Camps and Classes

There are a variety of programs for children and teenagers at the Garden, including individual and family classes, camps for children, and birthday parties.

Please contact us on our new numbers:
Soozie Pline- or 256-837-4344
Misty Hertzig- or 256-837-4104

Reptile Roundup - Life Science in the Garden, grades 3-5
Wednesday January 16, 2013 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Anderson Education Center Classroom

Learn to distinguish reptiles from amphibians and to classify reptiles by their order. There are four reptile orders in existence today. We will focus our attention on the order, Squamata which includes 9,150 species of lizards, snakes, and worm lizards. Experience a live reptile demonstration!

3rd-5th: Students examine misconceptions about herps (the collective name given to reptiles and amphibians), how they have been viewed throughout history, and how reptiles and amphibians are similar to and different from one another. Live animal demonstration included.

Fee: Members $8, Non-members $10 (includes all materials and supplies)
Reservations required. For reservation information and payment options, click here.

All of our new homeschool options align with curricula for K-2, 3-5, and 6-8. Each program uses the Garden’s 120 acres of developed and natural areas as a teaching classroom, while connecting to National Education Standards and the Alabama Course of Study.