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Garden Camp 2022

 

Garden Camp is back for an exciting summer of outdoor fun and learning for children ages 5 to 10. Connecting children to plants and each other through structured activities and unstructured play amidst plants from around the world, Garden Camp is a place for curious minds, active bodies, and budding artists. With experiences anchored in gardening, ecology, art, and wellness, we strive to enrich the “whole child” and develop deep appreciation for plants, comfort with outdoor learning, and a lifelong love of San Francisco Botanical Garden.

Garden Camp 2022 has limited spots available! 
Public spots will open on this page on May 27, 2022!


We are so pleased to extend our offerings and open more spots in our Garden Camp program. Right now our spots are currently available to Members Only and will be available to the public on this page soon, thank you for understanding!

 

2022 Dates

 
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Each session of Garden Camp is two weeks long, with hours from 9am-4pm.

Session 1

June 20 - July 1 

13 spots available

Session 2

July 5 - July 15

*no camp Monday, July 4, or Monday, July 11*

7 spots available

Session 3

July 18 - July 29

10 spots available

Session 4

August 1 - August 12

5 spots available

*updated 5/20/22 at 12:00pm*

Please note: Campers may only attend for one session of Garden Camp.

2022 Fees

 

In 2022 we are excited to move to a Tier System for the Garden Camp program. Please consider selecting the highest level you can afford, knowing that, in doing so, you are enabling others to participate as well - and our community benefits from greater diversity.

Tier A - $1050: This most closely reflects the market rate of camp pricing and helps enable us to provide a subsidized rate for families in need. 

Tier B - $770: Partially subsidized for families needing some support to make camp more affordable.    Suggested for families that make less than $128K* annually. 

Tier C: Scholarship program only - see details below. 

PLEASE REMEMBER: All campers receive the same high quality camp experience regardless of payment tier chosen. Your selection is kept confidential. Members will receive a 10% discount regardless of their chosen tier, which will be applied through a discount code sent out prior to registration.

*median household income for a family of 4 in 2020

Scholarships

 

Garden Camp strives to be accessible for all and offers meaningful scholarships to families in need. 

 

Full and partial scholarships are  available to SNAP recipients. 

To establish need and understand you and your child's interest in Garden Camp, please complete a Scholarship Application. Please note that submission of a scholarship application does not guarantee an award. 

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Scholarship Application Period:

 

Scholarship recipients will be notified on a rolling basis. Applications will be closed when scholarship funds are disbursed. 

 

All applicants will be notified of application status beginning March 1 or sooner.

 

COVID-19

Garden Camp was thrilled to run during the last two summer seasons despite the ongoing pandemic. We were able to adapt our program to meet all requirements outlined by the Department of Public Health for an exciting summer.

We are looking forward to continuing our commitment to a safe summer camp season. 

A few of our adapted procedures are listed here:

  • Campers and counselors are requested to wear masks during indoor settings.

  • Campers are kept in stable pods no larger than 12 campers, with 2 counselors each. 

  • Campers are to stay 3 feet apart from each other during lunch and snack.

  • Counselors and Lead Staff are fully vaccinated.

We will continue monitoring any requirements outlined by the Department of Public Health and will adapt our program as necessary. Thank you for your flexibility as we all strive to keep our children safe!

If you have any specific questions or concerns related to COVID-19​ please check your confirmation email for more information before contacting us at gardencamp@sfbg.org.

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Become a Garden Member today!

 

 

Already a member?

Discount code will be sent to Members via email.

Any issues or questions, contact membership@sfbg.org

If you became a member after May 14, 2022, please contact membership@sfbg.org to receive your discount code and early registration link. 

Have additional questions? 

See FAQs below or contact Garden Camp

gardencamp@sfbg.org 

(415) 661-1316 x427

Garden Camp pauses in August.

For more information on Garden Camp: After School program, please click here.