Garden Explorers

Educational Classes for Children

Garden Explorers is an outdoor, educational adventure where students engage with nature through science. This 2-hour program is geared towards 1st-6th graders and includes a craft and garden snack. Most Garden Explorers classes align with Girl Scout badges and are open to all learners.

Cost: $20 per student with a 50% discount for National City residents

We’ve gone virtual! Garden Explorers will now be offered virtually for 1 hour. Our educators will also curate an optional kit for purchase that includes materials needed for each session. Registration only is $5. Registration + materials kit is $15 for pick up at Olivewood Gardens.

Garden Explorers will:

  • Learn how to design their dream garden and experiment with seeds for their own garden
  • Try a fresh-picked garden snack
  • Completes requirements for Girl Scout Gardeners badge

2020 Topics Include:

  • Bugs
  • How Does Your Garden Grow
  • Petal Power
  • Touch, Taste, Smell, See, Hear

Upcoming Dates:

Virtual Garden Explorers: Petal Power
Saturday, April 24, 2021  11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Flowers go wild in our April Garden Explorers: Petal Power! Join us on Saturday, April 24th from 11-noon for a virtual botanist experience where we will explore the science of flowers! Kids who attend will observe flowers, taste flowers, make a flower craft and more!

Garden Explorers is for all youth grades K-5. Girl Scouts who attend will earn the Flowers badge (not included). $5 registration includes a list of supplies needed to follow along.

Add-on materials kit available for additional $10! Materials kit can be picked up at Olivewood Gardens on 4/22 & 4/23.