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BSD2 RISE Academies offering free, parent-only summer field trips to Chicago

Through its 21st Century Community Schools program, the new BSD2 RISE Academies are offering four free, parent-only field trips to Chicago this summer.

You can enjoy a fun-filled day with other BSD2 parents -- and no children -- during the following tours.

To register, contact Silvia Acuna at 630-766-2605 or sacuna@bsd2.org.

National Museum of Mexican Art -- June 26

  • 8:30 a.m.: Pick-up at Johnson School, 252 Ridgewood Avenue
  • 10 a.m.: Guided museum tour
  • Noon: Guided mural tour around Pilsen neighborhood. (Please bring lunch.)
  • 2:30 p.m.: Drop-off at Johnson
  • Click here for flyer.

Chicago Classic Lake Tour --July 10

  • 8:30 a.m.: Pick-up at Johnson School, 252 Ridgewood Avenue
  • 10:30 a.m.: Narrated 40-minute sightseeing cruise on Lake Michigan. (Please bring lunch.)
  • 1 p.m.: Drop-off at Johnson
  • Click here for flyer.

Chicago Lake & River Architecture Tour -- July 17

  • 8:30 a.m.: Pick-up at Johnson School, 252 Ridgewood Avenue
  • 10 a.m.: Narrated 90-minute tour of architecture along the Chicago River and Lake Michigan. (Please bring lunch.)
  • 1 p.m.: Drop-off at Johnson
  • Click here for flyer.

Chicago Botanic Garden -- July 24

  • 8:30 a.m.: Pick-up at Johnson School, 252 Ridgewood Avenue
  • 10 a.m.: Engage in a fitness session while you enjoy the garden landscape. (Please bring lunch.)
  • 1 p.m.: Drop-off at Johnson
  • Click here for flyer.