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University of Alberta Botanic Garden

Services Offered


Kids Birthday Parties
Summer Camps
Drop-Ins Welcome
Kids Lessons
Regular Programs
Accommodates Special Kids
Free Parking
Wheelchair Accessible
Change Tables Available
Free Wi-Fi

About

The University of Alberta Botanic Garden (formerly the Devonian Botanic Garden) is a stunning 97 hectare (240-acre) property located in Parkland County, 15 minutes southwest of Edmonton, with cultivated gardens and plant collections, indoor showhouses, and extensive natural areas.

The U of A Botanic Garden is an award-winning visitor attraction, a research site, and home to year-round adult and children's education programming.

Highlights of the Garden, which was established in 1959, include the Aga Khan Garden, Kurimoto Japanese Garden; a Tropical Showhouse with exotic butterflies; Temperate and Arid Showhouses; alpine, herb, rose, peony, lilac, lily and primula collections ...

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8 Sessions

CANCELLED: Summer Camp - Trails n' Tails
For ages 4-6 yrs

Pack a snack and get ready to look for tracks! Join us for a week of fur, feathers and fun! Camps include fun environmental activities, games and crafts tailored to fit each week’s individual theme... Read More

Tues-Fri -
9am - 12pm
University of Alberta Botanic Garden
$105+tax
CANCELLED: Summer Camp - How to Train Your Dragonfly (full-day)
For ages 6-8 yrs

From dragons and knights to fairies and gnomes, your adventure awaits! Spend time outdoors playing characters from your favourite stories while learning more about the magic that exists at the Gard... Read More

Mon-Fri -
9am - 3:30pm
University of Alberta Botanic Garden
$225+tax
CANCELLED: Summer Camp - Journey to the Secret Garden
For ages 8-12 yrs

Come along for a trip you’ll never forget! Follow the map, decode the clues and learn important survival skills as you search for the Secret Garden. Work as a team to forage for food, build shelter... Read More

Mon-Fri -
9am - 3:30pm
University of Alberta Botanic Garden
$225+tax
CANCELLED: Summer Camp - Grossology
For ages 6-8 yrs

Muddy boots, stink bugs, and swamps! Spend a week getting up close and personal with everything “gross” nature has to offer and learn how cool science can be! Camps include fun environmental activi... Read More

Mon-Fri -
9am - 3:30pm
University of Alberta Botanic Garden
$225+tax
CANCELLED: Summer Camp - How to Train Your Dragonfly (4 half-days)
For ages 4-6 yrs

From dragons and knights to fairies and gnomes, your adventure awaits! Spend time outdoors playing characters from your favourite stories while learning more about the magic that exists at the Gard... Read More

Mon-Thurs -
9am - 12pm
University of Alberta Botanic Garden
$105+tax

Events

2 Events

Party Packages

6 Party Packages

Our children’s birthday party packages will provide lasting memories for your child and their friends, and a stress-free day for you! All parties are 1.5 hour, outdoor-based programs. Offered May through early fall.


Royal Garden Adventures
AGES
3-10 yrs
MAX GUESTS
25
PRICE
$225+
Hear ye! Hear ye! Calling all princesses and knights to join us for a magical quest. Create your own crown before we head off on our adve... Read More

Dinosaur Dig
AGES
3-10 yrs
MAX GUESTS
25
PRICE
$225+
This party is for only the bravest of explorers! Join us for an archeological adventure at the Garden, where you will learn all about bon... Read More

Fairy Garden Tea Party
AGES
3-10 yrs
MAX GUESTS
25
PRICE
$225+
Bring out all your little fairies to join us for a wonderful Garden tea party! With wings to wear, your little ones will feel magical whi... Read More

Going Buggy Butterfly Party
AGES
3-10 yrs
MAX GUESTS
25
PRICE
$225+
Buzz, buzz! Calling all little bugs and butterflies to the Garden! Guests get to dress up in some cute wings and catch some of their favo... Read More

Ponds and Frogs
AGES
3-10 yrs
MAX GUESTS
25
PRICE
$225+
A favorite party at the Garden. Explore our ponds and get dirty catching a wide variety of pond critters - from water bugs to snails to f... Read More

Wilderness Adventure
AGES
3-10 yrs
MAX GUESTS
25
PRICE
$225+
Become a wild animal in this fun forest birthday party! Discover our fascinating animal specimens, discuss their cool adaptations, and go... Read More

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