Family Programs

With a variety of programs throughout the year aimed at families looking for hands-on activities and educational experiences at VanDusen Botanical Garden, we’re looking forward to helping you and your children get into nature, together!

Stay tuned for new programs each month!

  • +July 18 : Preschool Wonder Walk - Life in a Pond SOLD OUT

    July 18, 10:00am – 11:30am

    July Theme: Life in a Pond

    Keep it cool as we take a close look at the plants and animals living in the ponds at VanDusen. From waterlilies to dragonflies, turtles to duckweed, let’s dip our nets to explore some of the species living over and under the water. Get to know our aquatic friends through hands-on exploration and a fun game!

    Join the waitlist!

  • +August 15: Preschool Wonder Walk - Ancient Plants

    August 15, 10:00am – 11:30am

    August Theme: Ancient Plants

    Travel back in time to when dinosaurs may have roamed the earth as you visit some of the Garden’s oldest plant species! Create your own fossil craft to create a snapshot in history, and go on an adventure to meet our friendly ferns, from fuzzy fiddleheads to enormous fronds.

    Register now!