Garoon Gateway to Science
An Innovative Approach to Hands-on Learning
As a provider of children’s education and services, JCC Chicago continues to excel in contemporary education by bringing the Garoon Gateway to Science to Lake County. This state-of-the-art outdoor science park in allows JCC Chicago to utilize their expertise in informal education and extend the a unique experiential learning approach to all Gateway visitors.
This unique park encourages children to investigate eight basic science principles: force, energy, sound, motion, waves, vision, biology and water. With 52 fun hands-on exhibits, Garoon is designed for children and adults to explore science with curiosity, creativity and, most of all, fun!
Garoon Gateway to Science is a private park. We are open to the public only during special events. On-site Early Childhood and Apachi Day Camp will have access as part of their program day as seasonally appropriate.