Summer Camps

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

Perfect for kids ages 4-12. 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 interpreters.


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 - Critter Craze - Session 1

(Ages 4-6) July 2-5, 2019. Session 1: 9 am - 12 pm

Calling all kid critters! Have you ever wondered what a squirrel, bunny or woodpecker does all day? Put on your favorite ears and tail, and join the fun. Camps include fun environmental activities, games and crafts tailored to fit each week’s individual theme. All camps are led by UABG’s trained interpreters. Ages 4-6. $95+ tax.


Summer Camp - Critter Craze - Session 2

(Ages 4-6) July 2-5, 2019. Session 2: 1 pm - 4 pm

Calling all kid critters! Have you ever wondered what a squirrel, bunny or woodpecker does all day? Put on your favorite ears and tail, and join the fun.  Camps include fun environmental activities, games and crafts tailored to fit each week’s individual theme. All camps are led by UABG’s trained interpreters. Ages 4-6. $95+ tax.


Summer Camp - Enchanted Forest

(Ages 6-8) July 8-12, 2019, 9 am - 3 pm

Fairies, gnomes, and woodland creatures are waiting to meet you! Spend a week outdoors discovering the secrets of the Botanic Garden Forest. Work together to create fairy / gnome houses. Camps include fun environmental activities, games and crafts tailored to fit each week’s individual theme. All camps are led by UABG’s trained interpreters. Ages 6-8. $220 + tax.


Summer Camp - Can You Escape the Garden?

(Ages 8-12) July 15-19, 2019, 9 am - 3 pm

Through daily clues and games, get one-step closer to finding your way through the Garden. Put your learned skills to the test in an ultimate escape challenge 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 interpreters. Ages 8-12. $220 + tax.


Summer Camp - Marigold Poppins

(Ages 6-8) July 22-26, 2019, 9 am - 3 pm

With her talking umbrella, Marigold Poppins is ready to take you on a week long adventure. Jump into the picture and discover the magic that awaits! Camps include fun environmental activities, games and crafts tailored to fit each week’s individual theme. All camps are led by UABG’s trained interpreters. Ages 6-8. $220 + tax.


Summer Camp - Fantastic Critters and Where to Find Them

(Ages 6-8) July 29 - August 2, 2019, 9 am - 3 pm

Witches and Wizards discover the many fantastic critters that are hiding in the Garden! Dive into the wizard world through games, crafts and exploring the magical places at 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 interpreters. Ages 6-8. $220 + tax.


Summer Camp - A Buggy Life - Session 1

(Ages 4-6) August 6-9, 2019. Session 1: 9 am - 12 pm

Shrink down to the size of your favorite bug and discover a whole new world. Come join us for a week of hopping, flying, crawling and buzzing around 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 interpreters. Ages 4-6. $95 + tax.


Summer Camp - A Buggy Life - Session 2

(Ages 4-6) August 6-9, 2019. Session 2: 1 pm - 4 pm

Shrink down to the size of your favorite bug and discover a whole new world. Come join us for a week of hopping, flying, crawling and buzzing around 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 interpreters. Ages 4-6. $95 + tax.


Summer Camp - Eco Artist

(Ages 8-12) August 12-16, 2019, 9 am - 3 pm

Explore the great outdoors and get inspired! Join us for a week long art camp where we will create art pieces from natural materials. Let your creativity flow as you paint with natural pigments, sculpt with mud and collage with leaves. 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 interpreters. Ages 8-12. $235 + tax.


Summer Camp - Nature Heroes

(Ages 6-8) August 19-23, 2019, 9 am - 3 pm

Super heroes assemble! Grab your cape and join us for a week of super hero training to discover your power within. Camps include fun environmental activities, games and crafts tailored to fit each week’s individual theme. All camps are led by UABG’s trained interpreters. Ages 6-8. $220 + tax.