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- or 256-837-4344
Misty Hertzig- or 256-837-4104

Spring Break Camp: Houses, Huts and Habitats
Monday March 14, 2016 - Friday March 25, 2016
Anderson Education Center

9 am-4:30 pm
For children 6 to 13 years old

Available March 14-18 or 21-25, 2016
Your child can come all week or you can pick your days.  Each daily theme ties in with part of our Houses, Huts and Habitats exhibit. 

Daily Themes: 
Monday: For the Birds
Hands-on activities and outdoor exploration will focus on the birds that call Alabama home.
Register for March 14--FULL
Register for March 21--FULL

Tuesday: Hawaiian Getaway
We take a break and explore the world of beaches and oceans. 
Register for March 15--FULL

Wednesday: The Wild West
We will take a glimpse into daily life in the Old West while exploring the Western Fort and Tee Pee in our exhibit.
Register for March 16--FULL
Register for March 23--FULL

Thursday: Pirates Galore
Be ready to set sail and learn about the skills it took to be a successful navigator on the oceans. 

Friday: Legendary Myths and Magic 
Fairies, Hobbits and more! The world of mythical and magical creatures will be brought to life with hands-on activities.
Register for March 18--FULL

Instructors: Misty Hertzig & Elizabeth Franks 

Garden Member:  $40/day or $180/week
Non-member:  $50/day or $230/week
Full Week Registration for March 14-18--Full week registration is no longer available.    
Full Week Registration for March 21-25--Full week registration is no longer available. You may register for the 22nd, 24th, and 25th above.

Early Drop-Off starting at 7:30 am
$5/day per child or $20/week
To register for early drop off contact Misty Hertzig at

Questions? Contact Misty Hertzig 256-837-4104256-837-4104 or 


We provide one afternoon snack for full day camps. Students will need to provide a morning snack (including drink) and a lunch.