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Kids and Families

Drop-In Family Activities

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Family Itinerary

A child runs through 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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Summer Programs

Three students and a teacher look at plants in the Native Flora Garden.

The Garden offers a variety of summer programs for kids of all ages!

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Discovery Garden for Kids

A volunteer with a child.

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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Children's Garden Classes

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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 teenagers holding 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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