Date(s) - Mon 28 Jul - Fri 1 Aug
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
July 28 – August 1 Classes: Ages 4, 5 & 6
Learn about the cunning characteristics of Idaho plants and animals that help them survive. What is that orange stuff that comes out of ladybug knees? Why do frogs close their eyes when they eat? Why do grasshoppers sometimes throw up when you catch them? Learn the answers to these and other questions.
Botany Camp is a morning science program designed for children ages 4-9 to participate in games, crafts and nature walks at the Idaho Botanical Garden.
Each class meets Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM – noon.
Cost for each class: members $65, non-members $90.
The campers are divided into two classes by age.Each class is limited to 20 children and is supervised by an adult teacher and two aides.
Due to high demand, each child may register for no more than two classes. Payment is refundable up to two weeks prior to the first day of camp class, minus a $10 processing fee.
Registration may be made ONLINE, or through the IBG Administrative office at:
2355 Old Penitentiary Rd,
Boise, ID 83712
TO REGISTER ONLINE:
If not a current member receive member rates by joining or renewing your membership online. Become a Member, complete the online membership form and add it to the cart.
• Once on the Botany Camp registration page, sign in/register, choose the camp session, and enter the child’s registration information. Add the camp registration to the cart. Garden members will show the discount during check out.
• Go to the cart to submit payment information.
If you experience problems with the online system, have questions, or would like to sign-up over the phone, please call the Garden office at (208) 343-8649, Monday–Friday from 9 a.m.–4 p.m.
What to bring
Children should bring a snack each day; wear closed-toed shoes and sunscreen. Following registration, you will receive a confirmation letter and an emergency medical form that must be returned the first day of camp.
2014 CAMP Schedule
7/14-7/18 – Knee High and Toe Low (Ages 5-6, 7-9)
7/21-7/25 – Salad Science (Ages 5-6, 7-9)
7/28 – 8/1 – Fascinating Features (Ages 4, 5-6)
8/4-8/8 – Bugs, Birds & Bats (Ages 5-6, 7-9)
8/11-8/15 – Roots to Treetops (Ages 4, 5-6)