Spring Summer 2015 catalog cover

From gardening practices to nature study and everything in between—the Missouri Botanical Garden offers a full range of classes for adults, families and children of all ages.

The Garden offers weekend, evening and weekday classes and programs year-round!

Classes are available at our three campuses throughout the St. Louis area: the Missouri Botanical Garden, the Shaw Nature Reserve and the Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House.

View a complete list of classes and register online today!

Classes by Subject
Day Trips
DIY Crafts
Fine Arts
Food & Cooking
Gardening & Landscaping
Green Living
Guided Walks & Tours
Health & Wellness
Nature Study
Outdoor Adventures
Special Events
Youth & Family Programs


Classes for...
Youth & Families
Teacher Professional Development
School Groups Senior Groups & Special Needs Populations

Classes by LocationMissouri Botanical Garden
Butterfly House
Shaw Nature Reserve


Class Catalog
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Download a Print-at-home Catalog

Class Information

For questions, call (314) 577-5140 or e-mail

Registration for Fall/Winter 2015-2016 classes for adults, kids and families begins August 1, 2015. Check back then for class descriptions and dates.


Education Gift Certificates

Chef demonstration during cooking classGive the gift of knowledge! Instead of the typical “stuff,” give that hard-to-buy-for friend or family member a fun, memorable experience. Missouri Botanical Garden and its family of attractions offer many engaging and enriching classes throughout the year.

Purchase a gift certificate by calling (314) 577-9506 or sign up for a specific class online.