Map and Members

Looking for a nature-based preschool in your area?  Check out this map at Natural Start Alliance, or search by county below!

Cook County

  • Chicago Botanic Garden – Glencoe
  • Chicago Park District/North Park Village Nature Center – Chicago
  • Chicago Zoological Society/Brookfield Zoo – Brookfield
  • Alliance for Early Childhood Education – Winnetka
  • Covenant Nursery School – Skokie
  • Farm and Nature Preschool – Palos Park
  • Flossmoor Community Church Weekday Preschool
  • Glenview Park District/The Grove National Historic Landmark – Glenview
  • Glenview School District #34 – Glenview
  • Hand in Hand Learning Land – Glenview
  • Jewish United Fund – Chicago
  • Mary Crane Center – Chicago
  • Neighbor Space – Chicago
  • Park Ridge Park District/Wildwood Nature Center – Park Ridge
  • Skokie Park District/Emily Oaks Nature Center – Skokie
  • Stepping Stones – Chicago

DuPage County

  • The Morton Arboretum – Lisle
  • Prairie School of DuPage – Wheaton
  • Hobson School – Naperville
  • Cantigny – Wheaton
  • Downers Grove Park District/Lyman Woods – Downers Grove

Kane County

  • Fox Valley Park District/Red Oak Nature Center – North Aurora
  • Hawthorn Hill Nature Center – Elgin

Kendall County

  • Kendall County Forest Preserve District – Yorkville
  • Oswego Park District – Oswego

Lake County

  • Highland Park Park District/Heller Nature Center – Highland Park
  • Lake Forest Country Day School – Lake Forest

Will County

  • Bolingbrook Park District/Hidden Oaks Nature Center – Bolingbrook
  • Conservation Foundation/McDonald Farm – Naperville
  • Naperville Park District/Knoch Knolls Nature Center – Naperville
  • Joliet Park District/Pilcher Park Nature Center – Joliet