A Peoria Park District Facility

Be Anything! 2024

Be Anything! is an innovative program that propels "Take Your Child to Work Day" to a new level. Help a child in your life explore the careers that excite them. Do they want to be an architect, veterinarian, fireman, meteorologist? Are they unsure, but excited to try new experiences?

All children can be anything; they need only the tools and opportunity to imagine, experience, and become!

Career Expo: May 11th

NEW THIS YEAR: Meet and greet with special vendors throughout the Park with our Career Expo! Meet professionals, explore the careers and learn how you can Be Anything! with our online auction! Register and bid on the spot. Some of our professionals will also be at Glean Oak Park for the special event day. Our PlayHouse has a special discounted admission rate of $3/person for those 2 and up. Children under 1 are free!

Online Auction: May 5th - 11th

Be Anything! Online Auction allows children the chance to experience a day in the field with a professional and explore careers that excite them!

Get Involved

Interested in participating or sponsoring Be Anything! 2024?


Imagine the endless career opportunities for your child! Our various stations include careers such as party princess, firefighter, naturalist, radio host, news anchor, and more. All happening in Glen Oak Park!


Experience the careers and increase your child's knowledge about different career fields. By participating in Be Anything, your child can learn think their futures and find something that excites them!


Become a professional! By bidding in our online auction, your child will gain first hand experience in the  the professions like a Zamboni Driver, a Wildlife Biologist, a Magician, and more!