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Garden Explorers: Educational Classes for Children

Garden Explorers

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 lessons will align with one or more Girl Scout Badges. 

Upcoming Dates:

  • BUGS: Saturday, January 25th, 9 – 11AM 
    • What role do bugs play in the garden? Are their helper bugs as well as pesky bugs? Where do bugs live? Your children will explore all things bugs in our teaching garden, create a bug-themed garden snack, and make a take-home craft to help them answer these questions and more! 
    • Meets all badge requirements of Girl Scout Brownie level Bugs badge
  • Petal Power: Saturday, February 22nd, 9 – 11AM (Register HERE)
    • We need flowers to help our plants grow, but why? What types of flowers should we plant and where? Garden explorers will learn all about the importance of these nature beauties, taste a flower-themed snack, and create flower-themed art in this fun class! 
    • Meets all badge requirements of Girl Scout Junior level Flowers badge
  • Outdoor Art: Saturday, February 22nd, 12 – 2PM (Register HERE)
    • Nature inspires all to tap into their create side! Students in this class will create their very own masterpieces while surrounded by the beauty of nature. We’ll use natural materials, get crafty with plants, and encourage your children to learn through art in this hands-on class!


  • $20 per student
  • We offer a discount for National City residents: $10 per student

Or, book your private group today!


  • Bugs
  • How Does Your Garden Grow
  • Petal Power
  • Touch, Taste, Smell, See, Hear


All activities will be held outside, so students are encouraged to wear sunscreen and bring reusable water bottles. Adults are asked to drop off their children at the start of the program and pick them up at noon. Any children who are not registered for the class will not be able to participate.