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Youth Programs

The Arboretum offers programs that engage students of all ages with nature. Explore the links below for more information.

Acorn Academy Nature Preschool Programs

Eight-week fall session runs Thursdays, September 16 to November 4. Click here for more information and to register.

Click here to access virtual preschool lessons to share with young nature lovers. 

Homeschool Programs

Summer Camps

Summer Nature Camps are full! If your child is registered, click here to fill out camp forms.

Birds, Bees, and Dandelion Seeds Virtual Field Trip

Designed for second-graders in Queen Anne's and Caroline County Public Schools and funded by the Gray Charitable Trust, this week-long unit focuses on pollinators, seed dispersal, and native bees. 

Activities include video clips from the Arboretum, games, experiments, songs, and a final project. Lessons are available for use by homeschool families, private schools, and the general public and are appropriate for students in grades one through four. Click here for the field trip unit.

Check out our full lineup of Virtual Education offerings