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Huntsville Botanical Garden

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4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States
(256) 830-4447

March 2020

Yoga at the Garden

March 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Huntsville Botanical Garden, 4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States

This event has been cancelled on this date. Instructor: Cristina Lynn Worcester Connect with nature and immerse yourself in the peace of the Garden with these standalone classes. You can come for one or all! Please bring comfortable workout clothing and your yoga mat. Classes will be held outdoors, weather permitting.   Garden Members: $15Non-Members: $25 (price includes Garden admission)  Register for March 14Register for March 28Register for April 4Register for April 25

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Composting 101

March 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Huntsville Botanical Garden, 4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States

The March 28 Composting 101 class will be postponed at this time with an intent to reschedule as we are able to. Please check back for updated information. Instructor: Jennifer Davidson, HBG Horticulture Specialist This class is for absolute composting beginners! You’ll learn how to turn kitchen and landscape “waste” into a valuable, nutritive, and best of all, FREE soil amendment for your garden. We will discuss different methods of active and passive composting, as well as vermiculture and leaf mold. …

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Tree Selection for Landscapes

March 29 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Huntsville Botanical Garden, 4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States

The March 29 Tree Selection for Landscapes Program will be postponed with an intent to reschedule as we are able. Instructor: Chris Stuhlinger, Certified Arborist Learn the basics of selecting the right tree for your property. We will discuss the reasons for planting, site conditions, tree characteristics, suggested species to plant, and species to avoid. Included will be some non-native species, small trees, and street trees. The pros and cons of the various planting stock sizes and types will be summarized.…

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April 2020

ZimSculpt

April 3 @ 12:00 am - May 31 @ 11:59 pm
Huntsville Botanical Garden, 4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States

The ZimSculpt exhibit has been postponed with an intent to reschedule when we are able. Please check back for updated information. This spring Huntsville Botanical Garden will be home to a world-renowned display of modern Zimbabwean stone sculptures. Based in Harare, ZimSculpt is a family-run business that represents approximately 250 world-renowned sculptors and young apprentices from all over Zimbabwe. Their award-winning exhibition has been touring since 2000 and boasts the largest collection of Shona sculpture in Zimbabwe. Over 100 large…

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Seeds to Sprouts

April 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Huntsville Botanical Garden, 4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States

The March 20 Seeds to Sprouts class has been cancelled. Please check back for updated information and rescheduled dates. Enjoy exciting stories for the season, crafts, learning activities, and walks (weather permitting) in the Garden with your little Sprout! Each class offers a different adventure to get your little one experiencing nature and all it has to offer. Enjoy exciting stories for the season, crafts, learning activities, and walks (weather permitting) in the Garden with your little Sprout! Each class…

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Plant Invaders Workshop

April 25 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Huntsville Botanical Garden, 4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States

The March 21 Plant Invaders Workshop is cancelled. Please check back for information on future dates for this class. Instructor: Jennifer Davidson, HBG Horticulture Specialist The Plant Invaders project is a Huntsville Botanical Garden educational outreach effort to inform members, visitors, volunteers, and staff about locally problematic invasive plant species identification and current best methods of control. HBG has identified six invasive plant species that are particularly problematic in the Garden and the surrounding areas. Each workshop will have a…

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June 2020

Wonders of the Garden Daily Summer Camp (June)

June 1 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Huntsville Botanical Garden, 4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States

For children entering Grades K – 6 Each day will have its own theme and set of activities that teach about the building blocks of a natural habitat. Students will learn about living and non-living organisms, their habitats, how they interact with each other (and us!), and the impact they have on our environment. Campers will have an opportunity to participate in the other events taking place in the garden, providing it is age appropriate. Your child can come all week…

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Junior Master Gardener Summer Camp

June 8 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Huntsville Botanical Garden, 4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States

This nationally recognized program centers around learning about gardening and getting your hands dirty! Activities will be mostly outdoor with some indoor as well. Campers need to be prepared to get down in the dirt and work in the garden as part of the week’s activities. Register Here(Grades K-2) Register Here(Grades 3-4) Register Here(Grades 5-6) Garden Member: $220/weekNon-member: $250/week Early Drop-Off starting at 7:30 a.m. $5/day per child or $20/week Please Note: Camp activities will take place primarily outdoors.Students will need to…

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Daisy and Brownie Girl Scout Summer Camp

June 15 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Huntsville Botanical Garden, 4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States

For current Daisies and Brownies (Grades K-3) Your Girl Scout will enjoy an adventure outdoors at the Garden while completing the Welcome to the Daisy Flower Garden Journey and the WOW! Wonders of Water Brownie Journey. Activities throughout the week will fill the requirements for both and include a take action project to be completed in the Garden. Badges are included in the price of the camp. Garden Member: $220/weekNon-member: $250/week Early Drop-Off starting at 7:30 a.m. $5/day per child…

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Literature in the Garden Summer Camp

June 15 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Huntsville Botanical Garden, 4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States

For children entering kindergarten. Nature has a lot of stories to tell! We'll spend the week reading stories and exploring outdoor spaces to apply what we learn. Topics include what plants need to survive, environmental awareness, animals in the garden, container gardening, and identifying plant parts and their functions. Register HereJune 15-19 Register HereJuly 6-10 Garden Member: $220/weekNon-Member: $250/week Please Note:Camp activities will take place primarily outdoors.Students will need to provide a morning snack (including drink), a lunch, and an…

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Wildlife Gardening Summer Camp

June 15 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Huntsville Botanical Garden, 4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States

For children entering Grades 1-2 Plants play such an important role in our world! We'll learn methods of gardening that support our local wildlife and discover how we can make a positive impact on our environment. Register Here Garden Member: $220/weekNon-Member: $250/week Please note:Camp activities will take place primarily outdoors.Students will need to provide a morning snack (including drink), a lunch, and an afternoon snack.

