Garden Camps for Kids

The Gardens has camps for kids only that are full of garden explorations, games, activities, mindfulness and plants to take home. Camps take place at York Street and Chatfield Farms. 

Denver Botanic Gardens is taking all necessary precautions to make sure your child has a safe and fun camp experience while adhering to COVID-19 safety protocols.

  • Groups sizes are reduced and limited for each camp.
  • Non-vaccinated visitors are strongly encouraged to wear masks.
  • Information about spring and summer camps may change as we adapt our programming in response to state and municipal guidelines.

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Spring Break Camp

Spring break camp registration is full. Since camps are full, here are some other fun programs for children and families.

Signs of Spring: March 29-April 2
York Street
9 a.m. - 4 p.m., ages 6-12

Get ready for a fun week of exploration and crafts at the Gardens. Discover signs of spring in nature and design a miniature garden to take home. No after-care is available this year. 


Summer Camp: Week-long Camps

Summer camp registration is currently full. Since camps are full, here are some other fun programs for children and families.

9 a.m. - 4 p.m., ages 6-12

No after-care is available this year.

Garden Camp at York Street

Grow your mind, plant a new friend and dig into the Gardens with our week-long day camps. Each camp contains a variety of activities that allow you to discover the world of plants through art, science, gardening and outdoor exploration. 
Price: $260 members, $290 non-members

Potions and Plants 
June 14-18 
July 12-16 
Get lost in the mystical world of plants. Investigate the connection between plants and potions. Make an herbal concoction and plant a magical mini-garden to take home.

Art in the Garden 
June 21-25
July 19-23
Awaken your passion for drawing, sculpting, painting, gardening and the art of science. We’ll explore art at the Gardens and uncover your artistic skills. This will be a full week of exploration, creativity and fun.

Farm Camp at Chatfield Farms

Join us for a week on the farm to dig in the dirt, meet farm animals and connect with nature while learning about the daily rhythms outside of the city. All Farm Camps take place at Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms in Littleton. 
Price: $260 members, $290 non-members

Fun on the Farm 
June 28-July 2 
July 26-30 
Investigate the world of plants and animals through art, science and gardening. Meet our farm animals, explore Deer Creek and learn how to grow your favorite food crops while having a fun-filled week on the farm.

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