Education

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. 

For Homeschool offerings click here!

Please contact us on our new numbers:
Soozie Pline- spline@hsvbg.org or 256-837-4344
Misty Hertzig- mhertzig@hsvbg.org or 256-837-4104


Magic Tree House: Animals Rising K-3rd Grade--FULL
Monday June 20, 2016 - Friday June 24, 2016
Anderson Education Center Classroom

What better way to explore the playhouses at the Garden than with Jack and Annie from the Magic Tree House book series? This week we will focus on the books about animals and where they live.

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Seeds To Sprouts: Pirates Arrrgh Great!
Friday June 24, 2016 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Anderson Education Center Classroom

Enjoy stories, lessons, hands-on activities and guided tours of our garden areas.
This program is geared for children age 2-5.

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Fantasy Gardening Rising 4th-6th Grade
Monday June 27, 2016 - Friday July 1, 2016
Anderson Education Center Classroom

Explore the fantasy world of Middle Earth and beyond in this camp about gardening in the magical realms and how it ties into our own world. This camp will be hands-on and include time in the Garden to get hands dirty.

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Seeds to Sprouts: Adventures in the Enchanted Forest
Friday July 8, 2016 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Anderson Education Center Classroom

Enjoy stories, lessons, hands-on activities and guided tours of our garden areas.
This program is geared for children age 2-5.

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Magic Tree House: Traveling through Time and Place Rising K-3rd--FULL
Monday July 11, 2016 - Friday July 15, 2016
Anderson Education Center Classroom

What better way to explore the playhouses at the Garden than with Jack and Annie from the Magic Tree House book series? This week we will focus on the books about different times and places throughout history and today.

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Junior Master Gardener Rising 1st-3rd Grade
Monday July 18, 2016 - Friday July 22, 2016
Anderson Education Center Classroom

In this nationally recognized program, your child will actively participate in hands-on gardening. We will plant, harvest, cook and eat throughout the week. Inside and outside activities from all JMG curriculum will take place each day.

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Houses, Huts and Habitats Summer Camp Session 2
Monday July 25, 2016 - Friday July 29, 2016
Anderson Education Center Classroom

Every living creature has a place it calls home. Campers will explore the homes in the garden and learn to better understand their own. This camp will be centered around our current exhibit with a variety of hands-on activities each day with inside and outside experiences. Both weeks will be different so your camper will enjoy attending both sessions!

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Seeds to Sprouts: Island Adventures
Friday July 29, 2016 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Anderson Education Center Classroom

Enjoy stories, lessons, hands-on activities and guided tours of our garden areas.
This program is geared for children age 2-5.

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All class lessons and activities are appropriate for a multi-age group of students from kindergarten through fifth grade. Depending on number and grade level of registered participants, we may divide classes into two grade-specific groups of K-2nd & 3rd-5th.

Registration is required for all camps and classes.
Questions:
Contact the Education Department at 256-837-4104 or e-mail mhertzig@hsvbg.org.

All camps offer early drop-off. Times vary per camp. Cost is $5 per child per day.

Registration & Cancellation:

  • Participants must be pre-registered for all programs. There will be no registration the day of programs due to supply and class size limitations.
  • No refunds will be given to participants who do not attend their scheduled program.
  • All cancellations must be received 2 weeks in advance for camps and 48 hours in advance for classes to receive a full refund.
  •  Cancellations of camp reservations ! week in advance will receive a credit for a future program.
  • Cancellations for classes within 48 hours of class time will not receive a refund.
  • HBG reserves the right to cancel any program if a minimum number of participants are not registered. If this happens, another class option or 100% of registration fees will be refunded.