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Eclipse On August 21, 2017, Southern Illinois will become the eclipse crossroads of America.  SIU's Touch of Nature is right in its path as well and we offer all sorts of unique opportunities to experience it in our pristine natural setting. 

Find out more information regarding lodging and eclipse-related activities on our 2017 Eclipse Page.  


Kiddos ages 7-12 will have a sweet time and adventure at Touch of Nature's How Sweet It Is Winter Minicamp. They'll learn about the process of making maple syrup, bobcats, enjoy music from the Mystic Shrines and enjoy an overnight camping experience. Find out more details and register your camper here.    

The Maple Syrup Festival and Pancake Breakfast is Feb. 25 and 26.  Find out details and take advantage of early bird registration for the Pancake Breakfast here.  

Attend the Student Experiential Environmental Education Conference (SEEEC) March 10-12.  Find out more information, including discounted lodging rates here.  

Attention student veterans!   Register now for the spring break trip March 11-19 to the Great Smoky Mountains.  

Outdoor Adventures has a multisport spring break adventure for you in Moab, Utah.  Find out more details here.  

Take a look at what we have in store for our 2017 summer EdVenture Camps.  

Take a look at what we have in store for 2017 Camp Little Giant.  

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