Born Learning Trail

Born Learning is an innovative public engagement campaign that helps parents, caregivers and communities create quality early learning opportunities for young children. A born learning trail contains 10 interactive signs with activities for adults to engage in with young children to turn an outdoor trip into a fun learning experience.

The Opportunity

United Way is lookin for community partners to help install 10 new trails throughout the community.

Local Born Learning Trails

  •     Mukwonago’s Miniwaukan Park (sponsored by ProHealth Care)
  •     New Berlin’s ProHealth Care Park (sponsored by FedEx SmartPost)
  •     Oconomowoc’s Wood Creek Park (sponsored by Aurora Health Care)
  •     Pewaukee’s Nettesheim Park (sponsored by We Energies)
  •     Sussex’s Weyer Park (sponsored by Power Sports Network)
  •     Waukesha’s Heyer Park (sponsored by Oberlin Filter Company)
  •     Waukesha’s Cutler Park (sponsored by Waukesha Family Practice Center)
  •     Brookfield’s Wirth Park (sponsored by UPS)
  •     Menomonee Fall's Oakwood Park (sponsored by GE Capital)


Is your company interested in sponsoring a trail? View sponsorship handout or contact Lori Hayes via email or at 262.409.2414

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Watch the Video of Volunteers Building a Born Learning Trail

Working on the Born Learning Trail was certainly a team effort. Looking back, it was amazing to see how much effort and pride went into the planning and building of the trail. It gave us all satisfaction to know that we helped make Heyer Park an even more unique playground environment for young children to grow, learn and interact with their caregivers.

- Anne La Paz, Oberlin Filter Co. employee and Project Lead

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