Family Programs


Family Programs

Connecting Children with Nature … join us for family-friendly programs!

From story time to fun, hands-­on learning experiences, there are always opportunities at the Garden to learn and explore while developing an understanding and appreciation for the natural world and the effect it has on our everyday lives.

For more details, age requirements and fees for each program, visit our Calendar. Please register online for programs. Information is also available on the Garden’s Facebook event listings.

Friends at Stickworks
Pond Exploration


  • Homeschool Pollinator Motel

Monday, September 24 @ 2:00 pm

  • Ecosystems

Tuesday, September 25th @ 2:00 pm

  • Pond Dipping

Wednesday, September 26th @ 10:00 am

  • Flower Hike

Thursday, September 27th @ 10:00 am

  • Texture Hunt

Friday, September 28th @ 10:00 am

Summer Camp

Nature Tales

Our FREE preschool story and nature time is presented in partnership with Cumberland County Public Library and Information Center. Each month we explore a different natural science theme with two sessions per the scheduled Tuesday and Saturday morning. Check our Calendar for dates and themes.

Pre-registration is required. Reserve your spot early; seating is limited.