Celebrate with Us…

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The Kendall County Forest Preserve District offers birthday party programs for children at multiple locations. Each party features activities, games, crafts, and use of indoor space for your celebration.

Parties include Environmental Educator led activities, a craft, outdoor activities if hosted at the forest preserves, or indoor nature center activities at the Kendall County Historic Courthouse. Space is also provided for gift opening, cake, and parent led activities. Click here to read more.

Read our birthday party contract.

Equestrian Themed Birthday Events

Celebrate with Ellis House and Equestrian Center

Equestrian-themed birthday parties take place at Ellis House and Equestrian Center in Minooka, Illinois. Click here for equestrian-themed birthday party program options.

Our Horse Birthday Parties are 3 hours of FUN! The first 2 hours are hosted by us and include a horse-themed craft, grooming the horses and a pony ride for each child! The last hour is for you to use our classroom as you see fit! (Most often people will use this time for gifts, cake and ice cream).

Pricing:
Kendall County Residents: $190 for up to 10 children / $19 per child after 10
Out of County Residents: $200 for up to 10 children / $20 per child after 10
Want to add to the fun? Please consider one of our optional add-ons!
Horseshoe craft upgrade: $2 per child
Face Painting: $2 per child
Hay Ride (weather permitting): $3 per child

If you have questions, or would like to register for an equestrian-themed birthday party program, send an email to Nicole Norton at nnorton@co.kendall.il.us or call (815)475-4035 office or (630)918-0364 cell.


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School and Scout Programs

Learn more details about Kendall County Forest Preserve District Field Trips or Scouts Outings!

Nature Themed Birthday Events

Nature-themed birthday parties take place at Hoover Forest Preserve, the Historic Courthouse and Laws of Nature Interpretive Center, and Harris Forest Preserve in Yorkville, Illinois. Click here for nature-themed birthday party program options.

If you have questions, or would like to register for a nature-themed birthday event, send an email to Emily Dombrowski at edombrowski@co.kendall.il.us or call 630-553-2292.

If you have questions about a nature camp contact Emily at 630-553-2292 or email edombrowski@co.kendall.il.us. If you have questions about an equestrian camp contact Amy at 331-302-9024 or email amartin@co.kendall.il.us