Day Camps

School Break Day Camps: The fun keeps on growing!

Botanical Garden school break day camps in Des Moines allow youth to explore the natural world through botanical, artistic and scientific activities. Our innovative day camps for kids inspire youth to create, explore and discover in our unique garden classrooms. Whether you’re interested in spring break camps, winter break camps or another holiday camp, we have something your little one is sure to love.

All camps run 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and are designed for students in first through fifth grade.


Five-Day Camps:

  • Members $127.50
  • Nonmembers $150

Members: be sure to sign in at the top of the registration page to apply your member discount!

Member Benefits

Members receive a discount on camp fees.

2024 Spring Break Camps

Designed for students in first through fifth grade. ARTrageous! Is a TWO-day camp offered multiple times over spring break. These camps are identical, so there’s no need to register for more than one.

Keep the Fun Growing!

Check out our School Break Day Camps. Spots are filling fast so grab your spot today!

Camp Logistics

All camps are designed for first-through fifth-graders. Enroll your child based on what grade they are currently in.
All camps are capped at 14 participants.
Prices are listed per child per camp and includes a camp souvenir, snack, supplies for all activities and multiple projects to take home and enjoy.
Youth should bring a sack lunch to enjoy.

Multi-Age Classrooms

Advantages and benefits to cross-grade learning:

Encourages youth of all ages to learn together
Promotes cooperation and mentoring
Children learn at their own pace
Younger children look for guidance from the older students
Older students organically develop leadership skills
Allows older children to revisit and fully understand complex concepts while the younger students are being introduced to the idea
Educators have the capability to work with children individually or in a group with similar abilities and understanding regardless of age


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