NatureKid To-Go Kit: Kid Scientist

NatureKid To-Go Kit: Kid Scientist

Nature Education Program

Saturday, September 19
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

 This program is sold out. Please visit our Children & Family Programs page for other available to-go kits.

Saturday Only – Special Sale! We have a select number of various to-go kits available for purchase. For availability and for more information on the available kits, please call (757) 441-5830 ext.324!

Dissect an owl pellet, and then practice using the scientific method on a seed germination experiment. Each Kid Scientist Kit also includes an air plant! Recommended for ages 7+ with some caregiver participation.

To-Go Kits are scheduled to be picked up from the Garden, and completed at home*. The listed dates and times for the program are the designated pick-up times for each kit. If you need to schedule a Saturday morning pick-up, please contact Youth Education staff at to arrange the change to the order. 

*Each kit includes instructions on how to access additional materials on Google Classroom.


In compliance with Virginia’s Governor’s Executive Order 63, NBG commits to the following:

  • All guests and volunteers ages 10+ are required to wear a protective mask that covers the mouth and nose when entering any NBG building or structure including outdoor restrooms and the butterfly house (when opened).
  • Our youngest visitors,  “Sprouts” over the age of two, are strongly encouraged to wear a mask in compliance with current CDC health and safety recommendations.
  • Guests are asked to bring their own personal facemask. NBG has a very limited supply of disposal masks available upon request at the Guest Services desk in Baker Hall.
  • Face coverings shall also be required when patrons are outdoors if a distance of six feet from other persons, not associated with one household, cannot be maintained.


Price for NBG Members:  $10/kit

Price for Not-yet Members: $15/kit*

*Not-yet Member kits do not include Garden admission.

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