Education

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


Creative Construction Class, Ages 6-9
Saturday April 25, 2015 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Anderson Education Center Classroom

[ Read more. ]

HR

Creative Construction Class, Ages 10-14
Saturday April 25, 2015 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Anderson Education Center Classroom

[ Read more. ]

HR

Nature Connects Lego® Brick Build Areas
Saturday April 25, 2015
Boeing Education Classroom/The Gallery Race Track

Two creative build areas provide a fun, interactive activity. Our build area theme is "Play and Let it Stay!"

[ Read more. ]

HR

Creative Construction Class, Ages 10-14
Sunday April 26, 2015 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Anderson Education Center Classroom

[ Read more. ]

HR

Nature Connects Lego® Brick Build Areas
Sunday April 26, 2015
Boeing Education Classroom/The Gallery Race Track

Two creative build areas provide a fun, interactive activity. Our build area theme is "Play and Let it Stay!"

[ Read more. ]

HR

Nature Connects Lego® Brick Build Areas
Saturday May 2, 2015
Boeing Education Classroom/The Gallery Race Track

Two creative build areas provide a fun, interactive activity. Our build area theme is "Play and Let it Stay!"

[ Read more. ]

HR

Nature Connects Lego® Brick Build Areas
Sunday May 3, 2015
Boeing Education Classroom/The Gallery Race Track

Two creative build areas provide a fun, interactive activity. Our build area theme is "Play and Let it Stay!"

[ Read more. ]

HR

Nature Connects Lego® Brick Build Areas
Saturday May 9, 2015
Boeing Education Classroom/The Gallery Race Track

Two creative build areas provide a fun, interactive activity. Our build area theme is "Play and Let it Stay!"

[ Read more. ]

HR

Nature Connects Lego® Brick Build Areas
Sunday May 10, 2015
Boeing Education Classroom/The Gallery Race Track

Two creative build areas provide a fun, interactive activity. Our build area theme is "Play and Let it Stay!"

[ Read more. ]

HR

Nature Connects Lego® Brick Build Areas
Saturday May 16, 2015
Boeing Education Classroom/The Gallery Race Track

Two creative build areas provide a fun, interactive activity. Our build area theme is "Play and Let it Stay!"

[ Read more. ]

HR

Nature Connects Lego® Brick Build Areas
Sunday May 17, 2015
Boeing Education Classroom/The Gallery Race Track

Two creative build areas provide a fun, interactive activity. Our build area theme is "Play and Let it Stay!"

[ Read more. ]

HR

Nature Connects Lego® Brick Build Areas
Saturday May 23, 2015
Boeing Education Classroom/The Gallery Race Track

Two creative build areas provide a fun, interactive activity. Our build area theme is "Play and Let it Stay!"

[ Read more. ]

HR

Creative Construction Class, Ages 6-9
Saturday May 23, 2015 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Anderson Education Center Classroom

Build connections between the natural world and LEGO® Bricks. This is a make and take class.

[ Read more. ]

HR

Creative Construction Class, Ages 10-14
Saturday May 23, 2015 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Anderson Education Center Classroom

Build connections between the natural world and LEGO® Bricks. This is a make and take class.

[ Read more. ]

HR

Nature Connects Lego® Brick Build Areas
Sunday May 24, 2015
Boeing Education Classroom/The Gallery Race Track

Two creative build areas provide a fun, interactive activity. Our build area theme is "Play and Let it Stay!"

[ Read more. ]

HR

Creative Construction Class, Ages 10-14
Sunday May 24, 2015 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Anderson Education Center Classroom

[ Read more. ]

HR

Micro City
Saturday May 30, 2015
Murray Hall

Micro City LEGO® Nation is for ages 8 & up. The group will create a community piece to be displayed at the Garden during the Nature Connects Art with LEGO® Bricks exhibit; 10–11:30 am & 2–3:30 pm

[ Read more. ]

HR

Hikes for Tykes
Saturday May 30, 2015 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Meet at the Garden Railway

Fresh Air Family and the Garden have partnered to bring you Hikes for Tykes, an outdoor environmental education program designed specifically for pre-school children. Guided walks will be offered the last Saturday of every month, January through October, 2015 (except April).

[ Read more. ]

HR

Nature Connects Lego® Brick Build Areas
Saturday May 30, 2015
Boeing Education Classroom/The Gallery Race Track

Two creative build areas provide a fun, interactive activity. Our build area theme is "Play and Let it Stay!"

[ Read more. ]

HR

Nature Connects Lego® Brick Build Areas
Sunday May 31, 2015
Boeing Education Classroom/The Gallery Race Track

[ Read more. ]

HR

Building Connections with Nature Camp, K-2
Monday June 1, 2015 - Friday June 5, 2015
Anderson Education Center Classroom

Children will have loads of fun as they use LEGO® bricks to explore the world of engineering, architecture, and nature in an open, friendly and team-based environment

[ Read more. ]

HR

Seeds to Sprouts: Fabulous Fruits
Friday June 5, 2015 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Anderson Education Center Classroom

Enjoy stories, lessons, hands-on activities and walks in the Garden. This program is geared for children age 2-5.

[ Read more. ]

HR

Nature Connects Lego® Brick Build Areas
Saturday June 6, 2015
Boeing Education Classroom/The Gallery Race Track

Two creative build areas provide a fun, interactive activity. Our build area theme is "Play and Let it Stay!"

