Camps and More

Ms. Smarty-Plants™ Camps and More!

Ms. Smarty-Plants™ Spring Break Enrichment Program 2022

This “camp-style” enrichment program offers nature exploration, craft activities, animals encounters, and more. This half day program is Spanish dual-immersion and open to grades K-6th. The program includes a Ms. Smarty-Plants™ presentation and a take home craft. Snacks and drinks are provided. All children should wear sunscreen and/or a hat, closed toed shoes and bring a water bottle.

Dates: April 13th and 14th (Select one or both days)
Start Times:  9:00am-12:00pm (8:30am drop off begins)
Cost: $30 per day / per child (Parents free with purchase of a child’s ticket. Ages 4 and under free)
Scholarships available for Title 1 schools
Audience: Grades K-6th grade (Spanish dual immersion)

Pre-registration is required. Program registration will not be available onsite. This program has a maximum capacity of 100 participants per day. Contact the Education Department via email about scholarships at SmartyPlants@thegarden.org.

Ms. Smarty-Plants™ Summer Programs 2022

Our weeklong, half-day camps will be available to all nature lovers!  This camp will reunite children with nature where they will learn about conservation, changes in our climate, and local wildlife. Each day includes a craft activity, games, and a snack and drink for each child. This is a drop off event, but parents are welcome to explore the garden during the program. 

All children should wear sunscreen and/or a hat, closed toed shoes and bring a water bottle. 

CAMP 1

Theme: Earth Heroes!
Dates: July 11-15th 
Start Times:  9:00am-12:00pm (8:30 drop off begins)
Cost: $150 per week (Scholarships are available for Cajon Valley Schools District students)
Audience: Grades K-6th grade
Maximum capacity: 100
Sponsor: San Diego Foundation, Opening the Outdoors Grant

CAMP 2 

Theme: Nature Explorers!
Dates: July 18-22nd 9:00am-12:00pm
Start Times:  9:00am-12:00pm (8:30 drop off begins)
Cost: $150 per week (Scholarships available for Title 1 schools)
Audience: Grades K-6th grade
Maximum capacity: 100
Sponsor: Prebys Foundation 

Pre-registration is required. Program registration will not be available onsite 

This program has a maximum capacity of 100 per day. Contact the Education Department about scholarships via email SmartyPlants@thegarden.org.