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The Botanical Gardens at Asheville offers educational classes for adults and children throughout the year.  When visiting us with your children, explore the Gardens with our Investigation Passport.  (more information
    

2014 Educational Classes for Kids

April 12
Saturday
CANCELLED
Poetry for Kids 
Suzanne Wodek and Kit Schmeiser
9 to 11 a.m.
The Botanical Gardens at Asheville, Butler Room & Gardens

A focused program for children aged five to eleven. In the classroom they will experience different types of poetry styles.  Together, they will venture into the Gardens to explore and find inspiration for their own poems.

Cost:  $7/child. No charge for adult companion.  Reservations are required.  Contact Office Administrator at BGA for additional information and/or to register (828) 252-5190.

September 20
Saturday
Insect Safari
Suzanne Wodek  and Kit Schmeiser
9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
The Botanical Gardens at Asheville, Butler Room & Gardens

Children, ages five through eleven, will explore the world of insects, first in the classroom and then in the Gardens.  We will make journals to record our findings.  With bug boxes we will collect insects from the garden, inspect them and journal about them.  The bugs will be released back into the habitat where we found them.

Cost:  $7/child.  No charge for adult companion.  Reservations are required.  Contact Office Administrator at BGA for additional information and/or to register (828) 252-5190.

December 6
Saturday
Holiday Treats for Wildlife
Suzanne Wodek  and Kit Schmeiser
9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
The Botanical Gardens at Asheville, Butler Room & Gardens

Children, ages five through eleven, will make edible decorations for wildlife to hang on trees for birds and small mammals. Treats will include garlands made from popcorn, dried fruits and fresh berries and fruits. Participants will also make bird feeder ornaments from pine cones, peanut butter and bird seeds. We will visit the bird deck and observe birds in their native habitat.

Cost:  $7/child.  No charge for adult companion.  Reservations are required.  Contact Office Administrator at BGA for additional information and/or to register (828) 252-5190.