FPCC Education Permit
The Forest Preserves of Cook County (FPCC) requires an Education Permit for activities, such as field trips, from all groups wishing to use their grounds (listed on the field trip sites map as sites #4-16 and #21-25). Other sites in Lake County and within the Chicago Park District do not require permits.
If you group plans on visiting a Forest Preserve site, please complete the EDUCATION PERMIT REQUEST FORM and send it to:
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (prefered method)
If you can't email the application, fax it to (847) 724-1097.
You can expect to receive your permit via email. Your application will not be considered unless all fields are filled in. Print a copy for your records and bring Education Permit on your field trip. If you have any questions, contact the FPCC permit office at (847) 724-1254.