Daily Programming in the Rory Meyers Children's Adventure Garden is designed to inspire young minds to explore a world of educational adventure!

Summer Hunt for COOL CRITTERS

All Summer

Take selfies with four (4) sunglass-wearing forest creatures throughout the garden. Show them to Exploration Center Staff to receive your prize!

NEW: Agents of Discovery App

Looking to get your kids out of the house and moving? DOWNLOAD the Agents of Discovery APP on your mobile device and play the Children’s Adventure Garden Mission. This educational, augmented reality mission takes you through the entire Children’s Adventure Garden, engaging you with exhibits and the natural environment around you. Get ready to have fun while you learn!

**Water Features in First Adventure in the Children’s Adventure Garden will be closed down July 17 & 18 for temporary maintenance.

You can download it from the Google Play App Store or Apple App store before arriving, or wait until you are in the Rory Meyers Children's Adventure Garden, where we have free Wi-Fi and tutorials at 11:45a and 1:45p everyday this summer.

July 16 - 20

Name Time & Location Description
Little Adventure Activities 10:00 am
First Adventure
Bring your little adventurers for a hands-on experience with science, technology, engineering, art, and math! Each day of the week will include new stories, songs, crafts and so much more.
Plant Lab: Lenses of Light 11:00 am,
1:00 & 3:00 pm
Exploration Center
What bends and bounces but can't be held? Light! Explore the fascinating abilities of light in our newest Plant Lab experiment.
Agents of Discovery App Tutorial 11:45 a.m. & 1:45 p.m.
Exploration Center
There's a new spin on your adventure garden experience! Agents of Discovery is an augmented-reality, educational game that lets you move to play and learn. Download the app for free today!
Totally Turbine 12:00 pm
Pure Energy
Come and discover Sir Isaac Newtons principle--For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction.
OmniGlobe Presentation: Hurricanes, Cyclones, and Typhoons 2:30 pm
Exploration Center
These incredibly powerful and destructive forces of nature affect the lives of people living all over the world. Enter into our Omni Globe Theater to see past natural disasters and learn about all three.
Fish Ladder Fun 3:30 pm
Pure Energy
The survival of many fish species depends on migrations up and down rivers. Come see why these fish ladders are so important.

July 21 & 22

Name Time & Location Description
Puppet Show: Marvelous Metamorphosis 10:00 & 10:30 am
The Glade
Join us in the Glade for an adventure with Olivia to find out what she'll be when she grows up! This interactive puppet show will have you on your toes to learn about metamorphosis.
Plant Lab: Lenses of Light 11:00 am,
1:00 & 3:00 pm
Exploration Center
What bends and bounces but can't be held? Light! Explore the fascinating abilities of light in our newest Plant Lab experiment.
OmniGlobe Presentation: Hurricanes, Cyclones, and Typhoons 11:30am & 2:30 pm
Exploration Center
These incredibly powerful and destructive forces of nature affect the lives of people living all over the world. Enter into our Omni Globe Theater to see past natural disasters and learn about all three.
Agents of Discovery App Tutorial 11:45 a.m. & 1:45 p.m.
Exploration Center
There's a new spin on your adventure garden experience! Agents of Discovery is an augmented-reality, educational game that lets you move to play and learn. Download the app for free today!
Wetland Wonders 12:00 pm
Texas Native Wetlands
Our Texas Native Wetlands are home to many wondrous creatures- frogs, turtles, fish, but there are even more creatures that you may have never seen. Examine a sample of our pond water and discover the hidden treasure lurking inside.
Texas Native Snake-lets 3:30 pm
Texas Native Wetlands
Learn what it means to be a native species. Make a bracelet using the pattern of a native snake to remind you what they look like!

July 23 - 27

Name Time & Location Description
OmniGlobe with Geologist Diane Brownly 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Exploration Center
Discover the wonders of Earth in the OmniGlobe Theater as geologist Diane Brownly leads thought-provoking discussions.
Little Adventure Activities 10:00 am
First Adventure
Bring your little adventurers for a hands-on experience with science, technology, engineering, art, and math! Each day of the week will include new stories, songs, crafts and so much more.
Plant Lab: Lenses of Light 11:00 am,
1:00 & 3:00 pm
Exploration Center
What bends and bounces but can't be held? Light! Explore the fascinating abilities of light in our newest Plant Lab experiment.
Agents of Discovery App Tutorial 11:45 a.m. & 1:45 p.m.
Exploration Center
There's a new spin on your adventure garden experience! Agents of Discovery is an augmented-reality, educational game that lets you move to play and learn. Download the app for free today!
Veggie Print Making 12:00 pm
Incredible Edible
Join us for a fun, hands-on activity while chatting about healthy foods, shapes in nature, veggie vocabulary, and where our food is grown. See what is inside vegetables and create your own vegetable prints.
OmniGlobe Presentation: Hurricanes, Cyclones, and Typhoons 2:30 pm
Exploration Center
These incredibly powerful and destructive forces of nature affect the lives of people living all over the world. Enter into our Omni Globe Theater to see past natural disasters and learn about all three.
Summer Silhouettes 3:30 pm
Incredible Edible
Create your own nature designs with our summer foliage! Leave a lasting impression with our bright spray colors.

July 28 & 29 - Wacky Water Weekend

Name Time & Location Description
Little Adventure Activities 10:00 am
First Adventure
Bring your little adventurers for a hands-on experience with science, technology, engineering, art, and math! Each day of the week will include new stories, songs, crafts and so much more.
Plant Lab: Lenses of Light 11:00 am,
1:00 & 3:00 pm
Exploration Center
What bends and bounces but can't be held? Light! Explore the fascinating abilities of light in our newest Plant Lab experiment.
OmniGlobe Presentation: Hurricanes, Cyclones, and Typhoons 11:30am & 2:30 pm
Exploration Center
These incredibly powerful and destructive forces of nature affect the lives of people living all over the world. Enter into our Omni Globe Theater to see past natural disasters and learn about all three.
Agents of Discovery App Tutorial 11:45 a.m. & 1:45 p.m.
Exploration Center
There's a new spin on your adventure garden experience! Agents of Discovery is an augmented-reality, educational game that lets you move to play and learn. Download the app for free today!
Wetland Wonders 12:00 pm
Texas Native Wetlands
Our Texas Native Wetlands are home to many wondrous creatures- frogs, turtles, fish, but there are even more creatures that you may have never seen. Examine a sample of our pond water and discover the hidden treasure lurking inside.
Aquatic Art 3:30 pm
Texas Native Wetlands
Our Texas Native Wetlands is blooming in colorful glory. See how aquatic plant life has adapted and participate in the art of mixed media.

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