Tyke Hikes (18 months – 3 years)
Encourage your little one’s curiosity with nature and the outdoors.
Children 18 months to 3 years, with their adult companions, can join naturalist Jen Chenault for a nature story reading and stroller-friendly hike on the Arboretum trails. Enjoy a new nature experience each week!
Dates: Every Monday (Late August through May – check calendar for holiday cancellations)
Times: 9:30 and 10: 30 a.m.
Cost per class: Free for members (please have member card on hand); $3 per child for nonmembers (12 months and older). Pay at the door.
Note: Please dress for weather. Closed-toe shoes are best for trail hikes. Older preschoolers are welcome but are the responsibility of the adult companion.
Groups: Large groups such as child care centers, organized mom groups and home school association may schedule private tyke hikes subject to availability. The minimum fee for groups is $36. To schedule your group, contact Jen Chenault at 713-366-0431.
|Date||Tyke Hike Topic|
|November 17||The Colors of Fall|
|November 24||Animal Thanksgiving|
|December 1||Tracks and Trails|
|December 15||Getting Ready for Winter|
|December 22||Spring is Here!|
|December 29||No Hike — Winter Camp|
Is your child wild about nature? The Arboretum is the natural place to celebrate a birthday .