Natural History Club

“Never be within doors when you can rightly be without.” - Charlotte Mason
Home Education Vol 1, pg. 42

Please join the Peoria Charlotte Mason Community for Nature Studies!

Gatherings will take place every fourth Friday of the month.

Schedule through May, 2022 will be from 2:00 – 3:30, with 3:00-3:30 set aside for nature journaling.

 2022 Summer schedule -2nd and 4th Tuesdays in June and July from 10:00 – 11:30AM.

June 14th, 2022

10:00AM – 11:30AM


Donovan Park off Knoxville Avenue

Special studies on native prairie wildflowers – aster family flowers.

June 28th, 2022

10:00AM – 11:30AM


Horseshoe Bottoms (Private Tour)

Private tour featuring native plant restorations lead by Rocky Glen Friends. RSVP required by 6/14/2022.

Please bring a nature journal for yourself and your children, along with drawing or painting supplies.

Wear clothes appropriate for the weather & terrain. 


We meet rain, snow or shine!


Stay up to date in the Facebook Group for upcoming events and updates. 

“We are all meant to be naturalists, each in his own degree, and it is inexcusable to live in a world so full of the marvels of plant and animal life and to care for none of these things.”
Charlotte M. Mason
Home Education Vol 1. Ch2: p.61

A Local Resource to help you know where to get outside!

a for-community (not-for-profit) resource for our central Illinois ​ community and guests ​to engage more ​with our great outdoors