Programs for Kids

Garden Mice Adventures: Special Places & Magical Spaces

Children love discovering enchanted spaces and places to call their own! Call to arrange a special Garden tour and tailored field experience for your group with our Program Coordinator and Docents/Master Gardeners. Interactive tours will focus on using the power of looking, investigating plants and flowers up close, observing creatures they’ll find in the great outdoors, or creating art with nature. Pre-registration is required at least three weeks prior to the tour date. Please call the Mounts office for details.

$10 for children’s group tours

Meet at the Garden entrance on Military Trail

Stories in the Garden

Second Friday of the Month (January-April)
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at The Garden Pavilion
Stacey Burford, Youth Services Librarian

Celebrate the twelfth year of Stories in the Garden by bringing your young ones (ages 2-6) to these FREE nature-themed programs co-sponsored by the Palm Beach County Library System. They’ll love the interactive stories, songs and learning activities in the Garden. Scheduled learning activities:

Programs are held rain or shine in our sheltered Pavilion. No reservations required, except for parties of six or more. A craft activity to culminate each day will be reserved for the first 30 registrants.

Nature Camp – POSTPONED

Pirates in the Garden: An Odyssey of Botanical Proportions!
Members: $175; Non-Members: $200
Education Department, Mounts Botanical Garden

Your children will discover the special places and magical spaces of Mounts Botanical Garden!

Our Nature Camp offers playful and creative opportunities for children to explore the world around. Participating Pirates will learn to think like a horticulturist and observe like an artist throughout this week-long nature program. Campers will gather garden materials for investigation and discovery, learn about engineering in nature, create art projects, explore a Bamboo Forest, and go birding!

Each day will be filled with outdoor explorations, hands-on activities, and time to create art in the garden. This year’s lineup offers sessions for Kindergarteners through Fifth Graders. We balance curiosity-driven free time with garden science activities to instill a sense of awe and wonder in our subtropical botanical oasis!


Palm Beach County 4-H is a partnership between University of Florida/IFAS Extension Service and Palm Beach County Government. Together, in collaboration with a diverse team of local, state and federal partners they create intentional, long-term, positive youth development opportunities.

For more information on the 4-H program, please visit Palm Beach County 4-H.

Fall Family Festival

Sunday, October 16 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Co-sponsored by the Junior League of the Palm Beaches

Mounts Botanical Garden and The Junior League of the Palm Beaches join forces to present this annual event. Bring the family and celebrate with us through a variety of fun-filled activities. Our festival features games, hands-on educational displays, music and refreshments. In addition, 4-H will hold an Open House in the Exhibit Halls. Favorite activities include pony rides, face painting, the kiddie train, and many more! Some activities are free; others have a nominal charge.

Cost: $5 per adult; Members and children ten years and under are free

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  • Suggested Donation: $5
  • Members: Free
  • Events and Exhibits may have special pricing

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