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Homeschool Programs

Spend a day at the Gardens with your family exploring plant based themes. Each day focuses on one subject with a variety of hands-on activities, tours and take-home projects that families can do together. All ages are welcome, however activities are designed for ages 5-10. Activities will be available from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m; families can visit activity stations at their own pace and timing. Families are welcome to explore the Gardens before or after the program time.

 

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations more than one week prior to a class are subject to a 15% cancellation fee. Cancellations with less than one weeks notice are non-refundable; please consider your payment a donation to the Gardens.

 

 

2016 - 2017 Homeschool Day Package

Homeschool Days offer families the opportunity to explore plant-based themes through a variety of hands-on activities, tours and take-home projects that families can do together. Activities are designed for children ages five and up, however all ages are welcome to attend.

 

Renewable Energy - September 12, 2016 (10 a.m. – 2 p.m.)

Tree-mendous Trees - October 17, 2016 (10 a.m. – 2 p.m.)

Nature’s Art - November 14, 2016 (10 a.m. – 2 p.m.)

Rainforest - January 23, 2017 (10 a.m. – 2 p.m.)

Be a Botanist - February 27, 2017 (10 a.m. – 2 p.m.)

Plants 101: From Roots to Seeds - March 20, 2017 (10 a.m. – 2 p.m.)

 

Register for all 6 Homeschool Days offered September 2016 through March 2017, and receive a $12 savings over the individual price.

 

Price: Discounted package price (all 6 days) $60

Homeschool Day: Rainforest

Explore your way through the rainforest, its products, diversity and treasures. Discover the layers of the rainforest, how chocolate is made and the unique adaptations that plants in the rainforest have to help them survive.

Homeschool Days offer families the opportunity to explore plant-based themes through a variety of hands-on activities, tours and take-home projects that families can do together. Activities are designed for children ages five and up, however all ages are welcome to attend.

Price: $12 per day per child; One adult per child is free of charge. Additional adults and siblings over the age of two will need to pay $7 each, payable on the day of the program. The program fee includes admission to the Gardens.

Homeschool Day: Be A Botanist

 

 

Homeschool Day: Nature's Art

Join us for a day of creating, designing and crafting. Learn how nature’s colors, shapes and patterns inspire works of art as you spend the day investigating natural dyes, discovering hidden mathematical patterns and creating one-of-a-kind works of art.

Homeschool Days offer families the opportunity to explore plant-based themes through a variety of hands-on activities, tours and take-home projects that families can do together. Activities are designed for children ages five and up, however all ages are welcome to attend.

Price: $12 per day per child; One adult per child is free of charge. Additional adults and siblings over the age of two will need to pay $7 each, payable on the day of the program. The program fee includes admission to the Gardens.

Homeschool Day: Plants 101 From Roots to Seeds

Journey from root to seed as you examine plants up-close. Discover the structure and function of the  five major plant parts as you dissect plants, explore plant diversity and unique adaptations. Plant a  house plant cutting to take home with you.

Homeschool Days offer families the opportunity to explore plant-based themes through a variety of hands-on activities, tours and take-home projects that families can do together. Activities are designed for children ages five and up, however all ages are welcome to attend.

Price: $12 per day per child; One adult per child is free of charge. Additional adults and siblings over the age of two will need to pay $7 each, payable on the day of the program. The program fee includes admission to the Gardens.

Homeschool Day: Renewable Energy

How much energy do you use in a day? Discover the many ways we use energy and simple ways you  can save energy around the house. Explore how some of earth’s natural resources are used as forms  of renewable energy through hands-on exploration.

Homeschool Days offer families the opportunity to explore plant-based themes through a variety of hands-on activities, tours and take-home projects that families can do together. Activities are designed for children ages five and up, however all ages are welcome to attend.

Price: $12 per day per child; One adult per child is free of charge. Additional adults and siblings over the age of two will need to pay $7 each, payable on the day of the program. The program fee includes admission to the Gardens.

Homeschool Day: Tree-mendous Trees

Explore the tree-mendous world of trees at Denver Botanic Gardens. Become a tree detective as you learn basic tree identification skills, discover the story told by a tree’s rings and investigate why leaves change color in the fall.

Homeschool Days offer families the opportunity to explore plant-based themes through a variety of hands-on activities, tours and take-home projects that families can do together. Activities are designed for children ages five and up, however all ages are welcome to attend.

Price: $12 per day per child; One adult per child is free of charge. Additional adults and siblings over the age of two will need to pay $7 each, payable on the day of the program. The program fee includes admission to the Gardens.

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