Cedar Valley Arboretum & Botanic Gardens

Youth Classes

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Children explore the wonders of the gardens, read stories, play games and make crafts related to the day’s theme.  To register, please visit www.cedarvalleyarboretum.org/childed.asp. If you have any questions, please email office@cedarvalleyarboretum.org or call the office at (319)226-4966.

NEW!  Super Sprouts for ages 18 to 36 months.  10:00 to 10:40 a.m. 

Parent/caregiver is required to stay with child during class.  Registration is required at least 7 days prior to the event and payment is due at the time of registration.  Fee is $3 for members or $5 for non-members per session.

May 24 – Teddy Bear Picnic

June 21 – Creepy Crawlies

July 26 – All Aboard!

August 30 – Rainbow Gardens

Terrific Tadpoles for ages 3, 4 & 5. 9:00-10:00 a.m. 

Parents and children will explore the wonders of the gardens!  This summer we are discovering what types of wildlife live in the gardens.  We’ll read stories, play games, use our imaginations and make crafts all related to our theme. Parent/caregiver is required to stay with child during class.  Registration is required at least 7 days prior to the event and payment is due at the time of registration.  Fee is $5 for members or $7 for non-members per session.

June 16 – Dragonflies Go By

June 23 – Talking Turtles

June 30 – Bats in the Belfry

July 7 – Friendly Fish

July 21 – Buzzing Bees

July 28 – Slithering Snakes

Friendly Frogs for ages 6, 7 & 8.  10:30-11:30 a.m. 

What makes the garden grow?  We’ll do experiments, hunt through the garden and get dirty w make amazing discoveries.  Registration is required at least 7 days prior to the event and payment is due at the time of registration.  Fee is $5 for members or $7 for non-members per session.

June 16 – Mud Glorious Mud

June 23 – Vermicomposting

June 30 – Wet Water

July 7 – From the Roots Up

July 21 – Lifted Lorax

July 28 – Sun Beams

NEW!  Preschool or Daycare Programs

Enjoy the beauty and wonder of the gardens!  Bring your preschool or daycare class to the Arboretum for special fun just for you!   Each one hour program includes a story, activity and craft led by Arboretum staff.  Cost is $10.00 per group.  Maximum of 15 children per group and adult supervision required.  Available May – September.  Please call (319)226-4966 to schedule.

Written by cedarvalleyarboretum

April 14, 2011 at 6:21 pm

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