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Register online for your 5-7 year old:

July 7 - 11 | 2 spots left

July 14 - 18 | FULL!
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July 21 -25 | REGISTER > 1 SPOT LEFT
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July 28 - August 1 | FULL!
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Register online for your 8-10 year old:

June 23 - 27 | FULL!
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August 4 - 8 | 1 SPOT LEFT
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August 11 - 15 | FULL!
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*Limited to two sessions per child, unless space permits.

Every year from mid-June to mid-August the Garden's Education Program offers Green Stuff, a fun hands-on science day camp for children ages 5 to 10.  Examples of activities campers might do include:

  • Go on a five senses tour of the Garden1
  • Learn about amazing plant adaptations and habitat diversity
  • Taste foods growing in our Crops of the World garden
  • Become a young botanist and see plant parts up close under microscopes
  • Experiment with growing your own seedlings
  • Hunt for garden animals including birds, newts, lizards
    and compost critters
  • Discover how Native Americans of California used plants
  • Make crafts from plant material to take home
  • Investigate in a different part of the Garden everyday!


Green Stuff is wonderfully small camp, limited to 12 children per week with 2 counselors, where each child gets very personal attention. We break-up into even smaller groups for walks with our Botanical Garden docents - 6 children and a counselor with a docent. The counselors are two well-trained UC Berkeley students, undergraduate or graduate students in Plant Sciences and/or Education, who have experience and a love for educating young children and sharing the wonders of plants and nature.


Click here to register online for your 5-7 year old.
Click here to register online for your 8-10 year old.

If you would rather mail-in a registration form, you may download it by clicking here.
For more camp information, email the Education Program Coordinator at manoux@berkeley.edu or call 510-643-4832.