Children’s Programs

Naturalist Explorers classes introduce children ages 5 to 8 to environmental and natural history topics in a fun and enthusiastic atmosphere. All classes include a short introduction inside followed by outdoor activities.

This spring, come and learn how to be a Planet Defender! Discover how to make wise choices to help protect and conserve our natural resources. Together, we will become superheroes and help save our planet.

Date: May 3, 2014
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Topic: Energy Smart
Description: We use energy everyday. The choices we make about how we use energy impact the environment. Come learn to be energy wise in your everyday life. Make your own solar oven to take home.
Fees per student: $18 M / $33 NM per class
Register for the Spring and save! $80 M / $155 NM
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Naturalist Explorers May Session at 9:00 a.m.

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By submitting this form, I certify that all the above participants are in good health and agree to indemnify the Houston Arboretum & Nature Center for all claims arising in connection with above programs without limit and regard to cause thereof or the sole, joint, or concurrent negligence of any parties including Houston Arboretum & Nature Center. I also agree that by submitting this form I also give permission for all the participants registered to be videotaped or photographed for use in Houston Arboretum & Nature Center publications, news publications or broadcasts or on the Houston Arboretum & Nature Center website.

I also understand that registrations are processed for Arboretum members first, then in the order received. I am not registered for the class until receipt of confirmation via email. I must notify the Arboretum of cancellation, in writing, no later than 10 days prior to the class to receive a 50% refund.

Class/Program Cancellation by the Arboretum:
Minimum Enrollment: The Arboretum reserves the right to cancel any program if minimum registration has not been met. A full refund will be issued for programs cancelled by the Arboretum for this reason.

Inclement weather: Programs are held rain or shine; refunds will not be given due to weather unless class is cancelled by Arboretum. If severe weather is a possibility, the Arboretum will make every effort to contact participants regarding class cancellations or rescheduling. Please call our main line at 713-681-8433 or check our web site for updates. In severe weather, we will also announce class cancellations through 740 AM KTRH radio.

Cancellation due to unforeseen circumstances: In the event a class or program must be cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances, the Arboretum will make every effort to notify participants as soon as possible and if the class will not be offered again, provide at the Arboretum's discretion, a prorated credit or refund.


Upcoming programs in this category include:

3 May

Children’s Programs

Children’s Programs

Naturalist Explorers: Energy Smart

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