virtual field trips at The Grove

Choose from five different topics for grades K-8 that explore history, animals and the natural world.

A virtual field trip includes:

  • More than 30 minutes of standards-aligned content
  • A multi-media presentation led by costumed educators via Zoom
  • Time for Q & A with staff experts


Join us for a tour of the exciting exhibits highlighting Robert Kennicott’s life, as well as meeting some of the live animals that make The Grove their home. Grades 1-5

Common Core Standards: 1-LS1-1; 2-LS4-1; 3LS2-1; 3-LS4-2; 3LS4-3; 4-LS1-1; MS-LS1-4


Explore The Grove’s trails and discover all the different species of plants and wildlife that can be found living in our wetlands, prairies and oak savannas. Grades 1-8

Common Core Standards: K-LS1-1; K-ESS2-1; K-ESS2-2; 1-LS1-1; 2-LS4-1; 3-LS3-2; 4-LS1-1; 5-LS1-1; MS-LS1-4


Experience what life was like for pioneer families living in our authentic log cabin. Grades 1-6

Common Core Standards: SS.H.3.1; SS.H.2.2; SS.H.1.3; SS.H.2.4; SS.H.3.5; SS.H.2.6.LC


Learn in first person from our one-room schoolhouse, so that your students can step back in time and experience an 1800’s classroom. Grades 1-8

Common Core Standards: SS.H.3.1; SS.H.2.2; SS.H.1.3; SS.H.2.4; SS.H.3.5; SS.H.1.6.LC; SS.H.1.7.LC; SS.H.1.8.LC


Meet one of our animals up close and personal via Zoom. Your class will receive a 15 minute introduction to the animal of your choice, followed by 10 minutes of question/answer time. Grades K-6

The Grove


1421 Milwaukee Ave.
Glenview, IL 60025


847 299 6096

Judy Picicco

Environmental Education Supervisor; Education Supervisor at The Grove

224 521 2105

Ashley DeAngeles

Customer Service and Operations Supervisor

224 521 2097

Diane J. Michalski

Recreation Program Supervisor

224 521 2101