ANNOUNCEMENTS

Work in progress! You’ll notice we’re bringing you a new and improved entry into the Garden. Please pardon our mess while we work to complete our parking improvements.

Calendar

Jul
30
Tue
Children’s Story Time @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Free/GBBG Member; General Admission/General Public
Jul 30 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

Story Time

Tuesdays, June 18–August 27

Take a break in the Nielsen Children’s Garden for nature-themed stories and activities. In case of inclement weather, stories will be read indoors in the Children’s Corner.

2019 Topics

  • July 2 – Bees
  • July 9 – Insects
  • July 16 – TBD
  • July 23 – Frogs
  • July 30 – Birds
  • August 6 – Nature
  • August 13 – TBD
  • August 20 – Trees
  • August 27 – Mice

Contact Us

For more information, contact Kelle Hartman, Children & Family Educator at 920.491.3691 ext. 107 or khartman@gbbg.org.

Butterflies of Wisconsin @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: $5/GBBG Members; $7/General Public
Jul 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Rob Zimmer, Nature Writer & PhotographerNielsen Childrens Garden butterfly

Learn all about Wisconsin’s amazing butterflies and moths and take a stroll along the Garden’s pathways to seek out some of these beautiful creatures. You’ll learn how to create your own butterfly garden at home and leave with a starter butterfly garden of your own.

Don’t delay! Register right away as classes may fill quickly. We also value our instructors’ time, so classes may risk being canceled due to low early enrollment. Thank you!

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After You Register

We will contact you the week of the program to confirm your enrollment. Please dress according to the weather for all outdoor programs. No rain or snow dates are planned. Classes open one half-hour before starting time.

Cancelations & Refunds

Classes canceled due to low enrollment or hazardous weather conditions are refunded automatically. You will be notified by phone if a program is canceled. In cases of inclement weather, call 920.491.3691 ext. 122 to check the status of the program. If you must cancel your registration for a program, your registration fees will be refunded if notice is received at least five days prior to the program. Green Bay Botanical Garden cannot refund fees requested on or after the start date of a program or for sessions missed due to student illness or other personal situations.

CONTACT US

For more information, contact Linda Gustke, Education Manager, at 920.491.3691 Ext. 122 or lgustke@gbbg.org.

Jul
31
Wed
Self-Guided Daily Drop-In Activities @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Free/GBBG Member; General Admission/General Public
Jul 31 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm

June 1–August 31

Garden Discovery Boxes | 10 am–12 pm

Add a little activity to your day by visiting our Garden Discovery Boxes! Located throughout the Garden, these boxes contain games, activities and movement ideas to keep little ones entertained during your visit.

Butterfly Feeding | 1–3 pm

Get up close and personal with the winged beauties of our Butterflies & Blooms exhibit.  Once in the butterfly house, visitors can receive a feeding stick dipped into a sweet and tasty butterfly treat.  Will a butterfly visit you for a snack?

Donations accepted in the butterfly house.

Scavenger Hunts | Anytime

Hunt for clues and discover plants and animals in the Garden.

S.E.E.D. Packs | Anytime

Search, Explore, Experience and Discover the Garden! Packs include short lessons, games and observation activities.

Contact Us

For more information, contact Guest Services at 920.490.9457 or info@gbbg.org.

Weeklong Camp: Outdoor Adventures – Session 1 (Ages 6-9) @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: $65/GBBG Member; $85/Non-Member
Jul 31 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

girl at camp gbbgOutdoor Adventures

Get ready to search for hidden treasures, solve mysteries and develop your outdoor skills! Learn more about adventure sports like letterboxing, geocaching, and backpacking with daily activities, games and crafts. At the end of the week, test your skills during an exciting Adventure Race.

$65/GBBG Member; $85/Non-Member
Register by July 22.

Session 1: Ages 6–9
July 29–August 2 | 9:30 am–12 pm

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Registration required. Scholarships available, please contact us at the information provided below.

