Free Admission Day at the Denver Botanic Gardens - Chatfield

Denver Botanic Gardens

1005 York Street
Denver, CO 80206


Phone: 720-865-3500
Website: Click to Visit


Tue., March 27, 2012

 

Colorado residents can enjoy a special free day at the Gardens thanks to funding from the SCFD.

MORDECAI CHILDRENS GARDEN

Marmots like Digger, the mascot for Mordecai Children's Garden, hibernate over the winter to ensure they return the following spring refreshed and ready for the warmer weather. Mordecai Children's Garden, weather permitting, is scheduled to reopen on March 3, 2012.

CHILDREN'S CLASSES AND CAMPS

SEEDLINGS CLASSES FOR TODDLERS AND PRESCHOOLERS (AGES 18 MONTHS TO 6 YEARS)

Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays

Denver Botanic Gardens

Seedlings classes offer a fun, hands-on way for young children, ages 18 months to six years, to explore the plant world while developing an understanding and appreciation for plants and their impor­tance. Classes include interactive explorations, nature walks and stories for children and their caregivers. Seedlings programs are offered for three different age groups and are modified to fit the developmental needs of each group.

 

18-24 months, Tuesdays 9:30-10:15 or 10:45-11:30

Stimulate the senses through hands-on experiences with nature.

Cost: $8 per class for members; $10 per class for non-members.

 

24-36 months, Thursdays 9:30-10:15 or 10:45-11:30

Experience nature through art, movement, songs, stories and the senses.

Cost: $8 per class for members; $10 per class for non-members.

 

3-5 years, Wednesdays 9:30-10:30 or 11:00-12:00

Dig deeper into the subject with fun activities and projects to take home.

Cost: $10 per class for members; $12 per class for non-members.

 

GARDEN CAMPS FOR KIDS (AGES 6-12)

Denver Botanic Gardens

 

WEEK-LONG CAMPS

Grow your mind, plant a new friend and dig into the Gardens with our week-long day camps. Each camp contains a variety of activities that allow you discover the world of plants through art, science, cooking, gardening and outdoor exploration.

 

After-Care is available from 4-5:30 p.m. for an additional $50 per week.

 

Rainforest Adventures

March 26-30

9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Get ready for the adventure of a lifetime as you explore the world's most diverse ecosystem. Discover the manyproducts the rainforest provides - including chocolate and bananas, plant your own miniature rainforest and build a rainforest in Mordecai Children's Garden.

Cost: $239 members, $259 non-members. Scholarships are available, call for details.


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