The Rich Laren Day of Outdoor Learning

Friday, May 3, 2024 9am - 1pm
St. James Farm, Warrenville

Red brick horse stablePlease join us for SASED’s Day of Outdoor Learning. In partnership with the DuPage County Forest Preserve District, we will host our annual day of exploration and fun at St. James Farm in Warrenville, IL. SASED students and all students with special needs from our member districts are invited to join! Rain or Shine!!



About St. James Farm

The 612-acre St. James Farm Forest Preserve in Warrenville contains over 100 acres of woodlands, prairies, and wetlands. It is home to over 300 native plant species and wildlife. St. James Farm is located at 2 S. 541 Winfield Road, Warrenville,Illinois.

Over 1400 students have participated in previous outdoor education days. Under the SASED staff’s close supervision and the Forest Rangers’ watchful eye, students can participate in fishing, outdoor games, a wheelchair-accessible hayride, kayaking, and many more activities developed or adapted for our specific needs.

Parents/Guardians: If your child wants to participate in kayaking, archery, or other special events requiring a waiver, please sign the waiver and return it to your child’s teacher by April 19, 2024.

St. James Waiver Form (English)

St. James Waiver Form (Spanish)

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Julia Homan at

Click here to find out more information about St. James Farm

Students learning archery
Students on a wagon


Students rowing a kayak
Students learning to fish