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Youth Camps


Our camp programs are immersive experiences designed to foster your child’s connection to the natural world. Through hands-on, engaging STEM activities, our certified instructors guide campers through natural exploration and the role we all play in our environment. Campers participate in a variety of outdoor projects and play activities that inspire curiosity, creativity, and exploration.

Learn more about our current camp options below. For more information about youth camps, contact us at education@hsvbg.org or 256-830-4447 ext. 253.

Is a camp you want to attend full? Email education@hsvbg.org to be added to a wait list. 

Camp Information

Prior to registration, please review our Camp Procedures
and Parent Checklist at the links below.

Questions? Contact us at education@hsvbg.org or 256-830-4447 ext. 253.

Spring Break STEM Camp

Extended Care is available in the morning and/or afternoon for an additional fee. Morning Extended Care hours are 7:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. Afternoon Extended Care hours are 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Additional information and registration for Extended Care can be found at the bottom of this page.

Questions? Contact us at education@hsvbg.org or 256-830-4447 ext. 253.


Spring into Gardening| Spring STEM Break Camp

March 13 – 17 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Ages 4 – 5 years, 6 – 7 years, and 8 – 12 years

Spring is the perfect time to start a garden! Join us as we explore the ins and outs of gardening, including soil, plants, and bugs. Campers will learn about different ways to garden at home such as hydroponics and container gardening. By the end of the week, campers will have all the information they need to design their own garden at home!

Members: $260
Non-Members: $400


Extended Care

Extended Care is available in the morning and/or afternoon for an additional fee per week. Morning Extended Care hours are 7:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. Afternoon Extended Care hours are 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Registration for Extended Care must be completed in advance. No payments or registrations for Extended Care will be accepted at the Garden.

Morning (7:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.): $50 per person
Afternoon (4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.): $50 per person


Summer STEM Camps

In 2023, we are offering 10 different summer camp themes in June and July, with options available for ages 4-12 (students entering Kindergarten through grade 6). Click the links below to view all of our summer STEM camp programs, to view a summary of dates, times, grade levels, and themes.

Note that some camps are offered on multiple dates, but ages may vary. Please select your registration link carefully. All campers must be able to use the bathroom independently to attend camp.

Extended Care is available in the morning and/or afternoon for an additional fee. Morning Extended Care hours are 7:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. Afternoon Extended Care hours are 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Additional information and registration for Extended Care can be found at the bottom of this page.

Questions? Contact us at education@hsvbg.org or 256-830-4447 ext. 253.

