Can you hop like a grasshopper, march like an ant, or build a web like a spider? Learn about all the amazing abilities bugs have while testing your skills.
Dates: June 17-21
Get your hands wet to find out what calls the pond home at the Gardens. Use magnifying glasses and nets to see plants and critters up close.
Dates: July 8-12
Secret Gardens: Fairies and Gnomes
Work as a group to build fairy and gnome worlds. Campers will create woodland creatures and their homes in the least explored parts of the Gardens.
Dates: July 29-August 2
Picasso of Plants
Sculpt a tree, paint the pond with watercolors, sketch a flower, and hone your nature art skills! Using our artistic eye, campers will explore the Gardens as they create a variety of art pieces.
Dates: June 10-14
CSI: Critter Scene Investigation
Every day will start with a critter mystery that will be studied and solved! After solving all the critter mysteries, the new “CSI” Agents will receive their official badge the last day of camp.
Dates: June 24-28
What do birds, insects and bats all have in common? They are pollinators! Campers will discover the world of flowers, the critters that pollinate them and design and plant a small pollinator garden.
Dates: July 22-26
Building With Nature
Explore the different ways animals build, and try it out yourself. We’ll learn about different wild construction projects, and see what we can make with the natural materials at the Gardens.
Dates: July 15-19
Start the day with yoga, then learn how to make your own natural soaps, bug repellent, scrubs, and teas. Use natural ingredients, including some we’ll collect from the Gardens.
Dates: July 1-3