[ Read more. ]

HR

Nature Connects Lego® Brick Build Areas
Sunday June 7, 2015
Boeing Education Classroom/The Gallery Race Track

Two creative build areas provide a fun, interactive activity. Out build area theme is "Play and Let it Stay!"

[ Read more. ]

HR

Building Connections with Nature Camp, Grades 3-6
Monday June 8, 2015 9:00 am - Friday June 12, 2015 4:30 pm
Anderson Education Center Classroom

Children will have loads of fun as they use LEGO® bricks to explore the world of engineering, architecture, and nature in an open, friendly and team-based environment.

[ Read more. ]

HR

Nature Connects Lego® Brick Build Areas
Saturday June 13, 2015
Boeing Education Classroom/The Gallery Race Track

Two creative build areas provide a fun, interactive activity. Our build area theme is "Play and Let it Stay!"

[ Read more. ]

HR

Nature Connects Lego® Brick Build Areas
Sunday June 14, 2015
Boeing Education Classroom/The Gallery Race Track

Two creative build areas provide a fun, interactive activity. Our build area theme is "Play and Let it Stay!"

[ Read more. ]

HR

Jr. Master Gardener Camp, Level I
Monday June 15, 2015 - Friday June 19, 2015
Anderson Education Center

In this nationally recognized program, your child can learn about gardening and taking care of their community.

[ Read more. ]

HR

Seeds to Sprouts: Veritable Vegetables
Friday June 19, 2015 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.

[ Read more. ]

HR

Nature Connects Lego® Brick Build Areas
Saturday June 20, 2015
Boeing Education Classroom/The Gallery Race Track

Two creative build areas provide a fun, interactive activity. Our build area theme is "Play and Let it Stay!"

[ Read more. ]

HR

Nature Connects Lego® Brick Build Areas
Sunday June 21, 2015
Boeing Education Classroom/The Gallery Race Track

Two creative build areas provide a fun, interactive activity. Our build area theme is "Play and Let it Stay!"

[ Read more. ]

HR

Junior Robotics: Amazing Mechanisms
Monday June 22, 2015 - Friday June 26, 2015
Anderson Education Center

Students learn to build and program structures that move.

[ Read more. ]

HR

Nature Connects Lego® Brick Build Areas
Saturday June 27, 2015
Boeing Education Classroom/The Gallery Race Track

Two creative build areas provide a fun, interactive activity. Our build area theme is "Play and Let it Stay!"

[ Read more. ]

HR

Nature Connects Lego® Brick Build Areas
Sunday June 28, 2015
Boeing Education Classroom/The Gallery Race Track

Two creative build areas provide a fun, interactive activity. Our build area theme is "Play and Let it Stay!"

[ Read more. ]

HR

Nature Connects Lego® Brick Build Areas
Sunday July 5, 2015
Boeing Education Classroom/The Gallery Race Track

Two creative guild areas provide a fun, interactive activity. Our build area theme is "Play and Let it Stay!"

[ Read more. ]

HR

Seeds To Sprouts: Don't Forget the Dairy
Friday July 10, 2015 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.

[ Read more. ]

HR

Nature Connects Lego® Brick Build Areas
Saturday July 11, 2015
Boeing Education Classroom/The Gallery Race Track

Two creative build areas provide a fun, interactive activity. Our build area theme is "Play and Let it Stay!"

[ Read more. ]

HR

Nature Connects Lego® Brick Build Areas
Sunday July 12, 2015
Boeing Education Classroom/The Gallery Race Track

Two creative build areas provide a fun, interactive activity. Our build area theme is "Play and Let it Stay!"

[ Read more. ]

HR

Junior Robotics: Wild Animals
Monday July 13, 2015 9:00 am - Friday July 17, 2015 4:30 pm
Anderson Education Center

Students learn to build and program structures that move.

[ Read more. ]

HR

Nature Connects Lego® Brick Build Areas
Saturday July 18, 2015
Boeing Education Classroom/The Gallery Race Track

Two creative build areas provide a fun, interactive activity. Our build area theme is "Play and Let it "Stay"

[ Read more. ]

HR

Nature Connects Lego® Brick Build Areas
Sunday July 19, 2015
Boeing Education Classroom/The Gallery Race Track

Two creative build areas provide a fun, interactive activity. Our build area theme is "Play and Let it Stay!"

[ Read more. ]

HR

Gross Out Camp
Monday July 20, 2015 - Friday July 24, 2015
Anderson Education Center

Join expert naturalists as we explore the best of the worst nature has to offer.

[ Read more. ]

HR

Nature Connects Lego® Brick Build Areas
Saturday July 25, 2015
Boeing Education Classroom/The Gallery Race Track

Two creative build areas provide a fun, interactive activity. Our build area theme is "Play and Let it Stay!"

[ Read more. ]

HR

Nature Connects Lego® Brick Build Areas
Sunday July 26, 2015
Boeing Education Classroom/The Gallery Race Track

Two creative build areas provide a fun, interactive activity. Our build area theme is "Play and Let it Stay!"

[ Read more. ]

HR

Jr. Master Gardener Camp, Level II
Monday July 27, 2015 - Friday July 31, 2015
Anderson Education Center

Students learn about gardening and taking care of their community

[ Read more. ]

 

 

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.