Summer Camps at the Arboretum
Summer Camps provide children with daily hands-on investigations and garden explorations that will spark their imagination in STEM and nature. Camps integrate critical thinking, problem solving skills and develop a sense of exploration and adventure in children.
Camps are designed for students entering grades 1-6 in fall 2023. All camps are held Monday-Friday from 9am–3pm in the Education Classrooms of the Main Garden. Cost is $285 for members, $300 for guests.
For questions, see our Frequently Asked Questions at the bottom of the page or contact the Education Reservations Department by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 214.515.6540 from 11am–5pm.
“My daughter loved the combination of exploring the gardens and the fun science-related activities. Your team made it a great week. Thank you and keep up the great work!”
2023 Summer Camps
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“ My child learned something new every day. He had a great time, and he made new friends. After hearing about it, I was satisfied that it was a worthwhile learning experience to keep him engaged with science over the summer.”
“ My daughter loved your program! She came home with wonderful art projects and had many scientific facts to share. Everyone was helpful and accommodating. We will definitely be back next year for more weeks! Wish we had signed up for more than one!”
“ My daughter really had positive things to say at the end of each day, and she’s told me things she learned about bugs even WEEKS after she attended. It must have really engaged her!”
“ There is always a good balance of classroom time and outdoor time.”
“ My son said it was the ‘best camp of all summer’ and he’s done a lot of camps!”
“ I felt very comfortable with the drop off and pick up. It was very well done. The curriculum was also excellent. My son learned a lot and had a great time in the process. The camp counselors were very friendly and helpful.”