Summer Camps

Spend the week on an outdoor adventure at our nature-based summer day camps..

Perfect for kids ages 3-12. Catch frogs, hike trails, tour the butterfly showhouse, and rediscover the natural world. All camps include fun environmental activities, games and crafts tailored to fit each week’s individual theme.  Camps are led by the Garden’s trained environmental educators. 


CANCELLATION POLICY Cancellations made up to two weeks prior to the camp starting date will be refunded 50% of the camp fees. No refunds are issued for cancellations within two weeks of camp starting date. No refund, reduction of fees or credit will be granted for late arrival, early departure, withdrawal, or dismissal. For more information email uabg.education@ualberta.ca or call 780-492-3106.


Summer Camp - Adventureland - Session 1

(Ages 3-5) July 3-6, 2018. Session 1: 9 am - 12 pm

Come to the Garden for a week of adventures in nature! We’ll see furry and feathery friends, do some fun games and crafts, and explore the forests’ secrets! Camps include fun environmental activities, games and crafts tailored to fit each week’s individual theme. All camps are led by UABG’s trained environmental educators. Ages 3-5. $95+ tax.


Summer Camp - Adventureland - Session 2

(Ages 3-5) July 3-6, 2018. Session 2: 1 pm - 4 pm

Come to the Garden for a week of adventures in nature! We’ll see furry and feathery friends, do some fun games and crafts, and explore the forests’ secrets! Camps include fun environmental activities, games and crafts tailored to fit each week’s individual theme. All camps are led by UABG’s trained environmental educators. Ages 3-5. $95+ tax.


Summer Camp - Myths & Legends of the Garden

(Ages 6-8) July 9-13, 2018, 9 am - 3 pm

What really lives in the Botanic Garden forests? Come join us for crafts and games as we learn more about the magical fauna and flora that make up the legends and lore of the Botanic Garden. Camps include fun environmental activities, games and crafts tailored to fit each week’s individual theme. All camps are led by UABG’s trained environmental educators. Ages 6-8. $220+ tax.


Summer Camp - Nature Olympics

(Ages 8-11) July 16-20, 2018, 9 am - 3 pm

Our top track star can reach speeds of 70 km/hr while our gold medal high jumper can leap up to 30 times their height! Come join us during this week long camp to find out who these Nature Olympians are and to see if you have what it takes to join their ranks! An active week for adventurous and energetic kids! Camps include fun environmental activities, games and crafts tailored to fit each week’s individual theme. All camps are led by UABG’s trained environmental educators. Ages 8-11. $220+ tax.


Summer Camp - How to Train Your Dragonfly

(Ages 4-6) July 23-27, 2018, 9 am - 3 pm

From dragons and knights to fairies and trolls, your adventure awaits! Spend the week outdoors playing characters from your favourite stories while learning more about the magic that exists all around us in the Garden! Camps include fun environmental activities, games and crafts tailored to fit each week’s individual theme. All camps are led by UABG’s trained environmental educators. Ages 4-6. $220+ tax.


Summer Camp - Art in Nature

(Ages 9-12) July 30 - August 3, 2018, 9 am - 3 pm

Are you a budding artist who loves nature? Join us for a week long art camp where we’ll find inspiration from the plants and critters in the Garden to experiment with watercolours, paint and pastels! Friends and family are invited to a viewing of our camp art gallery at the end of the week! Camps include fun environmental activities, games and crafts tailored to fit each week’s individual theme. All camps are led by UABG’s trained environmental educators. Ages 9-12. $235+ tax.


Summer Camp - Furs & Feathers in the Garden - Session 1

(Ages 3-5) August 7-10, 2018. Session 1: 9 am - 12 pm

Do you love flying and crawling critters? Join us for a week of searching for bugs, birds, and mammals on land, in the air, and underwater! Camps include fun environmental activities, games and crafts tailored to fit each week’s individual theme. All camps are led by UABG’s trained environmental educators. Ages 3-5. $95+ tax.


Summer Camp - Furs & Feathers in the Garden - Session 2

(Ages 3-5) August 7-10, 2018. Session 2: 1 pm - 4 pm

Do you love flying and crawling critters? Join us for a week of searching for bugs, birds, and mammals on land, in the air, and underwater! Camps include fun environmental activities, games and crafts tailored to fit each week’s individual theme. All camps are led by UABG’s trained environmental educators. Ages 3-5. $95+ tax.


Summer Camp - Let's Go Wild!

(Ages 9-12) August 13-17, 2018, 9 am - 3 pm

Find your inner animal and get ready for a week of adventure in the forest! Join our animal pack for a week of nature exploration where survival strategies are discovered through games, challenges, and nature walks. Camps include fun environmental activities, games and crafts tailored to fit each week’s individual theme. All camps are led by UABG’s trained environmental educators. Ages 9-12. $220+ tax.