Kids Events

Los Angeles Environmental Education Fair

The Los Angeles Environmental Education Fair aims to inspire sustainable living through education opportunities, local connections, and community empowerment. Join local environmental resources and learn about lifestyle solutions that impact the health of our planet through hands-on activities and interactive presentations. 

LAEEF will be held on Saturday, March 10, 2018 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden.


Spring Nature Camp

 

Register Now!  626-821-4623  Monday- Saturday 9:00am- 4:00pm

Spring Sessions: March 19 – 23 & April 2 – 6, 2018

Nature, exploration, imagination, and fun are just a few things you’ll find at our Spring Nature Camp. Pack your bag for a week of exploring plants and history throughout the Arboretum. Are you ‘naturally’ artistic? Bring your creativity as we paint, draw, and sculpt crafts of our environment. All activities are led by instructors and guided by counselors. Our camp also has a camper to counselor ratio of less than 5:1, one of the best ratios of any camp in the LA area. So bring your child for some fun and learning at the Spring Nature Camp, here at one of Southern California’s most celebrated gardens!

Do you have questions about what a normal day looks like?  Please read our Letter to Parents Describing Camp and you will be a Nature Camp pro!  At the bottom of the page also see Frequently Asked Questions and find out more!


Summer Nature Camp

 

Nature, exploration, imagination, and fun are just a few things you’ll find at our Summer Nature Camp. Pack your backpack for a week of exploring plants and history throughout the Arboretum. Are you ‘naturally’ artistic? Bring your creativity as we paint, draw, and sculpt crafts of our environment. All activities are led by instructors and guided by counselors. Our camp also has a camper to counselor ratio of less than 5:1, one of the best ratios of any camp in the LA area. So bring your child for some fun and learning at the Summer Nature Camp, here at one of Southern California’s most celebrated gardens!

Do you have questions about what a normal day looks like?  Please read our Letter to Parents Describing Camp and you will be a Nature Camp pro!

Dates: One-Week Summer Sessions (M-F) Session 2-9 Themes are here!  More detailed descriptions coming soon!

Session 1: June 04-08: Roots, Shoots, Flowers, and Fruits

Session 2: June 11-15: Life Cycle Exploration

Session 3: June 18-22: Myths and Fairytales of the Forest

Session 4: June 25-29: Birds of a Feather

HOLIDAY BREAK: July 02-06

Session 5: July 09-13: International Week, Celebrating Diversity

Session 6: July 16-20: From Land to Sea, it’s all Connected

Session 7: July 23-27: Marvelous Mammals

Session 8: July 30- August 03: The Earth, Our Friend

Session 9: August 06-10: From Storybooks to Real Life

Register Now! 626-821-4623 Monday- Saturday 9:00am- 4:00pm


A Faery Hunt’s Spring Fairy Fun at the Arboretum

 
Tickets are available!  Please call 626-821-4623

As the faeries work painting the forest with beautiful orange, red and gold colors, they are never too busy to celebrate! Join the faeries from A Faery Hunt up close in fall interactive walkabouts in the enchanted Celebration Garden of LA County Arboretum and Botanic Garden.  The faeries will bring you stories of fall faery magic and flowers, with dancing, singing and fun, while weaving in messages of kindness, respect and ecological responsibility. Children are encouraged to come in their favorite costume.   Groups and parties are welcome!  Wings, wands and CDs of Faery music will be available in the gift shop.  This event is from 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  Stay and have your lunch at the Peacock Cafe and have a faery full fun day at the Arboretum. $10 a ticket per person for members.  $15 a ticket per person for non-members. Call 626-821-4623 to purchase your tickets now.

Saturday, April 28th, 2018

Time: 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Where: Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Gardens

301 North Baldwin Ave., Arcadia, CA 91007

Ages: 2-10 and the young at heart

Cost: $10 a ticket per person for members. $15 a ticket per person for non-members.

Tickets: Call 626-821-4623 for tickets and reservations.

 


Bookworms: A Storytelling Program

Kids will enjoy plant and nature stories and a take-home craft.

bookworm illustration

 

 


 

Spooky Creatures in the Garden

Join us for children’s crafts, our epic pumpkin patch and photo area as well as edutainment from local educators!!!

 

 

 

 

 

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© 2015 Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Gardens

Phone: 626.821.3222

301 N. Baldwin Ave, Arcadia, CA, 91007

Site Design by Kirk Projects