Other Education Programs at the Arboretum
The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden welcomes families and young learners of all varieties to come and enjoy our beautiful and educational gardens. Our out-of-school options include summer camps, family and group overnights and a variety of scout programs.
Each kit includes:
- DIY Sandstone
- DIY Hypertufa plant
- DIY Seed Balls
- DIY Papermaking
- DIY Plant Press
- Plus: additional lessons, activity sheets and a journal!
Digital Download $40 ($35 for Members)
Kit Pickup $65 ($60 for Members)
Kit Pickup + Video Content $90 ($80 for Members)
Kit Pickup + Video Content + Shipping $115 ($95 for Members)
DIY Garden Explorers
Kits now on sale! Quantity is limited, so don’t delay.
The NEWEST addition to our educational family programming is DIY Garden Explorers, a spring learning kit crafted to engage with the garden from home!
Your kit includes everything you need to complete five hands-on, family-friendly earth and life science activities at home plus five additional resources to use with items you can find around your house!
This is the perfect spring break, birthday party or holiday activity pack for the entire family! They make great homeschool, afterschool or church youth group lessons, too.
Each kit includes supplies for one participant and full instructions, a parent guide and additional supply list!
Reserve your Girl Scouts’ spots in a Dallas Arboretum Educator-led program, designed to help Scouts accomplish all requirements to earn badges or book a self-guided tour.
Boy Scouts can experience a self-guided tour or leaders may choose to complete badges in the garden. Reservations required.
walkSTEM at the Dallas Arboretum
Join us for an exciting new way to experience the Dallas Arboretum through the lens of math and science. Stop by the Main Garden information booth and pick up a self-guided walkSTEM at the Dallas Arboretum guide and begin your adventure.
Programs for Children During Festivals
During Autumn at the Arboretum and Dallas Blooms, parents can bring their children to Mommy and Me Mondays and Tiny Tot Tuesdays for face painting, music, petting zoos and other seasonal fun. Family Fun Fridays offers the same exciting programming during Summer at the Arboretum. Free with general admission.
Dallas Arboretum Summer Camps provide children ages four to rising 6th graders with hands-on explorations in STEM and nature that will spark their imagination and inspire environmental stewardship. Find your place in nature!