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Youth & Family Programs

Apr
5
Mon
FULL: Camp Series: Budding Buddies (Ages 3-5) @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Full Series: $35/Garden Member; $40/General Public; One Session: $15
Apr 5 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

showing kids a garden tool

This program is full. Please visit our calendar for other program opportunities this summer! 

For your safety and the safety of our instructors and staff, class sizes are limited and physical distancing and other precautions will be taken during all educational programs.

Face coverings are required in all Garden buildings (ages 2 and up) and during outdoor programs when visitors are gathered in groups.

Budding Buddies

Mondays, April 5, 12 & 19 | 9:30-11 am

This nature day camp is specially designed for 3-5 year olds along with their adult buddy. Loaded with nature themed stories, crafts, hikes and hands-on exploration, dress to journey outside and go a new adventure every day!

One Day: $15

Please be aware that all programs, events and policies are subject to change as the situation with the COVID–19 pandemic evolves. Watch for the latest updates via email, Facebook and our website.

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!

Presented in part by

Cornerstone Foundation logo

Contact Us

For more information about Camp GBBG, contact our Education Manager, Linda Gustke, at 920.491.3691 ext. 122 or lgustke@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 cancellations, 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, including COVID-19, full refunds are provided. To cancel, please call 491-3691 ext. 122.

Apr
12
Mon
FULL: Camp Series: Budding Buddies (Ages 3-5) @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Full Series: $35/Garden Member; $40/General Public; One Session: $15
Apr 12 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

showing kids a garden tool

This program is full. Please visit our calendar for other program opportunities this summer! 

For your safety and the safety of our instructors and staff, class sizes are limited and physical distancing and other precautions will be taken during all educational programs.

Face coverings are required in all Garden buildings (ages 2 and up) and during outdoor programs when visitors are gathered in groups.

Budding Buddies

Mondays, April 5, 12 & 19 | 9:30-11 am

This nature day camp is specially designed for 3-5 year olds along with their adult buddy. Loaded with nature themed stories, crafts, hikes and hands-on exploration, dress to journey outside and go a new adventure every day!

One Day: $15

Please be aware that all programs, events and policies are subject to change as the situation with the COVID–19 pandemic evolves. Watch for the latest updates via email, Facebook and our website.

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!

Presented in part by

Cornerstone Foundation logo

Contact Us

For more information about Camp GBBG, contact our Education Manager, Linda Gustke, at 920.491.3691 ext. 122 or lgustke@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 cancellations, 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, including COVID-19, full refunds are provided. To cancel, please call 491-3691 ext. 122.

Apr
13
Tue
Virtual: Garden Craft: Firebowl
Cost: $15/Garden Member Family; $18/General Public Family
Apr 13 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

firebowl craft

If you are unable to attend at the time the class is offered, please register and you will receive a copy of the recording and the handouts.

Steve Schultz, Steve’s Leaves

Learn how to make an outdoor patio firebowl! Create warmth and ambiance for your spring and summer entertaining. The instructions are easy plus you can personalize your firebowl to make it unique!

This class is pre-recorded and access will be available through the end of the month. You will receive access on April 13 by 5 pm.

Register

 

Please be aware that all programs, events and policies are subject to change as the situation with the COVID–19 pandemic evolves. Watch for the latest updates via email, Facebook and our website.

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!

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.

Apr
19
Mon
FULL: Camp Series: Budding Buddies (Ages 3-5) @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Full Series: $35/Garden Member; $40/General Public; One Session: $15
Apr 19 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

showing kids a garden tool

This program is full. Please visit our calendar for other program opportunities this summer! 

For your safety and the safety of our instructors and staff, class sizes are limited and physical distancing and other precautions will be taken during all educational programs.

Face coverings are required in all Garden buildings (ages 2 and up) and during outdoor programs when visitors are gathered in groups.

Budding Buddies

Mondays, April 5, 12 & 19 | 9:30-11 am

This nature day camp is specially designed for 3-5 year olds along with their adult buddy. Loaded with nature themed stories, crafts, hikes and hands-on exploration, dress to journey outside and go a new adventure every day!

One Day: $15

Please be aware that all programs, events and policies are subject to change as the situation with the COVID–19 pandemic evolves. Watch for the latest updates via email, Facebook and our website.

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!

Presented in part by

Cornerstone Foundation logo

Contact Us

For more information about Camp GBBG, contact our Education Manager, Linda Gustke, at 920.491.3691 ext. 122 or lgustke@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 cancellations, 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, including COVID-19, full refunds are provided. To cancel, please call 491-3691 ext. 122.

Apr
21
Wed
Virtual: Be a Part of the Solution – Plant a Landscape That Makes a Difference (presented by Melinda Myers)
Cost: Free
Apr 21 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

In honor of Earth Day, join the Garden and nationally known garden expert, Melinda Myers, as we focus today and beyond on earth-friendly practices.

