Summer Programs
Featured Family Programs at the Missouri Botanical Garden

Girl in bee costumeLittle Sprouts – Summer
       (Ages 2–3 with an Adult)

Garden Buds Summer Saturdays
       (Ages 4–6 with an Adult)

Great Green Adventures
       (Drop-in Programs for Ages 6–12)

Camp EarthWays: Young Green Builders
       (Summer Camp for Ages 10–13)

These are just a few of our offerings—browse all youth and family classes at all sites!


Summer Opportunities at
Shaw Nature Reserve

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in Gray Summit, Missouri

Join us in Gray Summit this summer! We have classes and programs for families with children of all ages. Offerings include First Time Fishing, Geocaching, Insect Discovery and Creek Stomp, to name a few. Learn more

Summer Opportunities at
the Butterfly House

Butterfly House logo
in Chesterfield, Missouri

Visit us at the Butterfly House in Chesterfield. Whether you come for a one-on-one class with your little one or bring the whole family to the Firefly Festival, there's lots to do and see this summer! Learn more


Summer Opportunities for Groups

Teacher leading campers through Climatron Attention Camp Directors! Want to give your summer campers yet another engaging experience? Missouri Botanical Garden now offers Summer Opportunities for Groups—our summer programs designed for camp groups (ages 6–12). Come to us or we can come to you! Through hands-on discovery and exploration, your campers will experience plants and the natural world in ways that spark their curiosity and inspire their inner conservationist!

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Or visit one of our other locations for a fun camp program:

Shaw Nature Reserve in Gray Summit
Butterfly House in Chesterfield

Teen Programs

Teen Network
Five programs to choose from and many places to learn!
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