Summer Youth Groups
Organized groups of children from community centers, day camps, and summer schools are welcome in the Botanical Garden free of charge.
Be sure to check out our Self-Guided Visit Resources below to help you plan your visit!
Summer Sprouts Program for Groups
Groups of 10 or more are welcome to visit the Children’s Garden and enjoy special Summer Sprouts activities on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays by reservation, with slots available 10 am to noon or noon to 2 pm. At least one chaperone per 10 students is required. Please note your interest on your registration and we will provide further details.
Self Guided Visit Resources
Nature Explorers Activity Sheets – multilingual, Grades K-8
Teacher’s Guide - includes printable pages and suggestions to create nature booklets
Redwood Scavenger Hunt – multilingual, preK-2
Colorful images help engage your students’ senses, with text in English, Spanish and Chinese. Print your own or request a booklet for each chaperone to borrow for your visit
Preschool Adventure Kits
Introduction to using sketching to build observation skills in the Garden. Includes general guidance and simple rubrics for five observation activities.