For any questions relating to our programs or our updated registration information, please email us at youthed@nbgs.org

Visit our BIRTHDAY PARTY page for information on hosting a child’s birthday party in the WOW Children’s Garden.

We also offer programs for GIRL SCOUTS and BOY SCOUTS!

To book a field trip for your school or organization, visit our SCHOOL PROGRAMS page.

NBG Member Exclusive Programs

Join us in the WOW Children’s Garden for free weekly programs for NBG Members! All programs are recommended for ages 3+ with chaperone participation. Themes vary weekly for each program. NBG members must pre-register their tickets online and show their membership for entry into the Garden. Chaperones are responsible for the behavior of their children.

Pre-registration is required. Space is limited to the first 15 children. Tickets for each month of themed programs will be available two weeks before the first date of the program. Click on the calendar dates below to register.

  • Winter Wanderers | 10AM on Wednesdays and Thursdays in February | Meet in the WOW Children’s Garden for winter-inspired exploration and activities.
  • Tales For Tots | 10AM on Wednesdays and Thursdays in March and April | Meet in the WOW Children’s Garden for a walking adventure and craft themed around some of our favorite garden story books.

Refund Policy

  • Cancellations 5 or more business days prior to the program start date: Refund, less 20% processing fee (minimum $5).
  • Cancellations 1-4 business days prior to the program start date: No Refund.
  • Programs canceled by the Garden due to low enrollment or inclement weather conditions will be refunded in full.  In the case of cancellations due to inclement weather, all registered guests will be contacted by phone or email.
  • All programs will be held rain or shine unless notified otherwise.

Upcoming Children & Family Programs

Member Exclusive: Winter Wanderers
02/29/2024 | 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Little Sprout Explorers: Veggie Gardens 101
03/04/2024 | 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Homeschool Garden Science: Into the Hundred Acre Wood
03/05/2024 | 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Member Exclusive: Tales for Tots
03/06/2024 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Member Exclusive: Tales for Tots
03/07/2024 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Little Sprout Explorers: B is for Birds
03/11/2024 | 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Homeschool Garden Science: Tropical Trek
03/12/2024 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Member Exclusive: Tales for Tots
03/13/2024 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Member Exclusive: Tales for Tots
03/14/2024 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Family Twilight Trek
03/15/2024 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Into the Woods Adventure Day
03/16/2024 | 11:00 am - 3:30 pm

Little Sprout Explorers: Shamrock STEM
03/18/2024 | 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Homeschool Garden Science: Lucky Garden STEAM
03/19/2024 | 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Member Exclusive: Tales for Tots
03/20/2024 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Member Exclusive: Tales for Tots
03/21/2024 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Storybook Tea Party
03/22/2024 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am

NEW DATE: Into the Wild Adventure Day
03/23/2024 | 11:00 am - 3:30 pm

Little Sprout Explorers: Spring into Spring!
03/25/2024 | 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Homeschool Garden Science: Weeds in the Garden
03/26/2024 | 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Member Exclusive: Tales for Tots
03/27/2024 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Member Exclusive: Tales for Tots
03/28/2024 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am

NEW DATE: Family Twilight Trek
03/29/2024 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Fairy & Gnome Spring Homes
03/30/2024 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am

NEW DATE: Homeschool STEM Day!
04/05/2024 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

NEW DATE: Family Twilight Trek
04/12/2024 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Storybook Tea Party
04/19/2024 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Girl Scout Shapes in Nature Day
04/20/2024 | 11:00 am - 3:30 pm

NEW DATE: Family Twilight Trek
04/26/2024 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm