Garden Buds: Ages 2-3: Tailored to teach the youngest gardeners, these classes let children discover the wonders of nature through exploration that includes hands-on work and play in the garden. Kids get to harvest and taste what they plant! Must be accompanied by an adult.
Spring: 4-class series: $60 non-member/$54 member Thursdays: May 5, 12, 19, 26 from 9 to 10am Saturdays: May 7, 14, 21, 28 from 10 to 11am
Fall: 4-class series: $60 non-member/$54 member Thursdays: September 22, 29, October 6, 13 from 9 to 10am Saturdays: September 24, October 1, 15, 22 from 10 to 11am
Children's Garden: Ages 4-10: The Children’s Garden sponsored by HSBC offers hands-on discovery for children ages 4 to 10 in this 10-class series. Children’s imaginations and knowledge blossom as they plant and harvest vegetables and flowers, explore QBG’s engaging 39 acres, and prepare the food they’ve grown! Participants must be 4 years old by 1/1/2016.
Spring: 10 class series: $185 non-member/$166 member Saturdays: April 2—June 11 (skip 5/28), from 2 to 4pm
Mondays and Wednesdays OR Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9 to 4pm This is a two-day per week program Session One: July 6 to 28 (3.5 weeks) $475 non-member/$427.50 member Session Two: August 1 to 25 (4 weeks) $540 non-member/$486 member Session One and Two: July 6 to August 25 (7.5 weeks) $965 non-member/$868 member
Fall: $20 non-member/$18 member per class or $92.50 non-member/$83.25 member for 5 class series
Saturdays: September 17, 24, October 1, 15, 22 from 2 to 4pm
Children’s Garden enjoys lead support from HSBC.
Junior Naturalists: Ages 11-14: Join us for this new and exciting summer opportunity specifically designed for those who want to take a deeper look into natural workings of the Garden. Participants will tend to their own garden plots, complete scientific experiments and investigations, and take a more in-depth look at the surrounding ecosystems.
Wednesdays and Fridays, 9:30 to 3:30pm Session One: July 6 to 29 (4 weeks) $425 non-member/$382 member Session Two: August 3 to 26 (4 weeks) $425 non-member/$382 member Session One and Two: July 6 to August 26 (8 weeks) $850 non-member/$765 member
**Member discounts apply to Family member levels or above**
Get a sneak peek of all the Children's Garden activity withRebecca Wolf, QBG Director of Education, by watching the video below:
Additional support has been provided by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs; the Zoos, Botanical Gardens, and Aquariums Grant Program of the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation.