GREEN ADVENTURE SUMMER CAMPS

Join us for Green Adventures, our week-long day camp programs for children.  Campers learn more about their connection to plants through arts, crafts and garden exploration.

NEW! Afternoon sessions available for children ages 6 – 8 and 9 12. Combine morning and afternoon sessions and have your camper spend the day at the Garden!

$135 member | $175 non-member; pre-registration required

2019 Camp Schedule


ages 4 – 5

Wild About Bugs 

Meet insects, worms, slugs and other bugs that inhabit the Garden. Campers will have a blast looking for bugs in the wetlands, on the Woodland Walk under logs, and in the meadow. We’ll learn all about what makes a bug a bug and how to identify an insect.

Wow Your Senses

This camp emphasizes the five senses and helps young children make meaningful connections with nature. Come and see a rainbow of color, hear seeds rattle, feel the softness of plants, smell fragrant flowers and taste vegetables grown in the farm garden!


ages 6 – 8

Nature, Mine and Motion 

Lights, camera, action! Using the Garden as your backdrop, develop a story-line; create scenes and props using natural materials, and snap images to produce a unique nature-based Minecraft animation film. At the end of the session, participants will have digital access to their stop motion animation film to share with friends and family.

  • June 17 – 21, 9am – 12pm
  • August 5 – 9, 9am – 12pm

Nature Makerspace 

Are you creative? Do you want to build things that are inspired by nature? Well, this camp is for you! Young minds and hands will be busy making, tinkering and engaging with hands-on activities. Campers will be inspired and encouraged to problem solve, create, and have fun. Maker activities will take place throughout the Garden.

  • July 15 – 19, 9am – 12pm
  • July 22 – 26, 1 – 4pm

Art in the Garden

The Garden is a wonderful place to stretch the imagination. Campers will learn to express their creativity through nature journaling, painting, and creating ephemeral art using natural materials found throughout the Garden. We will learn a new art technique every day while exploring different mediums. Nature will be our inspiration!

  • July 22 – 26, 9am – 12pm

Food, Art and Yoga 

Yum-Awe-Om!  Connect with nature through food, art and yoga.  Each day starts with new garden poses that set the stage for cultural immersion. Participants create epicurean delights from fresh garden harvest and explore different art techniques from around the world.

  • June 24 – 28, 9am – 12pm
  • August 12 – 16, 9am – 12pm

ages 9 – 12

Nature, Mine and Motion 

Lights, camera, action! Using the Garden as your backdrop, develop a story-line; create scenes and props using natural materials, and snap images to produce a unique nature-based Minecraft animation film. At the end of the session, participants will have digital access to their stop motion animation film to share with friends and family.

  • July 8 – 12, 9am – 12pm
  • August 5 – 9, 1 – 4pm

Amazing Adaptations

Can plants and animals change themselves to stay alive? What kind of plants and animals live in a wetland? Come to this camp and find out! Seek answers to nature’s mysteries through engaging investigations, plant-inspired activities and scientific observations.

  • June 24 – 28, 9am – 12pm

Herbology 

Explore meadows, woodlands and wetlands seeking out plants that people rely on for their basic needs. We’ll discover how plants are used for food, medicine, and art. The properties of flowers, leaves, stems, seeds, and roots are what make plants so magical!

  •  July 15 – 19, 9am – 12pm

Nature Makerspace 

Are you creative? Do you want to build things that are inspired by nature? Well, this camp is for you! Young minds and hands will be busy making, tinkering and engaging with hands-on activities. Campers will be inspired and encouraged to problem solve, create, and have fun. Maker activities will take place throughout the Garden.

  •  July 15 – 19, 1 – 4pm
  • July 22 – 26, 9am – 12pm

Food, Art and Yoga 

Yum-Awe-Om!  Connect with nature through food, art and yoga.  Each day starts with new garden poses that set the stage for cultural immersion. Participants create epicurean delights from fresh garden harvest and explore different art techniques from around the world.

Art in the Garden 

The Garden is a wonderful place to stretch the imagination. Campers will learn to express their creativity through nature journaling, painting, and creating ephemeral art using natural materials found throughout the Garden. We will learn a new art technique every day while exploring different mediums. Nature will be our inspiration!

  • August 5 – 9, 9am – 12pm