The Mighty Acorns® program introduces thousands of 4th through 6th graders to nature and conservation stewardship in the Chicagoland area each year through activities based on education, restoration, and exploration. 

Builds knowledge and skills over a three-year period.
Provides outdoor experiences in fall, winter, and spring. Joins natural resource management and education.
Connects schools with nature centers, parks, and forest preserve districts. Encourages students to care for and restore local natural areas