Summer Day Camps 2019
Ages 5 - 7

 


 

Where the Wild Things Are Day Camp (Ages 5 - 7)

Monday - Thursday, August 5 - 8, 9 a.m. - noon (950-08-05-19)
OR
Monday - Thursday, August 12 - 15, 9 a.m. - noon (950-08-12-19)

Special Guest: Live reptiles from The Reptile Experience
Let the Wild Rumpus start! Explore the Arboretum's wonder-filled hidden places while searching for wild things high and low.

  • Bring imaginative nature-play to life through crafts, cooking, games, hikes, and dancing! 
  • Become a wild thing by wallowing in squishy mud and planting wild projects to take home. 
  • Discover the amazing world of animal adaptations, and experience an up-close encounter with real wild things from the The Reptile Experience. 

Where the Wild Things Are is a trademark of Harper Collins Publishers; this camp is inspired by (but not affiliated with) the Where the Wild Things Are book.
Limit 16, Learning Center

register Sold out. Add your name to the waitlist, we’ll contact you if a spot opens!
Monday - Thursday, August 5 - 8, 9 a.m. - noon
$120 members/$138 non-members
, includes Arboretum admission, snacks and project supplies
register Sold out. Add your name to the waitlist, we’ll contact you if a spot opens!
Monday - Thursday, August 12 - 15, 9 a.m. - noon
$120 members/$138 non-members,
 includes Arboretum admission, snacks and project supplies



ARBORETUM MEMBERS RECEIVE DISCOUNT REGISTRATION!
Memberships start at $60
Membership Levels & Benefits

Garden Harvest Hoopla Day Camp (age 5 - 7)

Monday - Thursday, August 19 - 22, 9 a.m. - noon (950-08-19-19)

It's harvest time in the gardens, join in on the excitement! Collect fragrant herbs, delicious vegetables and beautiful flowers, then use the harvest to mix up tasty snacks and create works of art.

  • Investigate garden ecosystems 
  • Join in the fun with imaginative outdoor nature play
  • Bring home goodies from the garden to share with family
Limit 16, Learning Center
Waitlist  Sold out. Add your name to the waitlist
Monday - Thursday, August 19 - 22, 9 a.m. - noon

$120 members/$138 non-members
, includes Arboretum admission, snacks and project supplies

 

 


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Arboretum Members may invite non-members to attend a class with them at the discounted member rate! Simply register for all participants at the same time in the same order and select the "member" rate for each person at checkout.


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The best chance of being enrolled in a sold out class is to add your name to the waitlist. Click the orange "waitlist" button and complete the steps, or call 612-301-1210. There is no obligation to register if a spot opens. If the waitlist shows enough demand, additional class sessions may be added.


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FREE & LOW COST
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Garden Fun Stops
          
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