Birmingham Botanical Gardens is open to all, every day of the week. Spring/summer hours are 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. (March 13–November 5). Please note that face coverings are optional inside City of Birmingham-owned buildings and venues, including the Garden Center and other indoor facilities at the Gardens, effective March 1, 2022. For more information and guidelines for visiting, please click here. We look forward to your visit!

Adventures in the Gardens: A Family Camp Experience (updated schedule)


Adventures in the Gardens: A Family Camp Experience

Instructor: Taylor Steele

July 23–27, 2019 | 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Drop-In Pricing: Members $20 | Non-Members $25 | Additional Family Member $5

*Price covers the admission for 1 adult + 1 child

Activities recommended for children ages 4 and above; younger siblings are welcome with adult supervision

Bridge natural and family connections in this week-long intergenerational experience. Professional naturalist Taylor Steele will guide your family through a hands-on exploration of Birmingham Botanical Gardens' 67.5 acres, from looking at the unique adaptations and everyday uses of tropical plants, to exploring the wild beauty of Alabama Woodlands. Each day we will venture out with a unique theme and focus in the Gardens! This drop-in experience allows families to enjoy the entire week of this experience or to attend camp days as your schedule allows! 

Daily activities include nature hike, habitat stewardship, gardening for wildlife, animal and plant care, wilderness safety and survival, wildlife watching, plant propagation, vegetable prints, water ecology, soil characterization, vermiculture, forest fairies, etc..



Refunds (minus a $15 processing fee) will be given for Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens programs priced at $25 or more if notification is made at least 10 business days prior to class start date. (You are always welcome to send another person under your registration if you cannot attend.) Transfers may be made to programs of equal value within the same series (e.g., Children's Summer Camps, Saturdays in the Gardens, etc.) at no additional fee. We reserve the right to cancel classes due to lack of participation or other unforeseen circumstances. Please note that programs are held rain or shine; in extreme weather conditions, programs may be canceled for your safety and the safety of staff and volunteers. If we cancel a program for any of these reasons, we will issue a full refund.