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 frogs, armadillos, spiders, and trees. 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

Tyke Hike Square

Registration opens for Arboretum Members on Tuesday, August 11 at 9 am. Nonmember registration opens Tuesday, August 18.

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 Saturday before through 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. 

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

Upcoming Hikes!

September Package
September 14, 21, 28

Supply pickup September 12-14

Registration closes Wednesday, September 9 at noon

October Package
October 5, 12, 19

Supply pickup October 3-5

Registration closes Wednesday, September 30 at noon

Registration for October is closed. 

November Package
November 2, 9, 16

Supply pickup November 1-2

Registration closes Wednesday, October 28 at noon

Register Online

December Package
November 30, December 7, 14

Supply pickup November 29-30

Registration closes Wednesday, November 25 at noon

Register Online

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