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2014 Youth Education Programs
Garden Club and Youth classes require pre-registration. No day-of registration. Payment is due at the time of registration.
Single Class: $7 for members/$8 for non-members
Full Season Package: $30 for members/ $40 for non-members.
Middle School Garden Club
Grades 6, 7, 8
Learn all about gardening!
June 4th, 3:00-4:30
June 25th, 3:00-4:30
July 16th, 3:00-4:30
Full-Season registration only
Silly Sprouts:Classes for children ages 3, 4 & 5
9:00-10:00 a.m. Tuesday or Thursdays
Parent/Guardian is required to stay during class.
June 17 or 19: Slithering Snakes
Thankful to have a new pet snake for the summer, in our very first session, we will learn all about those slimy, slithering snakes!
June 24 or 26: Dragonflies Go By
What are those winged creatures that fly around near the water? Learn all about the beautiful, shimmering dragonfly, and go on your own scavenger hunt! Bring your camera to take photos!
July 8 or 10: Talking Turtle
What’s an animal that is really slow and has a hard shell it can hide inside? A turtle, of course! Come listen to songs and stories about turtles and complete some fun turtle shell activities!
July 15 or 17: Friendly Fish
One of the biggest Children’s Garden attractions is our Koi Fish Pond! Let’s take a peek at our friends and then have some fishy fun!
July 22 or 24: Buzzing Bees
Scared of bees? No need! These beautiful creatures are crucial to the survival of all life on Earth! Learn about these wonderful fuzzy, buzzy friends.
July 29 or July 31: Bats in the Belfry
What are those flying creatures lurking in the night? Come learn about these nocturnal creatures that might be scary, but are important to our lives!
Super Seedlings:Classes for ages 6, 7 & 8
10:30-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays or Thursdays
Parent/Guardian is not required to stay during class
June 17 or 19: Mud, Glorious Mud
Every kid LOVES playing in the dirt! Let’s get our hands dirty and learn about the different types of soil! (Wear appropriate clothes!)
June 24 or 26: Wiggly Worms
Worms are wonderful to have in the garden! They build tunnels through the dirt and turn waste into fertilizer! Learn all about the process of “vermicomposting” in this wiggly session!
July 8 or 10: Wet Water
Water is the building block of life. In this lesson, we will explore the age, states and cycles of water. And if it’s a hot day, bring a suit to have some water fun!
July 15 or 17: Roots Up
Every flower in our garden first started as a tiny seed. We will explore the composition of a seed, from what it looks like to why different seeds attract different pollinators!
July 22 or 24: Lifted Lorax
Do you matter to the world? Of course you do! Every decision can help or hurt the world around us. Let the Lorax teach you about making positive decisions and help you “grow” a truffula tree!
July 29 or July31: Sun Beams
After a hard winter, let’s spend some time learning about our favorite summertime splendor: the Sun! Learn to use a sundial and how the Sun helps us every day!