Summer Day Camps 2021


For your safety during summer 2021, we are keeping our groups small and avoiding the need for campers from different groups to mix together. All sessions will be held primarily outdoors and will follow all current state and university guidelines for COVID-19 safety protocols, which are subject to change.

camper holding up cute frogs at the Arboretum

Frogs & Forests: A Magic School Bus Adventure Day Camp (Ages 5 - 7)

$132 member/$147 non-member, includes Arboretum admission and all project supplies. Please review the Covid Safety information prior to registering.

REGISTER SOLD OUT. Add your name to the waitlist
Monday-Thursday, July 19-22, 9 a.m.-noon
Limit 12, Meet at the Learning Center
REGISTER SOLD OUT. Add your name to the waitlist
Monday-Thursday, August 9-12, 9 a.m.-noon
Limit 12, Meet at the Learning Center

Join in for a wild ride! Based on the celebrated series, "The Magic School Bus," this camp comes to life through literature, songs, puppets, and different science-themed adventures each day.
  • Play in a frog band, create crafty jumping frogs, act out an amphibian's life cycle and discover which ones make their home at the Arb
  • Uncover the hidden world of the smallest seeds and tallest trees with microscopes, binoculars, planting projects, and seed explosions!
  • Make surprising discoveries while playing games, adventuring through the forest and going on scavenger hunts.
Magic School Bus is a trademark of Scholastic Inc; this camp is inspired by (but not affiliated with) the Magic School Bus books.

CANCELLATION POLICY: Camps may be refunded up to 30 days prior to the camp start date for a full refund minus a $25 cancellation fee. No refunds will be given to those who withdraw less than 30 days prior to the start date. Should the Arboretum need to cancel the program for any reason, a full refund will be given. See full Youth Education cancellation policy.

CAMP WAIVER/RELEASE: Adults registering children for in-person Arboretum Day Camps accept the terms of the waiver and release as part of the online checkout process.



Summer Youth FAQ

Arboretum Education Office
Mon - Fri, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.*
*We are temporarily working from home, we may return phone messages from a home phone 

Cancellations & Exchanges
Cancellation policy

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

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