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:

Garden Explorers: How Does Your Garden Grow?
Saturday, January 23, 2021  11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Garden Explorers is an outdoor, educational adventure where students engage with nature through science. This class will be a 1-hour virtual event for elementary-aged kids. Participants will discover how to design their own garden, consider types of plants they want to grow, and see garden examples from Olivewood Gardens.

Activity kit! Want to pick up an activity kit with all the materials your little one needs for the class? Add on an activity kit when you register!

Virtual Garden Explorers- Art in the Outdoors
Saturday, February 27, 2021  11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Garden Explorers is an outdoor, educational adventure where students engage with nature through science. This class will be a 1-hour virtual event for elementary-aged kids. Participants will explore outdoor art, use their creativity, and design with nature.