Children

Camps and Classes

There are a variety of programs for children and teenagers at the Garden, including individual and family classes, camps for children, and birthday parties.

Please contact us on our new numbers:
Soozie Pline- spline@hsvbg.org or 256-837-4344
Misty Hertzig- mhertzig@hsvbg.org or 256-837-4104


Family Campout in the Garden
Friday May 2, 2014 6:00 pm - Saturday May 3, 2014 5:00 pm

Families will enjoy a fun night sleeping under the stars!

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Mother's Day Garden Tea Party and Butterfly Release
Sunday May 11, 2014
Anderson Education Center and Purdy Butterfly House

Catered tea party, gift bags and butterfly release into our open aired butterfly house; seatings at 12:30-1:15 p.m., 1:30-2:15 p.m.

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Alice's Garden of Wonders Camp
Monday June 2, 2014 - Friday June 6, 2014
Anderson Education Center Classroom

Each day has its own independent activities centering around our summer exhibit, "Alice’s Garden of Wonders." ages 6-11

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Jr. Master Gardener, Level II
Monday June 9, 2014 - Friday June 13, 2014

In this nationally recognized program, your child can help foil the twisted plans of Dr. Thistle and his menacing gang. Camps for grades 1-3 and 4-6.

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Seeds to Sprouts: Sunflowers
Friday June 13, 2014 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Boeing Education Classroom

Enjoy stories, lessons, hands-on activities and guided tours of our garden areas.
This program is geared for children age 2-5.

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Magic School Bus Camp
Monday June 16, 2014 - Friday June 20, 2014
Boeing Education Classroom

Campers will start each day reading one of the Magic School Bus stories and then do activities and experiments to go along with it; grades 1-3

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Palettes in Wonderland Camp - Grades 4-6
Monday June 16, 2014 - Friday June 20, 2014
Anderson Education Center Classroom

Join the fun this summer as we mix traditional and non-traditional methods to create works of art inspired by Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland and your Garden adventures.

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Seeds to Sprouts: Snails
Friday June 20, 2014 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Anderson Education Center Classroom

Enjoy stories, lessons, hands-on activities and guided tours of our garden areas.
This program is geared for children age 2-5.

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Palettes in Wonderland Camp - Grades 1-3
Monday June 23, 2014 - Friday June 27, 2014
Anderson Education Center Classroom

Join us as we create peculiar works of art inspired by Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland and using our own Garden characters and imagery; 9 am-4:30 pm

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Rabbits and Roses
Monday June 23, 2014 - Friday June 27, 2014
Boeing Education Classroom

Campers will learn about animals and plants while we explore the world of Alice here at the Garden; ages 4-6

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Cooking in Alice's Garden
Monday July 7, 2014 - Friday July 11, 2014
Anderson Education Center Classroom

From bread and butter-flies to teas and cakes, this camp will be a delicious treat for campers; grades 1-3 and 4-6

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Seeds to Sprouts: Snakes
Friday July 11, 2014 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Boeing Education Classroom

Enjoy stories, lessons, hands-on activities and guided tours of our garden areas.
This program is geared for children age 2-5.

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Palettes in Wonderland Camp - Grades 4-6
Monday July 14, 2014 - Friday July 18, 2014
Anderson Education Center Classroom

Come join the fun this summer as we mix traditional and non-traditional methods to create works of art inspired by Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland and your Garden adventures.

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Unbe'leaf'able Trees Camp
Monday July 14, 2014 - Friday July 18, 2014
Boeing Education Classroom

Explore the world of trees from deep down in the ground starting with the roots and ending the week high in the sky with the tops of the trees; ages 4-6

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Wildlife Junior Master Gardener Camp
Monday July 21, 2014 - Friday July 25, 2014

Become a certified wildlife gardener in this program designed by the NWF and Junior Master Gardener programs, camps for grades 1-3 and 4-6

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Alice's Garden of Wonders Camp
Monday July 28, 2014 - Friday August 1, 2014
Anderson Education Center Classroom

Each day has its own independent activities centering around our summer exhibit, Alice’s Garden of Wonders. You can send your camper just one day or all of them.

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All class lessons and activities are appropriate for a multi-age group of students from kindergarten through fifth grade. Depending on number and grade level of registered participants, we may divide classes into two grade-specific groups of K-2nd & 3rd-5th.

Registration is required for all camps and classes.
Questions:
Contact the Education Department at 256-837-4104 or e-mail mhertzig@hsvbg.org.

All camps offer early drop-off. Times vary per camp. Cost is $5 per child per day.

Registration & Cancellation:

  • Participants must be pre-registered for all programs. There will be no registration the day of programs due to supply and class size limitations.
  • No refunds will be given to participants who do not attend their scheduled program.
  • All cancellations must be received 2 weeks in advance for camps and 48 hours in advance for classes to receive a full refund.
  •  Cancellations of camp reservations ! week in advance will receive a credit for a future program.
  • Cancellations for classes within 48 hours of class time will not receive a refund.
  • HBG reserves the right to cancel any program if a minimum number of participants are not registered. If this happens, another class option or 100% of registration fees will be refunded.