The arboretum offers many programs for children ages 3 and up. Each takes advantage of our unique natural setting, whether it's examining animal adaptations in the woodland forest, facilitating seed germination in the Louise B. Roehm Greenhouse, or taking part in a physical activity on the Great Lawn. The Discovery Saturdays program is the perfect way for a busy family to escape a hectic weekday schedule and reconnect with each other and nature through hands-on learning.
Check the calendar for upcoming program listings.
(For children ages 6 to 9) Turn your trash to treasure at this unique holiday workshop! Children will create one-of a kind gifts and decorations using recycled materials. This is..
Thursday, December 13, 4:00 pm—6:00 pm
(for families with children ages 4 and up) Equipped with a map and compass, families will head out into the gardens and woodlands in search of hidden clues. Once completed,..
Wednesday, January 12 from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm