Weekly nature-play program for children ages 6 through 10
Drop-off and pick-up outdoors near Peter's Hill Gate. (If driving, park on Bussey Street).
Click here for a map of the arboretum.
The children are active participants in selecting which places within the Arboretum we visit each day and how we explore them.
Schedule and Fee
9 a.m. – 12 p.m. on the following Thursdays:
April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, May 7
$270 for the 6-week session
Please contact us about scholarships!
9 a.m.: Drop-off near Peter's Hill Gate
--> Opening Circle
--> Hike to an "adventure spot" (varies depending on the children's preferences and location of flora and fauna of interest at that point in time)
--> Open-ended play and exploration. Spontaneous learning opportunities with naturalist Sarah Berry
--> Closing Circle
12 p.m.: Pick-up near Peter's Hill Gate