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Family Camp Out in the Garden and BOOtanica
Friday October 24, 2014 - Saturday October 25, 2014: 5:00 pm - 8:00 am
Dogwood Grove

We're excited about hosting another family camp out in the Garden!

We’ll check you in at the  solar panels in front of the Visitor Center. From there you will drive to the back of the Garden to park and unload your gear.  If you are new to our camping experience we have maps and directions to give you at check-in. If not, well then, welcome back!

Schedule Friday
    5:00-6:00 pm: Set-up (bring your own tent and bedding)
    6:00-7:00 pm: Dinner provided by Huntsville Botanical Garden***
    7:30-9:30 pm: Flashlight night hike led by Garden staff, telescope viewing with Von Braun Astronomical Society, roast marshmallows for S’mores (bring your own flashlight!)
    10:00 pm        Bedtime!

Schedule Saturday:
    7:00-8:00 am          Take Down Camp & Breakfast***
    8:00-10:00 am        Explore the Garden
    10:00 am-2:00 pm  BOOtanica

***menus

  • Dinner: hot dogs, buns, carrots & dip, chips, potato salad, tea, juice boxes and water
  • Snack: graham crackers, chocolate bars, marshmallows
  • Breakfast: coffee, juice boxes, fresh fruit, breakfast bars, yogurt
Members: Parent & Child $60; Family of Four $100; Extra Child or Parent $25