Summer Youth Programs
ONLINE CATALOG

 

Summer Day Camps
AGES 5 - 14
Explore unique nature-themed experiences while discovering the wonders of the natural world.

Summer Weekly Children's Garden
AGES 5 - 11
Grow a kid-sized plot of vegetables and flowers throughout the summer!

Groups (12 or more students)
SUGGESTED AGES 6 - 10
1-hour enrichment experiences with your class or group of friends!
 opening a honey bee hive at the Bee Center NEW! Special Access Experiences
SUGGESTED AGES 6 - ADULT
Put on a beekeeper suit and meet the honeybees at the Bee Center

Teen Counselor-In-Training
AGES 12 - 15

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Intergenerational TogetherTime
  • AGES 3-5 together with adult
  • AGES 5-12 together with adult

2020 Kids Programs
Calendar-at-a-Glance


Summer Youth Program FAQs & Forms

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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


Helpful Info

Cancellations & Exchanges
Cancellation policy

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.

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 form, 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
        
StoryTime
        Q&A at the Yard & Garden Desk

YOUTH & FAMILIES
Family Programs
       PeaPods for Preschoolers ages 3-5 w/adult
       TogetherTime ages 5-12 w/adult
 
      Homeschool Days

Summer Youth Programs
       Groups/Summer Field Trips
       Ages 5-11 Weekly Children's Garden
       Ages 12-15 Counselor-in-Training
       Ages 5-14 Summer Day Camps
          Day Camp Week-by-Week List (by age)
          Day Camp List (by camp name)

ADULTS
Gardening & Horticulture Classes
FEATURED Get Growing: Day of Garden Workshops
FEATURED Garden-to-Plate Workshop Day
      
Gardening - General
     
Houseplants
      Edible Gardening
      Landscape & Design
     
Floral & Botanical Crafts
     Schoolyard Gardens Conference
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
Photography Classes
       Photography
       Special Access Experiences
Food & Wine Classes
       Dine with a Chef
       Cooking Classes
       Wine
       Edible Gardening
       Garden-to-Plate Workshop Day
Books

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


Bios
       Instructors
       Arboretum Staff
       Education Department Statistics


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