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


Houses, Huts and Habitats Summer Camp Session 2-FULL
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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Junior Master Gardener K-8 (8/9)
Tuesday August 9, 2016 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Growing good kids through an interdisciplinary program combining academic achievement, gardening, nutrient-dense food experiences, physical activity and family engagement.

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Junior Master Gardener K-8 (8/23)
Tuesday August 23, 2016 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Growing good kids through an interdisciplinary program combining academic achievement, gardening, nutrient-dense food experiences, physical activity and family engagement.

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Junior Master Gardener K-8 (9/6)
Tuesday September 6, 2016 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Growing good kids through an interdisciplinary program combining academic achievement, gardening, nutrient-dense food experiences, physical activity and family engagement.

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Junior Master Gardener K-8 (9/20)
Tuesday September 20, 2016 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Growing good kids through an interdisciplinary program combining academic achievement, gardening, nutrient-dense food experiences, physical activity and family engagement.

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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.