Birthday Parties at the Emily Oaks Nature Center

Emily Oaks logo with birthday hat

Celebrate your child’s special day with fun and memorable outdoor experiences! Birthday party package rentals are available on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. or from 3-6 p.m. A leader-guided outdoor activity is scheduled within the rental time.

Call (847) 674-1500, ext. 2500 for scheduling and information. For detailed activity descriptions, click here to see the Emily Oaks birthday party brochure.

Party Planning

Reservations and payment must be made in person at Emily Oaks Nature Center, 2-12 weeks in advance of the party date. Dates are subject to availability.

Skokie Resident Fee: $185

Non-resident Fee: $230

Damage deposit: $100

Birthday party package rental includes use of the program room, tables and chairs for a maximum of 70 people. Bring your own food, utensils, and decorations.

Leader-guided Outdoor Activities

A variety of fun, nature-themed games and exploration activities are available for children ages 3-10. Choose the best theme for your birthday child when making a reservation. Party activities last 45-75 minutes.

Activities will take place outdoors, but in the event of rain or inclement weather, alternative indoor activities will be available. Activity participation is limited to 25 children.