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Secrets of the Swamp

When you think of swamps, you probably think of mud and mosquitoes – but Houston’s swamps are more mysterious and fascinating than you think!

All About Butterflies

Join us as we learn about our native butterflies, explore Arboretum habitats, and make seed balls to grow your own butterfly habitat at home! 

Honey Moon

Learn how bees make honey, how much we rely on bees, and what you can do to help our hard-working pollinators.

Fantastic Creatures

Come learn about the fantastic creatures that dwell here at the Arboretum and compare them to magical beasts.

Scales & Tails Happy Hour

Enjoy a meet & greet with our reptile animal ambassadors and a ton of hands-on activities exploring what makes reptiles so special.

Drink the Rainbow

Cool off this summer with a rainbow of DIY drinks! In this hands-on class we’ll explore the delicious world of color chemistry.

Woodland Wizards

We are celebrating Harry Potter's birthday with our own Woodland Wizards program! Come dressed as your favorite witch, wizard, or muggle!

When Nature Attacks

Venomous snakes? Poisonous plants? Animals that spit, vomit, or spray? Join us as we learn what happens when nature attacks!

The Secret Life of Squirrels

Squirrels are so common that we take them for granted, but they aren’t just backyard nuisances – they play essential roles in our ecosystem.

DIY Nature Journals

Nature journals are a relaxing way to hone your observation skills, develop your creativity, and practice living in the moment.

A Taste of Houston History

Experience the past in a new way – through food! In this unique virtual class, we’ll explore the history of Camp Logan.

Arboretum at Night: Frogs

Join Dr. Cassidy Johnson to explore the amazing world of frogs and learn how people are working to save these wonderful creatures.

The Arboretum is currently CLOSED due to the continuing power outage caused by Hurricane Beryl. All classes and events on Monday, July 15 and Tuesday, July 16 have been cancelled or postponed. Please check back for updates.
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