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- or 256-837-4344
Misty Hertzig- or 256-837-4104

Homeschool: Weird and Wonderful Carnivorous Plants, grades K-2
Tuesday September 17, 2013 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Anderson Education Center Classroom

Home school program for K-2, September 17, 12-1:30 pm

Weird and Wonderful Carnivorous Plants - Biology in the Garden

Discover what’s so special about carnivorous plants; predatory green plants that kill animals in order to derive nutrition from their bodies! Lessons will include information about sundew, butterwort, venus flytrap, pitcher plant and bladderwort.

K-2: Using creative expression activities students will construct venus flytrap puppets to use in telling the story of a carnivorous plant.  We will explore the carnivorous plant bed in the Children’s Garden.   

Fee: Members $8, Non-members $10 (includes all materials and supplies)
Reservations required. For reservation information and payment options, click here.

All of our new homeschool options align with curricula for K–2, 3–5, and 6-8. Each program uses the Garden’s 120 acres of developed and natural areas as a teaching classroom, while connecting to National Education Standards and the Alabama Course of Study.