CCL is a separately funded environmental education component of Lake Forest Open Lands Association. Lake Forest Open Lands is a non-profit organization (501 c3) supported completely by voluntary contributions, including membership dues and donations. We do not receive any local or federal government funding. We welcome all levels of support for CCL and all of our environmental education programs. Any unrestricted gift is fully tax-deductible. We appreciate your interest and consideration.

To learn more or to donate, please contact:

Paula Clair
Director of Development
Lake Forest Open Lands Association
350 N. Waukegan Road
Lake Forest, IL 60045
Phone: 847-234-3880, ext. 16
Email: [email protected]

“This program has been wonderful for my child. It has helped her come out of her shell and be active in our community.”

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We are accepting applications for the CCL 2018 program! The dates are June 11 - June 29. Please contact [email protected] with any questions.
Calling all adventurers! Join us on Sunday, January 28 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. at Gorton Community Center, Lake Forest for an afternoon of adventure films  from the MountainFilm on Tour Festival and learn how you and your family can engage with the outdoors! Experience Mountainfilm shorts curated specifically for the whole family to enjoy and then visit our expo to learn more about the outdoor adventure and environmental opportunities in Lake County.
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