Summer Day Camps


Arboretum campers make new friends and explore science concepts while discovering the wonder of the natural world in a fun, hands-on setting through unique, nature-themed experiences.

 

Summer Day Camp Registration is closed for 2019.

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Ages 5 - 7
Day Camps ages 7-11 Ages 7 - 11
 smiling girl in a canoe on Lake Tamarak Ages 11 - 14
Age 12 - 15
Teen Counselor-in-Training
Calendar at a glance grid 2019 Kids Programs
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Arboretum Education Office Hours
          Mon - Fri, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
          Sat - Sun, noon - 4 p.m.
Email Arboretum Education at
          arbedu@umn.edu
Call Arboretum Education at
          612-301-1210


Member Perk!

Arboretum Members may invite non-members to attend a class with them at the discounted member rate! Simply register for all participants at the same time in the same order and select the "member" rate for each person at checkout.


Cancellation Policy

Prior to registering, please review the cancellation policy


Waitlist

The best chance of being enrolled in a sold out class is to add your name to the waitlist. Click the orange "waitlist" button and complete the steps, or call 612-301-1210. There is no obligation to register if a spot opens. If the waitlist shows enough demand, additional class sessions may be added.


Program Quick Links

FREE & LOW COST
          PlantMaker Studio
          NaturePlay for Wee Ones
          
Garden Fun Stops
          
1-Hour Tram Tour
          Guided Walking Tours 
          
StoryTime
          Q&A at the Yard & Garden Desk

YOUTH & FAMILIES
Youth+Adult Together Programs
       Ages 3-5 with adult
       Ages 5-12 with adult

Summer Youth Programs
       Ages 6-12 Groups/Summer Field Trips
       Ages 5-13 Weekly Children's Garden
       Ages 5-7 Day Camps
       Ages 7-11 Day Camps

ADULTS
Gardening & Horticulture Classes
      
Gardening - General
     
Houseplants
       Edible Gardening
       Landscape & Design
     
Floral & Botanical Crafts
      Seasonal Holiday
Pollinators
       Pollinators - Misc
       Special Access Experiences
Fine Art & Crafts Classes

       
Painting & Drawing

       Mixed Media
       Floral & Botanical Crafts
       Jewelry & Wearable Art
       Fiber Arts
       Stone Balancing & Sculpture
       Open Art Studio
       Seasonal Holiday
Photography Classes
       Photography
       Special Access Experiences
Food & Wine Classes
       Dine with a Chef
       Cooking Classes
       Wine
Books

       Book Club
Nature Appreciation
       Birds
       Trees
       Signature Guided Walks
       Shinrin-yoku
Nature-Based Therapeutics
       
Shinrin-yoku


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