2023 Summer
STEM Camps

4 years 5 years 6 years 7 years 8 years 9 years 10 years 11 years 12 years
May 30- June 2 Backyard Science
Full-Day
(9:00- 3:00)
Backyard Science
Full-Day
(9:00- 3:00)
Backyard Science
Full-Day
(9:00- 4:00)
Backyard Science
Full-Day
(9:00- 4:00)
Backyard Science
Full-Day
(9:00- 4:00)
Backyard Science
Full-Day
(9:00- 4:00)
Backyard Science
Full-Day
(9:00- 4:00)
Backyard Science
Full-Day
(9:00- 4:00)
Backyard Science
Full-Day
(9:00- 4:00)
June 5- 9 Fairies in the Forest
Half-Day
(9:00- 1:00)
Fairies in the Forest
Half-Day
(9:00- 1:00)
Fairies in the Forest
Half-Day
(9:00- 1:00)
Fairies in the Forest
Half-Day
(9:00- 1:00)
Garden Detectives
Full-Day
(9:00- 4:00)
Garden Detectives
Full-Day
(9:00- 4:00)
Garden Detectives
Full-Day
(9:00- 4:00)
Garden Detectives
Full-Day
(9:00- 4:00)
Garden Detectives
Full-Day
(9:00- 4:00)
June 12- 16 Bugs: Heroes and Villains
Half-Day
(9:00- 1:00)
Bugs: Heroes and Villains
Hal
f-Day
(9:00- 1:00)
Bugs: Heroes and Villains
Ful
l-Day
(9:00- 4:00)
Bugs: Heroes and Villains
Ful
l-Day
(9:00- 4:00)
Bugs: Heroes and Villains
Ful
l-Day
(9:00- 4:00)
Bugs: Heroes and Villains
Ful
l-Day
(9:00- 4:00)
Bugs: Heroes and Villains
Ful
l-Day
(9:00- 4:00)
Bugs: Heroes and Villains
Ful
l-Day
(9:00- 4:00)
Bugs: Heroes and Villains
Ful
l-Day
(9:00- 4:00)
June 19- 23 Outdoor Scientists
Full-Day
(9:00- 3:00)
Outdoor Scientists
Full-Day
(9:00- 3:00)
Outdoor Scientists
Full-Day
(9:00- 4:00)
Outdoor Scientists
Full-Day
(9:00- 4:00)
Outdoor Scientists
Full-Day
(9:00- 4:00)
Outdoor Scientists
Full-Day
(9:00- 4:00)
Outdoor Scientists
Full-Day
(9:00- 4:00)
Outdoor Scientists
Full-Day
(9:00- 4:00)
Outdoor Scientists
Full-Day
(9:00- 4:00)
June 19- 23 Outdoor Scientists
Half-Day
(9:00- 1:00)
June 26- 30 Backyard Science
Full-Day
(9:00- 3:00)
Backyard Science
Full-Day
(9:00- 3:00)
Backyard Science
Full-Day
(9:00- 4:00)
Backyard Science
Full-Day
(9:00- 4:00)
Nature by Design
Full-Day
(9:00- 4:00)
Nature by Design
Full-Day
(9:00- 4:00)
Nature by Design
Full-Day
(9:00- 4:00)
Nature by Design
Full-Day
(9:00- 4:00)
Nature by Design
Full-Day
(9:00- 4:00)
June 26- 30 Garden Detectives
Full-Day
(9:00- 4:00)
Garden Detectives
Full-Day
(9:00- 4:00)
July 10- 14 Fairies in the Forest
Half-Day
(9:00- 1:00)
Fairies in the Forest
Half-Day
(9:00- 1:00)
Fairies in the Forest
Half-Day
(9:00- 1:00)
Fairies in the Forest
Half-Day
(9:00- 1:00)
Nature’s Engineers
Full-Day
(9:00- 4:00)
Nature’s Engineers
Full-Day
(9:00- 4:00)
Garden STEM
Full-Day
(9:00- 4:00)
Garden STEM
Full-Day
(9:00- 4:00)
Garden STEM
Full-Day
(9:00- 4:00)
July 17- 21 Eco Adventurers
Full-Day
(9:00- 3:00)
Eco Adventurers
Full-Day
(9:00- 3:00)
Eco Adventurers
Full-Day
(9:00- 4:00)
Eco Adventurers
Full-Day
(9:00- 4:00)
Eco Adventurers
Full-Day
(9:00- 4:00)
Eco Adventurers
Full-Day
(9:00- 4:00)
Eco Adventurers
Full-Day
(9:00- 4:00)
Eco Adventurers
Full-Day
(9:00- 4:00)
Eco Adventurers
Full-Day
(9:00- 4:00)
July 17- 21 Bugs: Heroes and Villains
Half-Day
(9:00- 1:00)
Bugs: Heroes and Villains
Half-Day
(9:00- 1:00)
Bugs: Heroes and Villains
Full-Day
(9:00- 4:00)
Bugs: Heroes and Villains
Full-Day
(9:00- 4:00)
Bugs: Heroes and Villains
Full-Day
(9:00- 4:00)
July 24- 28 Camp “I Wanna Know Why”
Full-Day
(9:00- 3:00)
Camp “I Wanna Know Why”
Full-Day
(9:00- 3:00)
Camp “I Wanna Know Why”
Full-Day
(9:00- 4:00)
Camp “I Wanna Know Why”
Full-Day
(9:00- 4:00)
Camp “I Wanna Know Why”
Full-Day
(9:00- 4:00)
Camp “I Wanna Know Why”
Full-Day
(9:00- 4:00)
Camp “I Wanna Know Why”
Full-Day
(9:00- 4:00)
Camp “I Wanna Know Why”
Full-Day
(9:00- 4:00)
Camp “I Wanna Know Why”
Full-Day
(9:00- 4:00)
4 years 5 years 6 years 7 years 8 years 9 years 10 years 11 years 12 years

Extended Care

Extended Care is available in the morning and/or afternoon for an additional fee per week. Morning Extended Care hours are 7:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. Afternoon Extended Care hours are 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Registration for Extended Care must be completed in advance. No payments or registrations for Extended Care will be accepted at the Garden.

Morning (7:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.): $50/week
Afternoon (4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.): $50/week 

May 30 – June 2 ($40)

June 5- 9

June 12- 16

June 19- 23

June 26- 30

July 10- 14

July 17- 21

July 24- 28



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