Offered for a diversity of learners, from young explorers to budding enthusiasts, our programs have been expertly designed to educate, inspire and enrich. Most importantly, they are intended to strengthen the connections each of us has with the natural world.

Our classes for kids and families have been designed for children and adults to experience together. Instructors strive to engage children in age-appropriate activities, while providing adults examples of ways to learn about the natural world at home.

Early Childhood Programs for
Grown-up & Child

Family Programs at the Garden
Garden Buds
Budding Scientists & Budding Artists
Canopy Climb

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Spring/Summer 2024

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Family Programs at
Shaw Nature Reserve

in Gray Summit, Missouri

Bring the family to Gray Summit to discover the prairie, the wetlands and nature. Join us for a Creek Stomp, Geocaching or a Canopy Climb! We have classes and programs for families with children of all ages.

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Family Events at
the Butterfly House

in Chesterfield, Missouri

Visit us at the Butterfly House in Chesterfield! Join us for the Spring Fling, Summer Buggin’, Booterfly House, Winter Jewels or participate in one of our other fun programs.

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