Tyke Hikes go virtual!
(18 months – 3 years)

Encourage your child’s curiosity about nature and spend time with them exploring outdoors!

Enjoy 3 interesting new nature experiences each month with themes such as beavers, snakes, senses, and nests. Each lesson will include:  

  • Links to a book reading and a short video lesson
  • Supplies and instructions for a simple craft or activity
  • A suggested hike on the beautiful Arboretum Trails

Registration required for each 3-lesson package

Cost per package: Free for Arboretum Members / $20 per child Nonmembers

Registration Notes: Links for the month will be sent via email on the Friday preceding the first session of the month. Supplies for the month can be picked up on the Sunday before or the first Monday session of the month during regular Nature Center hours. Informational signs related to the week’s topic will be posted along an Arboretum trail on the Monday of each class from 9:30 am to closing. Links to the signs will be sent as well. 

Family Tree membership or above is required to receive a free Tyke Hike.

Questions about Tyke Hikes? Email Laurie Hudson for more information.

Upcoming Hikes!

2021
January Package
January 11, 18, 25

Supply pickup January 10-11

Registration is closed.

Registration closes Wednesday, January 6 at noon

February Package
February 8, 15, 22

Supply pickup February 7-8

Register Online

Registration closes Wednesday, February 3 at noon

March Package
March 8, 22, 29

Supply pickup March 7-8

Register Online

Registration closes Wednesday, March 3 at noon

April Package
April 12, 19, 26

Supply pickup April 11-12

Register Online

Registration closes Wednesday, April 7 at noon

May Package
May 10, 17, 24

Supply pickup May 9-10

Register Online

Registration closes Wednesday, May 5 at noon

Is your child wild about nature? The Arboretum is the natural place to celebrate a birthday .