VanDusen Botanical Garden

The Vancouver Botanical Gardens Association's Day camps at VanDusen Garden and Bloedel Conservatory are immensely popular and often sell out very quickly. Our carefully crafted blend of science, exploration, games and crafts give children the opportunity to learn and play throughout the beauty of the Garden and the Conservatory, while fostering positive stewardship of the environment. Days are spent mostly outdoors in the Garden, but may also include time in the classroom in the Visitor Centre, glasshouse or at Bloedel Conservatory.

About the Gardens:
This spectacular 22-hectare (55-acre) garden in the heart of Vancouver has matured into a botanical garden ...
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Schedules

12 Sessions



For ages 8-10 yrs

Who do these bones belong to? Where did all the seeds go? Eco-Sleuths will solve the daily nature mystery by exploring the Garden in search of clues. Campers will learn new investigative techniques... Read More

Mon-Fri -
9:30am - 4pm
VanDusen Botanical Garden
$305.00 Taxes waived

For ages 8-10 yrs

Get your hands dirty and discover what it takes to make your meal from the ground up. Starting from the soil we will explore decomposition, experiment with soil pH, dissect seeds, and plant micro-g... Read More

Mon-Fri -
9:30am - 4pm
VanDusen Botanical Garden
$305.00 Taxes waived

For ages 5-7 yrs

Get your hands dirty and discover what it takes to make your meal from the ground up. Starting from the soil we will explore decomposition, experiment with soil pH, dissect seeds, and plant micro-g... Read More

Mon-Fri -
9:30am - 4pm
VanDusen Botanical Garden
$305.00 Taxes waived

For ages 8-10 yrs

Dive into the wonderful world of water and get to know the plants and animals that live there. Peer into a pond to find and identify the creatures that lurk below, tour VanDusen’s lakes and streams... Read More

Mon-Fri -
9:30am - 4pm
VanDusen Botanical Garden
$305.00 Taxes waived

For ages 4-5 yrs

Each day is a new adventure at our nature based camp! Discover the amazing world of birds, bugs, and plants through fun and games. Camp starts with a story in the Yosef Wosk Library and Resource C... Read More

Tues-Fri -
9am - 12pm
VanDusen Botanical Garden
Member $108/Non-member $120

For ages 4-5 yrs

Each day is a new adventure at our nature based camp! Discover the amazing world of birds, bugs, and plants through fun and games. Camp starts with a story in the Yosef Wosk Library and Resource C... Read More

Tues-Fri -
1pm - 4pm
VanDusen Botanical Garden
Member $108/Non-member $120
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