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Children of all ages and their families can participate in hands-on, nature-based walks, activities, and experiences in a fun and safe environment.

Children and Family Programming is on hiatus until further notice.

Nature Programs & Activities for Kids & Families

Girl Scouts at Looking at a Bug at Desert Botanical Garden

Girl Scouts | Virtual Patch

Celebrate bugs with Desert Botanical Garden from home! Click here to download the Garden’s virtual Brilliant Bugs program to discover your inner scientist.

Amphitheater view in the garden

Girl Scout Programs

Girl Scout programs are only offered virtually until further notice. 
Girl Scouts learn about life in the desert and complete activities to earn participation patches.

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Family Programs

Family programs are on hiatus until further notice.
Kids and adults investigate the natural world through hands-on opportunities.​

Rooms in the garden, outside view

Garden Camp Adventures

Garden Camp Adventures are on hiatus until further notice.
Children ages 5-12 become scientists in our full-day, week-long camp experience.

Rooms in the garden, outside view

Early Childhood PROGRAMS

Early Childhood Programs are on hiatus until further notice.
Young children and their caregivers explore the wonders of the desert, while promoting growth and development.

View of dining hall

Teens in the Garden Program

Teens in the Garden Programs are on hiatus until further notice.
Participants meet for monthly service learning opportunities throughout the school year and focus on horticulture, ecology and the inner workings of a public garden. Contact for more information.​

On-site programming is currently on hiatus.

You will now enter our LEARN portal, if you are a member, please login using the button on the top right corner of the page.
The Garden is now open. For details, click here.  |  El Jardín está abierto. Para más detalles, presiona aquí.
Advance ticket reservations are required.