Plants and environmentally-friendly landscapes are one way individuals can make a difference in our changing climate. Using a diverse plant palette, planting natives whenever possible and appropriate, and keeping water where it falls – so it can be cleaned and filtered before entering the groundwater – are just a few of the strategies horticulturist, TV/radio host and author Melinda Myers will discuss. The focus will be on a comprehensive approach that can be phased in with strategies to fit various sized landscapes as well as those with time and/or budget restraints.

This talk will take place via Zoom and a recording will be available on Melinda’s website following the presentation.

Register Now

 

Melinda Myers’ presentation is sponsored by:

American Transmission Company       GrowSmart


Melinda Myers in orange shirt pruning flowersAbout Melinda Myers

Nationally known gardening expert, TV/radio host, author & columnist Melinda Myers has over 30 years of horticulture experience and has written over 20 gardening books, including Small Space Gardening, The Garden Book for Wisconsin, and the Midwest Gardener’s Handbook. She hosts the nationally-syndicated “Melinda’s Garden Moment” TV & radio program and The Great Courses “How to Grow Anything” DVD series. Myers is a columnist and contributing editor for Birds & Blooms and writes a nationally syndicated garden column. Prior to her current media work, Melinda hosted “The Plant Doctor” radio show for over 20 years as well as seven seasons of “Great Lakes Gardener” on PBS. Myers has a master’s degree in horticulture and was a horticulture instructor with tenure. Myers was recently inducted into the national Association for Garden Communicators Hall of Fame. Her website, www.melindamyers.com, features hundreds of gardening videos, audio tips, monthly garden checklists and more.

May
2
Sun
Corporate Partner Employee Day @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
May 2 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm

Rekindle your love of nature with more than 47 acres of beautiful display gardens and natural areas. Spend time exploring breathtaking scenic views and our interactive exhibit, Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea, from 9 am–8 pm.

Whether you’re hoping to spend some quality time with family and friends or simply want to relax outside for an afternoon, the Garden has the experience you’re searching for.

Your day includes:

  • Free admission for you and your immediate family (or friends)
  • $10 discount on membership purchases
  • 10% discount in the WPS Trellis Gift Shop

Contact Us

For more information, contact our Development & Membership Coordinator at 920.491.3691 ext. 105 or membership@gbbg.org.

May
16
Sun
Member Swap Day @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Free/Members of the Garden, National Railroad Museum, The Neville Public Museum and the Automobile Gallery
May 16 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm

Experience other local attractions! Members of the Garden, the Automobile Gallery, National Railroad Museum and Neville Public Museum invite you to visit all attractions for free on Member Swap Day. Simply present your membership card when you arrive.

The Automobile Gallery, 9 am- 3pm
National Railroad Museum, 11 am-5 pm
Neville Public Museum, 12-5 pm

Contact Us

For more information, contact our Development & Membership Coordinator at 920.491.3691 ext. 105 or membership@gbbg.org.

May
18
Tue
Members-Only Tour: Green Bay Blossoms @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Free/Garden Member
May 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Mark Konlock, Director of Horticulture

Join Mark for a behind-the-scenes look at Spring’s splendor at the Garden! It’ll take your breath away with more than 30,000 new bulb blooms adding to more than 300,000 blooms already at the Garden – the largest spring blooming bulb display in the state! With all the perennials, magnolias, crabapples and other blossoms, this display will blow you away.

Reservations are required.

Contact Us

RSVP to our Development & Membership Coordinator at 920.491.3691 ext. 105 or membership@gbbg.org.

May
25
Tue
CANCELED: Washed Ashore Tour @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: $5/Garden Member; $7/General Public
May 25 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

This class has been canceled due to low enrollment. Please come visit the Washed Ashore exhibit for a self-guided visit between now and September 26!

For your safety and the safety of our instructors and staff, class sizes are limited and physical distancing and other precautions will be taken during all educational programs.

Face coverings are required in all Garden buildings (ages 2 and up) and during outdoor programs when visitors are gathered in groups.

Garden Education Team

Get an up close and personal look at the Washed Ashore Exhibit with our Garden Educator, learn about effects of plastic pollution, and the role that you can play in making a difference.

 

 

Please be aware that all programs, events and policies are subject to change as the situation with the COVID–19 pandemic evolves. Watch for the latest updates via email, Facebook and our website.

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!

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 COVID-19, 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.

Jun
9
Wed
Getaway Wednesdays: Express Garden Tour @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Free/Garden Member; General Admission/General Public
Jun 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Wednesday, June 9–August 25

family

Enhance your next visit with an hour long, guided tour through Green Bay Botanical Garden! Trained guides will share stories about the Garden and its special features. Then, stop to see our summer exhibit, Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea!

Event Details

 

Tours are on a first-come, first-served basis, up to 20 people.

If you have a group of 10 or more, please inquire about our Group Tour opportunities.

Group Tours

 

Don’t forget that admission on BMO Harris Bank Getaway Wednesdays is BOGO free!

Contact Us

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