Programs for Kids, Teens & Families

"Discovery Saturdays was a lot of fun. My kids loved using binoculars to find different bird species."

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. 

Classes

Starting your own vegetables and edible flowers from seeds is easier than you think... and a lot of fun too! In this hands-on workshop, you'll learn how to grow cucumbers,..

Saturday, March 25, 9:30 am—11:00 am

Member Price: $10.00
Non-Member Price: $25.00
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In this family nighttime program, participants will learn all about salamanders including where they are heading and why they need "crossing guards" to get there. Each Nocturnal Neighbors includes a..

Friday, March 31 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Member Price: FREE
Non-Member Price: $10.00
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Ages 3 to 5 with adult. Wonder, respect, and love for the natural world start early in this engaging weekly class. Discover some of the incredible plants and animals that..

Wednesdays, March 8 to April 5 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

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Non-Member Price: $70.00
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Ages 3 to 5 with adult. Wonder, respect, and love for the natural world start early in this engaging weekly class. Discover some of the incredible plants and animals that..

Wednesdays, March 8 to April 5 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Member Price: FREE
Non-Member Price: $70.00
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Ages 3 to 5 with adult. Wonder, respect, and love for the natural world start early in this engaging weekly class. Discover some of the incredible plants and animals that..

Wednesdays, March 8 to April 5 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Member Price: FREE
Non-Member Price: $70.00
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Ages 3 to 5 with adult. Wonder, respect, and love for the natural world start early in this engaging weekly class. Discover some of the incredible plants and animals that..

Wednesdays, March 8 to April 5 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Member Price: FREE
Non-Member Price: $70.00
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Ages 3 to 5 with adult. Wonder, respect, and love for the natural world start early in this engaging weekly class. Discover some of the incredible plants and animals that..

Wednesdays, March 8 to April 5 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Member Price: FREE
Non-Member Price: $70.00
Get More Information » Register Now »