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.

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


Wildlife Junior Master Gardener Camp
Monday July 21, 2014 - Friday July 25, 2014

Become a certified wildlife gardener in this program designed by the NWF and Junior Master Gardener programs, camps for grades 1-3 and 4-6

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Seeds to Sprouts: How Seeds Travel
Friday July 25, 2014 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Boeing Education 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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Alice's Garden of Wonders Camp
Monday July 28, 2014 - Friday August 1, 2014
Anderson Education Center Classroom

Each day has its own independent activities centering around our summer exhibit, Alice’s Garden of Wonders. You can send your camper just one day or all of them.

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Homeschool: Insects Galore
Tuesday August 5, 2014 - Wednesday August 6, 2014

Study insects in this hands-on home school program for grades K-2, 3-5 and 6-8.

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Seeds to Sprouts: Ridiculous Red
Friday August 8, 2014 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Boeing Education 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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Homeschool: Cold Blooded Reptiles
Tuesday August 19, 2014 - Wednesday August 20, 2014
Anderson Education Center Classroom

Homeschool program for grades K-2, 3-5 and 6-8.

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Seeds to Sprouts: Outrageous Orange
Friday August 22, 2014 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Boeing Education 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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Seeds to Sprouts: Yummy Yellow
Friday September 12, 2014 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Boeing Education 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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Seeds to Sprouts: Gorgeous Green
Friday September 26, 2014 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Boeing Education 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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Once Upon a Thyme Fall Break Camp
Monday October 6, 2014 - Friday October 10, 2014
Anderson Education Center

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Seeds to Sprouts: Bold Blue
Friday October 10, 2014 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Boeing Education 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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Seeds to Sprouts: Perfect Purple
Friday October 31, 2014 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Boeing Education 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.