Kids’ Horticulture Camps at the Botanical Gardens

Date(s) - Friday, Aug 01, 2014
12:30 pm-4:00 pm


The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens  will hold new Horticulture Camps. An advanced take on the Junior Botanist Camp, kids ages 10-16 can delve a little deeper into gardening. Visit with Horticulture Staff and volunteers, learn how to propagate plants, create hypertufa planters and other fun age-appropriate horticultural activities. Camps run from 12:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m. each day. The cost for garden members is $95 per week or $19 per day. For non-members, $105 per week or $21 per day.

Pre-registration is required and camp forms are due the Wednesday before each camp week. Click here  to register or for additional details.

ABC 1 – July 28-Aug 1 – Basic gardening and plant fun!

ABC 2 – August 18-22 – Basic gardening and plant fun!


Junior Botanist Camps – Students ages 5-12 

BC 1 – July 7-11 – Wild and Wacky Water

BC 2 – July 14-18 – Birds, Bats, Bees and Butterflies: Pollinators

BC 3 – July 21-25 – Crunch, Plants We Munch: Edible Garden

BC 4 – August 4-8 – Plants and our Planet

BC 5 – August 11-15 – Survival Adventure


You can also register for the Art Camps and Advanced Art Camps, held each morning before the botanist and horticulture camps. You will receive a discount by registering for full-day camps, and pre-registration is required. Campers staying for both camps will need to bring a bagged lunch. For details on full-day camps, please see the Art & Botany Camps page, or call 716-827-1584 ext. 291. To register for either camp, or both, click here.