Garden Adventures are classes for children ages 4-12. Each class focuses on a different topic and seeks to help kids connect with plants while encouraging them to explore the wonders of the natural world. Classes are designed for parents or caregivers to attend and participate with their child. Limit one adult/caregiver per child.
REGISTRATION REQUIRED NO INFANTS PLEASE
General Public: $7
Special Holiday Garden Adventure
General Public: $15
SATURDAY, September 10
Did you know a large variety of birds call the Garden home? Join us as we learn more about our feathered friends, go birding, and search for nests, birdhouses, and more hidden throughout Garden. We’ll finish out our avian investigations by returning to the Sprout House to create a “bird-iful” craft.
SATURDAY, September 24
Celebrate the Autumnal Equinox (September 22) and the official first day of Fall with a class devoted to an awesome fall fruit—apples! We’ll learn more about this amazing fruit and discover a few of the varieties grown here in the Garden. Later, we’ll create apple-inspired art and conduct a tasty experiment.
Session One: SATURDAY, October 1
Session Two: SATURDAY, October 1
Kickoff your Halloween celebrations by planting a spooky planter in this special Garden Adventure! After learning what a planter is and how to care for it, participants will work together to plant and decorate Halloween-themed planters. Containers, plants, spooky decorations, and more will be provided. Don't miss out on this frightfully fun class!
SATURDAY, November 5
Halloween may be over, but there are still plenty of pumpkins and other gourds to be found! After learning what a gourd is and discovering the fun and unique varieties that exist in the world, we’ll create a “gourd-geous” work of art using squash, pumpkins, and decorations from the Garden.
SATURDAY, November 12
Have you ever wondered why green leaves change to red, yellow, orange, and brown in the fall? Join us as we investigate this yearly phenomenon and learn why the leaves not only change colors, but also why they fall off the trees. After we’ll create beautiful leaf lanterns to bring a piece of nature indoors and enjoy throughout the season.
Red Butte Garden Sprout House
Garden Members: $5, General Public: $7 / 'Spooky Planters' for Garden Members: $12, General Public: $15
Closed Thanksgiving Day and Dec 24-Jan 1
*On days when outdoor concerts are scheduled, garden hours are 9AM-5PM
Only Service Animals are allowed in the garden
Adults (ages 18-64): $12
Seniors (ages 65+): $10
Military w/ID: $10
Children (ages 3-17): $7
Children (under 3): Free
U of U Faculty/Staff: $10
U of U Students: Free with valid ID
Groups (12 or more) $1 off ea. person
Enjoy half-price admission December, January, and February