Kids and Families

Drop-In Family Activities

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Discovery Garden for Kids

A child playing with plants in Discovery Garden for Kids

The new and expanded Discovery Garden, created especially for the Garden's youngest visitors, offers exciting exhibits and activities for the next generation of naturalists.

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Family Itinerary

A child running on the grass.

Young naturalists (and their grown-ups) can use this itinerary to explore the plants, animals, and habitats around the Garden.

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Children's Garden Classes

A child playing with plants in Discovery Garden for Kids

Budding gardeners aged 2 to 17 can plant their own crops and flowers and harvest them under the guidance of garden instructors.

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Teen apprenticeships

Three teens showing off vegetables.

The Garden Apprentice Program (GAP) at Brooklyn Botanic Garden is a great way for teens to learn about urban agriculture and the environment!

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