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Kids Fest 2015

Fishin' Buddies!

Saturday, July 11, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (CDT)

Kids Fest 2015

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On line Registration is closed.  However, you can still register onsite at the event.

See you Saturday!

The Kids' Fest is a wonderful large outdoor expo where families learn about boating, camping and fishing.  There are dozens of vendor booths, learning stations, and activities such as canoeing, archery, fishing and much more. 

The event is no cost to families but you must register all participants in your group!

-Make sure to dress for fun, bring water and sunscreen.  
-There will be food vendors where you can purchase lunch but feel free to bring a blanket and your own picnic basket!

Download and Print the Canoeing Waiver by Clicking Here   


Address to use with your GPS:

598 Thornton Lansing Road, Thornton, IL 60476


Brought to you by the Forest Preserves of Cook County, Toni Preckwinkle President; Fishin’ Buddies and members of the Youth Conservation Conference. For more information about the Forest Preserve District of Cook County call 1.800.770.3666 or visit

Have questions about Kids Fest 2015? Contact Fishin' Buddies!

When & Where

Wampum Lake
Lansing Rd
, IL 60476

Saturday, July 11, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (CDT)

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Fishin' Buddies!


Fishin’ Buddies! mission is to train children through fishing and conservation programs.

To help instill a deep, abiding love for the sublime art of sport fishing. To instill an immutable concern for the air, land and waters of our planet. To instill a desire to nurture the soul through communion with the outdoors.


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