Children, Youth and Families 2018-03-23T17:13:51+00:00

CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILY PROGRAMS

Visit our Events Calendar for more information on the events listed below. Please click here to view our Class Policies.

Join us for a vacation week filled with crafts, games, and activities! View more information about April vacation events here.

Monday, April 16, 2018 – Friday, April 20, 2018, 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Included with admission
Join us each day for an activity or craft that explores the diverse world of plants.
Monday, April 16, 2018 – Friday, April 20, 2018, 11:30 AM-12:00 PM
Included with admission
Listen to stories read aloud while enjoying the flora in the Conservatory.
Thursday, April 19, 2018, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM, 1:00 PM-3:00 PM
$3/person. Cash only at classroom door. Admission not included.
Create seed bombs to take home and disperse to make your yard or roadside a little more pollinator friendly and a lot more beautiful.
Friday, April 20, 2018, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Member $20 per child, Non-member $28 per child, includes admission and materials.
Kids create a spring fairy house or gnome home to take home.

Ages 4+, accompanied by an adult; max. 25. Pre-registration required.

Sunday, April 22, 2018, 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Member $5 per child, Non-Member $10 per child, includes admission and materials.
Discover fun ways to upcycle plastic milk jugs into garden tools and accessories. Kids go home with their choice of a planter or bird feeder.

All ages welcome, children must be accompanied by an adult.

Sunday, April 22, 2018, 1:00 PM-2:00 PM
Included with admission
Celebrate Earth Day with a reading of Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax then help us build our own “truffula tree” full of ideas for how to keep our planet green!
Wednesday, April 25, 2018, 10:30 AM-11:30 AM
Free with admission. Pre-registration recommended.
Explore seasonal themes through crafts, storytelling, and a short outdoor walk.
Ages 35 accompanied by an adult.
Saturday, May 05, 2018, 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Member Free, Non-member $10 per family (up to 4 people. Admission not included.)
Explore a new theme each week and look at what nature has to offer on these guided walks around our mile-long loop trail.
Wednesday, May 09, 2018, 10:30 AM-11:30 AM
Free with admission. Pre-registration recommended.
Explore seasonal themes through crafts, storytelling, and a short outdoor walk.
Ages 35 accompanied by an adult.
Saturday, May 12, 2018, 1:30 PM-3:00 PM
Member $15 per child, Non-member $25 per child, includes admission and materials.
Kids can surprise Mom with a beautiful flower arrangement made with love.

Ages 5 – 7 accompanied by an adult; max. 20.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018, 10:30 AM-11:30 AM
Free with admission. Pre-registration recommended.
Explore seasonal themes through crafts, storytelling, and a short outdoor walk.
Ages 35 accompanied by an adult.
Saturday, May 26, 2018, 10:30 AM-11:30 AM
Member $5 per child, Non-member $10 per child. Pre-registration required.
Kids get their hands dirty while learning what it takes to grow a healthy harvest. Each month focuses on a different topic. Join us for one or all!

April 14: Dig in and explore soil
May 26: Spring sprouts
June 16: Early harvests

Ages 6 – 8 accompanied by an adult; max. 15.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018, 10:30 AM-11:30 AM
Free with admission. Pre-registration recommended.
Explore seasonal themes through crafts, storytelling, and a short outdoor walk.
Ages 35 accompanied by an adult.
Saturday, June 16, 2018, 10:30 AM-11:30 AM
Member $5 per child, Non-member $10 per child. Pre-registration required.
Kids get their hands dirty while learning what it takes to grow a healthy harvest. Each month focuses on a different topic. Join us for one or all!

April 14: Dig in and explore soil
May 26: Spring sprouts
June 16: Early harvests

Ages 6 – 8 accompanied by an adult; max. 15.

Saturday, June 16, 2018, 11:00 AM-3:00 PM
Free with admission
Celebrate the end of the school year with a family day out at Tower Hill!
Saturday, June 23, 2018, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Member $10 per family, Non-member $15 per family (up to 4 people. Admission not included.)
Join us for a tree-rific morning outside to learn all about trees.

All ages welcome; max. 30.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018, 10:30 AM-11:30 AM
Free with admission. Pre-registration recommended.
Explore seasonal themes through crafts, storytelling, and a short outdoor walk.
Ages 35 accompanied by an adult.
Thursday, June 28, 2018, 8:00 PM-9:00 PM
Member $5 per adult, $3 per child; Non-member $10 per adult, $8 per child, includes admission.
Join us for our first Firefly Walk of the summer. Well search for fireflies and other favorite summer insects by the light of the full moon.

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