Registration Information

Summer Camp Guidelines
Camp Medical Authorization Form

Contact Us

For more information about Camp GBBG, contact our Children & Family Educator, Kelle Hartman, at 920.491.3691 ext. 107 or khartman@gbbg.org.

Cancelation Policy

Cancelations can be made up to 2 weeks prior to the start of camp.  A $10 administrative fee is charged for all cancelations, the remainder will be refunded to you. No cancelations or refunds are available with less than two weeks notice. If camper must cancel for medical reasons, full refunds are provided. To cancel, please call 491-3691 ext. 107.

Butterflies & Blooms @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Free/GBBG Member; Garden Admission/General Public
Jul 31 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Butterflies & BloomsA live butterfly experience showing native pollinators and the plants they love in a stunning interactive butterfly house.

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Butterfly Feeding | 1–3 pm

Get up close and personal with the winged beauties of our Butterflies & Blooms exhibit.  Once in the butterfly house, visitors can receive a feeding stick dipped into a sweet and tasty butterfly treat.  Will a butterfly visit you for a snack?

Donations accepted in the butterfly house.

Contact Us

For more information, contact us at 920.490.9457 or info@gbbg.org.

Getaway Wednesdays: Cookouts @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Members: $6 | General Public: $7 plus Garden admission
Jul 31 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Wednesdays, June 5–August 28

Take advantage of a midday refresh by spending your lunch break surrounded by the beauty of nature.

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Contact Us

For more information, contact us at 920.490.9457 or info@gbbg.org.

Native Wisconsin Bees: What’s the Buzz About? @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Free/GBBG Member; General Admission/General Public
Jul 31 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

bee on flower PC Chad KrauseBetsy Galbraith and Reena Bowman, US Fish & Wildlife Service Biologists

As we focus on pollinator this summers, let’s get to know our native bees! Stop in with your Getaway Wednesday cookout lunch for a presentation from Betsy Galbraith and Reena Bowman, Fish and Wildlife Biologists from the US Fish and Wildlife Service. They will review the status of native bees, reasons for decline and how you can help, followed by a discussion and question period.

Receive handouts, seed packets and a few native plants important to native bees.

CONTACT US

For more information, contact Linda Gustke, Education Manager, at 920.491.3691 Ext. 122 or lgustke@gbbg.org.

Getaway Wednesdays: Ask the Expert @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Free/GBBG Member; General Admission/General Public
Jul 31 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Wednesdays, July 17–August 21

Get gardening tips and tricks from our Garden Team.

  • 7/31: Seth (Location: Partnership Garden/AAS Display Gardens)
  • 8/7: Kate (Location: Grand Garden)
  • 8/14: Ashley (Location: Kress Oval Garden)
  • 8/21: Ryan (Location: Butterflies & Blooms)
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Contact Us

For more information, contact us at (920) 490-9457 or info@gbbg.org.

Getaway Wednesdays: Discovery Station @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Free
Jul 31 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Wednesdays, June 5–August 28

Stop by the Nielsen Children’s Garden for free, fun, hands-on activities and crafts your family can do at your own pace. Learn more about the world of horticulture and gain an appreciation for plants and nature. In case of inclement weather, activities will be held indoors in the Children’s Corner.

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Wednesdays, July 10 & August 14

Make & Take Seed Balls | 4-6 pm

Visit with Betsy and Reena, Fish and Wildlife Biologists from the US Fish and Wildlife Service, prior to the start of class to learn about how they’re supporting pollinators and make a seed ball with native seeds to get started with at home!

Contact Us

For more information, contact us at (920) 490-9457 or info@gbbg.org.

Getaway Wednesdays: Free Admission @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Free
Jul 31 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Wednesdays, June 5–August 28

Explore the beauty of the Garden, check out Butterflies & Blooms until 5 pm, enjoy a picnic, play in the Nielsen Children’s Garden or check out a S.E.E.D. Pack!

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Contact Us

For more information, contact us at 920.490.9457 or info@gbbg.org.