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Adventure into the garden for an exploration of edible plants.  Concepts come alive with help from some of our favorite books such as Tops & Bottoms, Planting a Rainbow and Growing Vegetable Soup.  Little hands sow seeds, learn about gardening tools, harvest produce and taste test some simple recipes.

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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What

Popular children’s literature becomes an avenue for exploring the natural world.  Read stories, make crafts and play games in this active and hands-on introduction to camp for our youngest campers. Please note, this half-day camp meets from 9am to noon, Wednesday, June 25 - Friday, June 27, only.

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 25, 2018 - July 27, 2018
    9:00am - 12:00pm

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 25, 2018: What Can Water Do?

We need water for drinking, but see how it can do so much more.

The program is free.  Registration is not required.

When

  • July 25, 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 28, 2018
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • July 28, 2018
    3:00pm - 4:00pm

Where

Daweswood House Museum

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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 28, 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

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 29, 2018
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • July 29, 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 29, 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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Cool off in the heat of the summer as you explore water environments throughout The Arboretum.  Catch a fish, learn to paddle a canoe or kayak, dig-in to wetlands and wade into a creek – splash into all things aquatic!

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 30, 2018 - August 3, 2018
    9:00am - 3:00pm

Where

Visitors Center/Outdoors

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What

Become a junior entomologist (a person who studies insects) in this exciting insect-themed camp!  Catch and identify insects in fields, woods, ponds and streams.  Build a bug box, see bugs up close, make bug-crafts and take home a live caterpillar to raise.

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 30, 2018 - August 3, 2018
    9:00am - 3:00pm

Where

Visitors Center/Outdoors

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Attention Teachers: this professional development workshop highlights three early childhood environmental education guides to help facilitate interactive, hands-on learning for PreK-2nd grade. Learn how to connect young children to nature and the outdoors using Growing Up WILD, Getting Little Feet WET and Environmental Experiences for Early Childhood from Project Learning Tree. Participants will receive all 3 guides to take home.

 

When

  • August 1, 2018
    8:30am - 4:00pm

Where

Visitors Center

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