UPDATE: Phipps is now open for your visit. All tickets must be purchased in advance, and new safety protocols are required. Learn more about how you can join us!

Attend a one-hour camp on plants, bugs and more with a curious preschooler in your life. Each session includes stories, songs, interactive lessons and a healthy snack. Adult accompaniment is required for each of these programs. To learn even more, please call 412/441-4442, ext. 3925.

AGES 2 – 4
Mondays, 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. OR 11 a.m. – noon
Center for Sustainable Landscapes Classroom

Interested in a class that's already sold out? Email us to be placed on our waiting list.

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Water Wonder

Mon., Sept. 9

Experiment with water and discover its importance, from a glass of water that keeps us healthy to a rainstorm that feeds our forests.

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Bug Explorers

Mon., Sept. 16

Learn about bugs and insects we see in the fall and how they help plants grow and turn fallen leaves into soil.

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We Are Botanists

Mon., Sept. 23

Nature is full of shapes and patterns. Let’s look for rectangles, triangles and circles in the conservatory.

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Autumn Rainbow

Mon., Sept. 30

Come learn about the magical colors of autumn, from leaves and flowers to animals changing their coats. 

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Down By the Pond

Mon., Oct. 7

Learn about the animals and plants that makes their homes in water — and how they prepare for the chills of winter.

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Apples and Pumpkins

Mon., Oct. 14

Discover the world of delicious fall produce and investigate the insides of apples and pumpkins.

Select photos © Cory Doman, Paul g. Wiegman, Brian Cohen