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.


Summer STEM Camps

Experience a summer of STEM excitement in 2024! Dive into our array of 10 distinct camp themes offered in June and July at the Huntsville Botanical Garden. With options tailored for ages 4-12, our camps cover a spectrum of engaging topics, from backyard scientists to the culinary wonders of “What’s Cooking.” Join us for an educational and fun-filled adventure this summer! Scroll down to browse all of our summer camp programs or click the button below 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.

4 Years 5 Years 6 Years 7 Years 8 Years 9 Years 10 Years 11 Years 12 Years
May 28-31 Backyard Science
Full-Day
Backyard Science
Full-Day
FULL
Backyard Science
Full-Day
FULL
Backyard Science
Full-Day
FULL
Backyard Science
Full-Day
FULL
Backyard Science
Full-Day
Backyard Science
Full-Day
Backyard Science
Full-Day
Backyard Science
Full-Day
June 3-7 Enchanted
Garden Friends
Half-Day
Enchanted Garden Friends
Full-Day
Enchanted Garden Friends
Full-Day
Eco Adventures
Full-Day
Eco Adventures
Full-Day
Eco Adventures
Full-Day
Eco Adventures
Full-Day
Eco Adventures
Full-Day
Eco Adventures
Full-Day
Garden Detectives
Full-Day
Garden Detectives
Full-Day
Garden Detectives
Full-Day
June 10-14 Outdoor Scientists
Half-Day
Outdoor Scientists
Half-Day
Outdoor Scientists
Full-Day
Outdoor Scientists
Full-Day
Outdoor Scientists
Full-Day
Outdoor Scientists
Full-Day
Outdoor Scientists
Full-Day
Outdoor Scientists
Full-Day
Outdoor Scientists
Full-Day
Outdoor Scientists
Full-Day
June 17-21 Bugs: Heroes & Villains
Half-Day
Bugs: Heroes & Villains
Half-Day
Bugs: Heroes
and Villains
Full-Day
Bugs: Heroes
and Villains
Full-Day
Nature’s Engineers
Full-Day
Nature’s Engineers
Full-Day
Nature’s Engineers
Full-Day
Nature’s Engineers
Full-Day
Nature’s Engineers
Full-Day
Bugs: Heroes
and Villains
Full-Day
June 24-28 What’s Cooking?
Half-Day
What’s Cooking?
Half-Day
FULL
What’s Cooking?
Full-Day
FULL
What’s Cooking?
Full-Day
What’s Cooking?
Full-Day
What’s Cooking?
Full-Day
What’s Cooking?
Full-Day
What’s Cooking?
Full-Day
What’s Cooking?
Full-Day
What’s Cooking?
Full-Day
July 8-12 Enchanted Garden Friends
Half-Day
Enchanted Garden Friends
Half-Day
Enchanted
Garden Friends
Full-Day
Enchanted
Garden Friends
Full-Day
Nature By Design
Full-Day
Nature By Design
Full-Day
Nature By Design
Full-Day
Nature By Design
Full-Day
Nature By Design
Full-Day
Enchanted
Garden Friends
Full-Day
July 15-19 Eco Adventures
Half-Day
Eco Adventures
Half-Day
Eco Adventures
Full-Day
Eco Adventures
Full-Day
Eco Adventures
Full-Day
Eco Adventures
Full-Day
Eco Adventures
Full-Day
Eco Adventures
Full-Day
Eco Adventures
Full-Day
Bugs: Heroes and Villains
Full-Day
Bugs: Heroes and Villains
Full-Day
July 22-26 Make a Splash! Make a Splash! Make a Splash! Make a Splash! Make a Splash! Make a Splash! Make a Splash! Make a Splash! Make a Splash!
4 Years 5 Years 6 Years 7 Years 8 Years 9 Years 10 Years 11 Years 12 Years

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.


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.

Pricing
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 28 – 31 ($40)

June 3 – 7

June 10 – 14

June 17 – 21

June 24 – 28

July 8 – 12

July 15 – 19

July 22 – 26


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