Winter Break Camp

Children engage in exciting indoor and outdoor activities while exploring the Garden as it takes a long winter's nap!

Winter Break Camp

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Children in grades K–2 and 3–5 can engage in exciting hands-on indoor and outdoor activities while discovering the Garden in winter. They'll investigate weather, explore seasonal adaptations of plants and animals, enjoy a visit to our Wonderland Express holiday exhibition, and dabble in art.

This fun camp offers kids in Chicago's North Shore suburbs a wide variety of activities that take advantage of the facilities and expertise at the Chicago Botanic Garden.

Rave reviews from parents of campers

"Excellent, rich experience!"

"My camper enjoyed making treats and learning about origami."

"He enjoyed looking for animal tracks in the snow and the expedition to the Japanese Garden."