philip State Park

2054 W. Stearns Rd

Bartlett, IL 60103


Registration:            Class is three semesters. You will be registering for all

                                semesters. Payment may be split into three payments

                                (see “cost” below) or paid in full by 8/13/09.


Cost:                       $30.00 Fall Semester (5 Sessions and Nature Fair)

                                $5.00 supply fee

                                $35.00 total Fall Semester (Due by 8/13/09)


                                $30.00 Winter Semester (5 Sessions and Art Fair)

                                $5.00 supply fee

                                $35.00 total for Winter Semester (Due by 12/3/09)


$25.00 Winter Semester (4 Sessions and Art Fair)

                                $5.00 supply fee

                                $30.00 total for Winter Semester (Due by 3/18/10)


                                $100.00 total for Fall/Winter/Spring Semesters


A parent or representative must be present at the Nature Center during the class session.  Parents are encouraged to participate.  There is a seating area in the museum as well.


Fall Semester payment in full is due by 8/13/09 to reserve your spot in the class.


Payment by cash or a check made out to Bartlett Nature Center.


Send Payment to:                    Check Made out to: Bartlett Nature Center

c/o Julie Schnepper

                                                406 Freeman Ave

                                                Streamwood, IL 60107


Questions/Contact:                 Julie Schnepper

                                                Bartlett Nature Center Instructor

                                                Northern Illinois Homeschool Monthly



Include: Your name, address, phone, email, name of child/children and age(s).


Class Time:  9:30 – 11:30 am (Classes will start promptly at 1:30) The last ½ hour of each class will be time for students to work on their projects for the upcoming Fair.


Fair Time: 7:00 – 9:00 pm (Set-up 6:30 – 7:00 pm; Clean-up 9:00 – 9:30 pm) Invite your friends, family, homeschoolers… to enjoy the projects completed by students.


Ages:  10 – 16 (Must be 10 no later than January 1, 2009.) The classes are taught at the 13 – 16 year old level.


Inclement Weather: If an outdoor class is scheduled and the weather is inclement the class will be rescheduled. Refunds will not be given because of inclement weather.


Class Minimum/Maximum:  13 students/20 students


Class Dates:


Fall Semester:


Thursday, September 3:

Grassland/Wetland Biome (We will be hiking. Recommend: insect

repellent, sunscreen, boots or hiking shoes.)


Thursday, September 17:

Desert Biome


Thursday, October 1:

Deciduous Forest Biome (Class will be held at O’Brien Woods – located

behind the Bartlett Public Library) (We will be hiking. Recommend:

insect repellent, boots or hiking shoes)


Thursday, October 15:

Marine Biome


Thursday, November 5:

Tropical Rain Forest Biome


Friday, November 20:

Nature Fair

7 – 9 pm


                Winter Semester:


                Thursday, December 3:



                Thursday, December 17:

                One Line Drawings


                Thursday, January 7:

                Pastel Portraits


                Thursday, January 21:

                Relief Painting


                Thursday, February 4:



                Friday, February 19:

                Art Fair

                7 – 9 pm


                Spring Semester:


                Thursday, March 18:

                Machines and Rollercoasters


                Thursday, April 1:

                Chemical Reactions


                Thursday, April 15:



                Thursday, May 6:

                Plant and Animal Interactions


                Friday, May 21:

                Science Fair

                7 – 9 pm

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