Welcome
The Garden classroom stays open year-round and hosts an array of programs led by experts who draw inspiration from our plant collections and the desert environment. Mobile users: Find the members login in the menu to the right.

To redeem a LEARN Gift Certificate with a promo code, click here.
Get inspired and learn new skills through one of our programs in art, gardening, photography, history, science, travel and wellness.
Gain skills and confidence to get the job done in all aspects of desert landscaping, plus earn a credential after you successfully complete all the certificate programs.
Families engage in hands-on, nature-based experiences in a fun and safe environment, and teachers can participate in professional development opportunities.
Summer Camp K-6th Grade
Rising kindergarteners-rising 6th graders become scientists as they use their powers of observation to learn about the world around them. Garden instructors encourage exploratory learning in a fun and safe environment. Each week packs new nature-based adventures, art projects, and creativity into engaging and educational experiences. Snack provided. Campers bring their own lunch.

To register for your selected week of camp, please select the quantity of campers AND select the group with your child/children's grade level(s) for the 2020-2021 school year in the drop-down menu. This may mean you complete multiple registrations if you have children spanning multiple grades. This helps us ensure family members and friends are in their preferred groups. Thank you!

Extended Camp is now available as an add-on product when you register for Summer Camp.

Wonderful Water - June
Regular Price: $225.00
Member Price: $180.00
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June 1-5 / 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Dive in to summer with an exploration of water. Investigate the chemical properties, ecological importance, and conservation of water in our desert. Prepare to get wet!

Real Life Transformers - June
Regular Price: $225.00
Member Price: $180.00
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June 8-12 / 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Explore lifecycles of frogs, butterflies and other creatures through hands-on activities and live animal guests as they make their amazing transformations from beginning to end.
 

Locomotion Commotion
Regular Price: $225.00
Member Price: $180.00
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June 15-19 / 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Run, scurry, slither, and hurry to camp to uncover the many modes of animal locomotion. Discover how animals move and how they influence engineers designing their own inventions.

Amazing Adaptations
Regular Price: $225.00
Member Price: $180.00
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June 22-26 / 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Why are jackrabbit ears so big? Why are chuckwalla’s tails so fat? Discover answers to these questions and many other amazing adaptations to life in our harsh desert climate.

Wonderful Water - July
Regular Price: $225.00
Member Price: $180.00
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July 6-10 / 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Dive in to summer with an exploration of water. Investigate the chemical properties, ecological importance, and conservation of water in our desert. Prepare to get wet!

Real Life Transformers - July
Regular Price: $225.00
Member Price: $180.00
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July 13-17 / 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Explore lifecycles of frogs, butterflies and other creatures through hands-on activities and live animal guests as they make their amazing transformations from beginning to end.

Package Deal - Summer Camp 2 Weeks
Regular Price: $305.00
Member Price: $380.00
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Register for two weeks of camp by April 8 and receive a 15 percent discount!

Offer expires April 8. Programs may be purchased separately at the regular price, subject to availability.

Select your camp weeks during checkout.
Session Summer 2019: Mon, Jun 3, 2019 - Mon, Jul 15, 2019 8:30AM - 3:00PM   CLOSED

Package Deal - Summer Camp 3 Weeks
Regular Price: $500.00
Member Price: $450.00
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Register for three weeks of camp by April 8 and receive a discount!

Offer expires April 8. Programs may be purchased separately at the regular price, subject to availability.

Select your camp weeks during checkout.
Session Summer 2019: Mon, Jun 3, 2019 - Mon, Jul 15, 2019 8:30AM - 3:00PM   CLOSED

Package Deal - Summer Camp 4 Weeks
Regular Price: $610.00
Member Price: $760.00
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Register for four weeks of camp by April 1 and receive a discount!

Offer expires April 1. Programs may be purchased separately at the regular price, subject to availability.

Select your camp weeks during checkout.