Annual Barrington Area KidFest
Kite Fly & Nature Learning

We will NOT be having KidFest in 2021 but the organizations that normally participate in KidFest are sending you home with one of their favorite activities!



The Barrington Park District is putting together 150 FREE KidFest Kits for you and your family to enjoy! The organizations of KidFest have graciously sent us their favorite activity to give to you and your family so you can have your very own KidFest right from the comfort of your own home!

There are only 150 KidFest Kits available so register for yours today at the link below!



  • Registration begins 4/1 at 7:00pm.
  • Only 150 Kits are available! 75 birdhouse kits available to the first 75 kits picked up provided by Scout Carter Fern
  • Kit pick-up:
    *    May 3, 5:00 – 7:00pm Birdhouse kits available to the first 75 kits to be picked up provided by Scout Carter Fern.
    *    May 4 – May 7, from 9:00am – 5:00pm
    at the Barrington Park District Fitness and Recreation Center located at 235 Lions Drive in Barrington.

    To keep everyone safe please have only ONE family member come in to pick up the kit.


You will NOT BE individually contacted/reminded to pick up your kit. If you do NOT pick up your kit by 5:00pm on Friday, May 7, your kit will be given away to the next person on the waitlist.



Here is who is participating, click their name to view the organizations information!
(This list is continually updated)

Organization Activity/Item
Ancient Oaks Foundation Milkweed Seed Kit
Barrington Area Library Comic Books
Barrington Bank & Trust Donated the reusable bags to hold all of your activities!
Barrington Breakfast Rotary Kite
BStrong Together Kindness Rock Activity
College Nannies+Sitters Super Soaker Sponge Craft Kit
Cosley Zoo Nature Scavenger Hunt
Crabtree Nature Center Preserves Scavenger Hunt
The Davey Tree Expert Company Bing and Seed Kit
Fox Valley Wildlife Center Bird Bingo
Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois Spring Outdoor Challenge
Lake County Forest Preserve Wetland Seek & Find and Coloring Sheet
Mane in Heaven Mane in Heaven Miniature Therapy Horse Coloring Page
NISRA Picture Frame with Picture Idea
Noah’s Ark Christian Academy Nature Journal and Butterfly Wand Instructions


KidFest Kits are FREE, but you have to click the link below and register for one.
        •  Kits are for ages 2 – 10 years.
        •  One kit per child.
        •  Each child must be registered.
        •  2 kits per family.

You must have a household account set up with the Barrington Park District in order to register. If you DO NOT already have an account set up, please download the registration form from the “Downloads” box on the right hand side of this page. Fill it out, completed with your child(rens) name and birthdates and email it to The front desk will set up your household account and then you will be able to register at the link below.