Summer Programs
Summer Family Programs at the Missouri Botanical Garden

Girl wearing bee costume

Little 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 Grades 5–8)

These are just a few of our offerings!
Browse all youth and family classes at the Missouri Botanical Garden

Summer Family Programs at
the 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 for Camp Groups

Instructor leading students through Climatron

Attention Camp Directors! Want to give your summer campers an engaging experience? We offer 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 or the Butterfly House in Chesterfield

Summer Family Programs 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


Teen Programs

Teen Network
Choose from five service and field-based education programs at the Missouri Botanical Garden, the Shaw Nature Reserve and the Butterfly House!
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