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Exploring Ecosystems Summer Camp

June 15 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Huntsville Botanical Garden, 4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States

For children entering Grades 3 - 4 Ecosystems are made up of living and nonliving elements. With lots of hands-on activities, we'll take a deep look at the producers, consumers, and decomposers that make up the unique ecosystems in the Garden. Register HereJune 15-19 Register HereJuly 20-24 Garden Member: $220/weekNon-Member: $250/week Please note:Camp activities will take place primarily outdoors.Students will need to provide a morning snack (including drink), a lunch, and an afternoon snack.

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Unbe-leaf-able Trees Summer Camp

June 22 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Huntsville Botanical Garden, 4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States

For children entering Grades 2-4 Campers will spend the week exploring the amazing world of trees. We will work from the ground up to understand the role of trees in our world and experience the nature they provide for us. Register HereGrades 2-4 Register HereGrades 5-6 Garden Member: $220/weekNon-member: $250/week Early Drop-Off starting at 7:30 a.m. $5/day per child or $20/week Please Note:Camp activities will take place primarily outdoors.Students will need to provide a morning snack (including drink), a lunch,…

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Magic Tree House Summer Camp

June 22 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Huntsville Botanical Garden, 4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States

For children entering Kindergarten or Grade 1 (separate camps) Travel through time and learn about nature with Jack and Annie from the bestselling Magic Tree House series! Topics for the week will include layers of the forest, food chains and webs, weather patterns, conservation, rock cycles and soil, and biomes. Register HereKindergarten Register HereGrade 1 Garden Member: $220/weekNon-Member: $250/week Please note:Camp activities will take place primarily outdoors.Students will need to provide a morning snack (including drink), a lunch, and an…

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July 2020

Nature: Inside and Out Summer Camp

July 6 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Huntsville Botanical Garden, 4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States

For children entering Grades 1-3 Each day we'll participate in nature activities inspired by the popular series, The Magic School Bus. We'll read books that explore the inner workings of nature and then we'll head outdoors to experience it ourselves! Register HereGrades 1-3 Garden Member: $220/weekNon-member: $250/week Early Drop-Off starting at 7:30 a.m. $5/day per child or $20/week Please Note:Camp activities will take place primarily outdoors.Students will need to provide a morning snack (including drink), a lunch, and an afternoon…

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Plants, Plants, Plants! Summer Camp

July 6 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Huntsville Botanical Garden, 4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States

For children entering Grades 4 - 6 Humans rely on plants for food, clean air, water, fuel, clothing, shelter, and much more. We'll learn about the different ways plants have been used historically, how some of those uses have changed, and the vital role plants will continue to play in our future. Register HereGrades 4-6 Garden Members: $220/weekNon-Members: $250/week Please note:Camp activities will take place primarily outdoors.Students will need to provide a morning snack (including drink), a lunch, and an afternoon snack.

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Junior Master Gardener Summer Camp: Grades 3-5

July 13 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Huntsville Botanical Garden, 4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States

For children entering Grades 3-5 This nationally recognized program centers around learning about gardening and getting your hands dirty! Activities will include mostly outdoor activities with some indoor as well. Campers need to be prepared to get down in the dirt and work in the garden as part of the week’s activities. Register HereKindergarten Register HereGrades 1-2 Register HereGrades 3-6 Garden Member: $220/weekNon-member: $250/week Early Drop-Off starting at 7:30 a.m. $5/day per child or $20/week Please Note: Camp activities will take place…

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Senses in Nature

July 20 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Huntsville Botanical Garden, 4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States

For children entering Grades K-2 Our senses help us experience the natural world in amazing ways. Campers will use their five senses to explore areas in the Garden, developing an appreciation for the world around them and enjoying it at the same time! Register HereGrades K-2 Garden Member: $220/weekNon-member: $250/week Early Drop-Off starting at 7:30 a.m.$5/day per child or $20/week Please Note: We provide one afternoon snack for full day camps. Students will need to provide a morning snack (including drink) and a…

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Art in Nature Summer Camp

July 20 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Huntsville Botanical Garden, 4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States

For children entering Grades 5 - 6 Science and art are two subjects that go really well together: they both help us understand and describe the world around us. Hands-on activities will lead students on an exploration of the Garden. They'll then create different forms of art using natural craft materials to demonstrate what they've learned. Register HereGrades 5-6 Garden Member: $220/weekNon-Member: $250/week Please note:Camp activities will take place primarily outdoors.Students will need to provide a morning snack (including drink),…

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Wonders of the Garden Daily Summer Camp (July)

July 27 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Huntsville Botanical Garden, 4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States

For children entering Grades K-6 Each day will have its own theme and set of activities that teach about the building blocks of a natural habitat. Students will learn about living and non-living organisms, their habitats, how they interact with each other (and us!), and the impact they have on our environment. Campers will have an opportunity to participate in the other events taking place in the garden, providing it is age appropriate. Your child can come all week or…

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