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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.

 

Family Workshop: Chocolate: From Beans to Cocoa

Explore the chocolate tree and its celebrated history. Follow the journey of a cacao bean and discover how chocolate is made. Join us as we warm up on a cold day by making hot chocolate from scratch!

Family Workshop: Cool Season Veggies

 

 

Farm Camp at Chatfield: Junior Farm Apprentice

June 15-19, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

If you’re interested in farming, this is the ideal camp for you! Learn about farming the land, growing in your own fields or backyard and caring for farm animals. Discover secrets that the soil holds, how climate affects growing and what plants grow best in Colorado. Work with farmers to harvest, clean and prepare fresh produce. This camp takes place at Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield.

Price: $249 member, $269 nonmember.

Registration begins January 8th for members, January 15th for nonmembers.

Farm Camp at Chatfield: Life on the Farm

Care for farm animals and learn what it takes to make vegetables grow on a modern farm. Prepare snacks each day and learn how every ingredient is connected to the farm. You will immerse yourself in nature along the banks of Deer Creek while observing frogs, insects and birds of prey. This camp takes place at Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield.

Price: $249 member, $269 non-member.

 

Farm Camp at Chatfield: Time Travelers

July 6-10, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

July 20-24, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Travel through time as you explore the lives of the early settlers, learn about the plants that were on the earth when the dinosaurs lived and predict what farming will look like in the future. Learn how to grow and prepare your own food, help care for farm animals, play games from the early 1900s, churn butter and bake in the wood burning stove. This camp takes place at Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield.

Price: $249 member, $269 nonmember.

Registration begins January 8th for members, January 15th for nonmembers.

Mini Camp at Chatfield: Winter Wonders on the Farm

Discover what happens on a farm in the winter. Care for animals, prepare soil for spring planting, create a colorful ice sculpture, make a delicious treat and create a worm bin to take home.

Mini Camp: From Flowers to Honey

Flowers and bees have a sweet relationship at Denver Botanic Gardens! Learn how flowers attract bees and how bees make honey, dissect and discover the parts of a flower, participate in a honey tasting and build your own garden  bee house  to take home.

Spend your day off school at the Gardens at York Street exploring the amazing world of plants. We will fill the day with garden explorations, games, activities, art projects and take-home gardens.

Seedlings: A Log's Life

Look closely as we examine what happens to a tree when it becomes a log on the forest floor.

Ages 18-24 months: Tuesday, March 31, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

Ages 24-36 months: Thursday, April 2, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

Ages 3-6 years: Wednesday, April 1, 9:30 or 11 a.m.

Seedlings: April Showers Bring May Flowers

Discover the spring weather that the garden loves!

Ages 18-24 months: Tuesday, April 28, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

Ages 24-36 months: Thursday, April 30, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

Ages 3-6 years: Wednesday, April 29, 9:30 or 11 a.m.

Seedlings: Be a Bee

Buzz through the Gardens as we discover the importance of pollinators.

Ages 18-24 months: Tuesday, April 14, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

Ages 24-36 months: Thursday, April 16, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

Ages 3-6 years: Wednesday, April 15, 9:30 or 11 a.m.

Seedlings: Building with Bamboo

Did you know bamboo is a member of the grass family? Take a close look at this amazing plant and discover some of its uses.

Ages 18-24 months: Tuesday, February 17, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

Ages 24-36 months: Thursday, February 19, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

Ages 3-6 years: Wednesday, February 18, 9:30 or 11 a.m.

 

Seedlings: Cool Season Veggies

Investigate the tasty vegetables that like to grow in early spring.

Ages 18-24 months: Tuesday, April 7, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

Ages 24-36 months: Thursday, April 9, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

Ages 3-6 years: Wednesday, April 8, 9:30 or 11 a.m.

Seedlings: Curious Clover

Join us as we take a close look at these three-leafed wonders and discover what makes this plant so special.

Ages 18-24 months: Tuesday, March 17, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

Ages 24-36 months: Thursday, March 19, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

Ages 3-6 years: Wednesday, March 18, 9:30 or 11 a.m.

Seedlings: Earth Day

Celebrate Earth Day as we help prepare our garden beds for planting.

Ages 18-24 months: Tuesday, April 21, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

Ages 24-36 months: Thursday, April 23, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

Ages 3-6 years: Wednesday, April 22, 9:30 or 11 a.m.

 

Seedlings: Fun with Fibers

Use your five senses to explore the cotton plant.

Ages 18-24 months: Tuesday, February 24, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

Ages 24-36 months: Thursday, February 26, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

Ages 3-6 years: Wednesday, February 25, 9:30 or 11 a.m.

Seedlings: Rockhounds

Investigate rocks of many shapes and sizes and discover a variety of plants that live among rocks in the garden.

Ages 18-24 months: Tuesday, March 10, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

Ages 24-36 months: Thursday, March 12, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

Ages 3-6 years: Wednesday, March 11, 9:30 or 11 a.m.

Seedlings: Signs of Spring

Get close to the ground to find bright green shoots, spring crocus and other new discoveries that signal the start of spring.

Ages 18-24 months: Tuesday, March 24, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

Ages 24-36 months: Thursday, March 26, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

Ages 3-6 years: Wednesday, March 25, 9:30 or 11 a.m.

 

Seedlings: Super Succulents

Take a closer look at what makes succulents so special.

Ages 18-24 months: Tuesday, March 3, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

Ages 24-36 months: Thursday, March 5, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

Ages 3-6 years: Wednesday, March 4, 9:30 or 11 a.m.

Seedlings: The Dinosaur Garden

Take a journey back in time and discover the plants that dinosaurs liked to eat.

Ages 18-24 months: Tuesday, February 10, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

Ages 24-36 months: Thursday, February 12, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

Ages 3-6 years: Wednesday, February 11, 9:30 or 11 a.m.

 

Seedlings: Three Cheers for Evergreens

Explore the world of these special trees that stay green all year long.

Ages 18-24 months: Tuesday, February 3, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

Ages 24-36 months: Thursday, February 5, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

Ages 3-6 years: Wednesday, February 4, 9:30 or 11 a.m.

 

 

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