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YOUTH PROGRAMS

The Wildflower Center’s youth classes and programs are great for kids that love to learn about nature and the outdoors. Our environmental education programs range from formal classes to summer camps and informal weekly “nature play” programs.

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March 2019

Sprouts

March 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Weekly, Wednesday & Thursday, 10-11 a.m.
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Free With Admission

Bring your little wildflowers to the Center for our weekly preschool program (ages 3-5).

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April 2019

Bees, Butterflies, Beetles & Blooms – NEW

April 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Free With Admission
Monarch butterfly on shrubby boneset, , Nymphalidae danaus plexippus, by Val Bugh

Spring has sprung and the gardens are buzzing with color and activity! Join this drop-in family program to come play and learn why pollinators are attracted to certain plants.

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Family Bird Walk

April 7 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am
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One event on April 7, 2019 at 7:30am

4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Free – $12
Yellow Rumped Warbler

There are many feathered friends to be found at the Wildflower Center if you watch for them winging or listen for their singing.

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Poetry & Prose From Your Eyes, Ears & Nose!

April 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
$10 – $12
Young girl drawing in nature

Spring at the Center is a sensational time to stroll, sniff, listen and look for new life from bluebonnets to baby birds. Turn senses into sentences with this creative writing class for children. Admission included.

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May 2019

Milkweed Madness (NEW!)

May 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Free With Admission
Monarch butterfly

Monarchs! These winged beauties migrate twice a year between Mexico and Canada and are facing great challenges. Drop in and learn what you can do to help.

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Writing From a Bug’s-eye view

May 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
$10 – $12
Children playing in Dinosaur Creek

Kids are natural storytellers when it comes to imagination and perspective. In this nature writing workshop, get down low to learn what only bugs know! We'll make our way through the gardens on an imaginative storytelling adventure for grades 2-4. Register $10 per child $12 per adult includes admission Members receive a discount on registration. Learn more about membership here.

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June 2019

Camp Wildflower

June 3 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 26, 2019

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Landscape design class during Camp Wildflower

At Camp Wildflower, children become conservationists, botanists, horticulturists, citizen scientists and ecologists as they explore native plants and the environment.

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