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A week long-excursion into gardening and healthy eating!  Participate in a variety of activities in the gardens of The Arboretum as you explore the lives of plants, dig-in to the garden, search for wildlife and whip up some healthy snacks.

Family memberships can be a great way to offset some of the costs associated with camp.  Click here to learn about Arboretum membership.

For information about our camp scholarship program, please contact us at education@dawesarb.org.

Online registration for each individual camp session closes one week prior to the date the session starts. Late registrations may be accepted. To inquire about available space after online registration is closed, please call our Visitors Center during business hours at 740.323.2355.

When

  • July 16, 2018 - July 20, 2018
    9:00am - 3:00pm

Where

Visitors Center/Outdoors

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Water, water, everywhere!  Visit different parts of The Arboretum to dip-into aquatic habitats, play water games, water the veggies, make “garden soup” and learn about the water cycle through songs and experiments.

Family memberships can be a great way to offset some of the costs associated with camp.  Click here to learn about Arboretum membership.

For information about our camp scholarship program, please contact us at education@dawesarb.org.

Online registration for each individual camp session closes one week prior to the date the session starts. Late registrations may be accepted. To inquire about available space after online registration is closed, please call our Visitors Center during business hours at 740.323.2355.

When

  • July 16, 2018 - July 20, 2018
    9:00am - 3:00pm

Where

Visitors Center/Outdoors

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Meet staff from across The Arboretum as you navigate ecosystems, help with research projects and explore off-trail.  On our final day, we’ll shift to evening hours to enjoy a campfire-cooked dinner and a twilight hike through peaceful grounds. Please note, this camp meets on Wednesday, July 18, and Thursday, July 19, from 9am - 3pm and Friday, July 20, from 3pm - 9pm.

Family memberships can be a great way to offset some of the costs associated with camp.  Click here to learn about Arboretum membership.

For information about our camp scholarship program, please contact us at education@dawesarb.org.

Online registration for each individual camp session closes one week prior to the date the session starts. Late registrations may be accepted. To inquire about available space after online registration is closed, please call our Visitors Center during business hours at 740.323.2355.

When

  • July 18, 2018 - July 20, 2018
    9:00am - 9:00pm

Where

Visitors Center/Outdoors

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What

Learn with a group as creative educators bring families closer to the wonders of the natural world.  These programs, designed for children ages three to eight, keep the body moving and brain exercising as science is combined with games, crafts, stories and music.

Wednesday, July 18, 2018: Senses Seek and Find

Use all of your senses to search throughout the gardens.

The program is free.  Registration is not required.

When

  • July 18, 2018
    2:00pm - 2:45pm

Where

Visitors Center

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What

Take a guided tour of the Daweswood House Museum, once the country home of Arboretum co-founders Beman and Bertie Dawes.  See and hear the history behind antiques and memorabilia from the Dawes family.  A house highlight is the "Rathskeller," a basement area that displays shovels used by over 100 notable men and women who dedicated trees at The Arboretum and features their signatures on the ceiling.

Adults: $2     Children: $1     Members: FREE

Purchase tickets in the Visitors Center; please call ahead to confirm tour times.

When

  • July 21, 2018
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • July 21, 2018
    3:00pm - 4:00pm

Where

Daweswood House Museum

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What

Visit informative displays highlighting the history of forestry at The Arboretum.  The History Center is open Saturday and Sunday from April 7 to October 28.

This program is free.  Registration is not required.

When

  • July 21, 2018
    1:00pm - 4:00pm

Where

The History Center

  • (740) 323-2355
  • The Dawes Arboretum, 7770 Jacksontown Rd., Newark, Ohio, 43056, United States
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What

The Arboretum Archivist will demonstrate techniques that focus on the needs of a typical family's photograph collections. Participants will learn how to properly store and care for their photograph collections and where they can buy their supplies.  They will also get a behind-the-scenes look at some of the historic photographs in the Arboretum’s archival collections. Participants are encouraged to bring family photographs (no more than 5) that have specific preservation needs. Participants will take home an archival kit including an information sheet, photo enclosures, archival folders, white gloves, and a pencil.

When

  • July 21, 2018
    1:00pm - 2:30pm

Where

Visitors Center

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What

Take a guided tour of the Daweswood House Museum, once the country home of Arboretum co-founders Beman and Bertie Dawes.  See and hear the history behind antiques and memorabilia from the Dawes family.  A house highlight is the "Rathskeller," a basement area that displays shovels used by over 100 notable men and women who dedicated trees at The Arboretum and features their signatures on the ceiling.

Adults: $2     Children: $1     Members: FREE

Purchase tickets in the Visitors Center; please call ahead to confirm tour times.

When

  • July 22, 2018
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • July 22, 2018
    3:00pm - 4:00pm

Where

Daweswood House Museum

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What

Visit informative displays highlighting the history of forestry at The Arboretum.  The History Center is open Saturday and Sunday from April 7 to October 28.

This program is free.  Registration is not required.

When

  • July 22, 2018
    1:00pm - 4:00pm

Where

The History Center

  • (740) 323-2355
  • The Dawes Arboretum, 7770 Jacksontown Rd., Newark, Ohio, 43056, United States
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What would you do if you were stranded in the wilderness?  How would you survive?  In this hands-on camp, cover the basics of what it takes including nature awareness and mental preparedness.  Learn how to use a compass and other tools essential for survival and take part in a geocaching adventure.

Family memberships can be a great way to offset some of the costs associated with camp.  Click here to learn about Arboretum membership.

For information about our camp scholarship program, please contact us at education@dawesarb.org.

Online registration for each individual camp session closes one week prior to the date the session starts. Late registrations may be accepted. To inquire about available space after online registration is closed, please call our Visitors Center during business hours at 740.323.2355.

When

  • July 23, 2018 - July 27, 2018
    9:00am - 3:00pm

Where

Visitors Center/Outdoors

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