Garden Buds
Children's Program

"Pumpkins"

  • Friday, October 10, 2014 – 10:00 am11:30 am

October's theme is "Pumpkins."

Garden Buds is a hands-on, seasonal themed preschool program. In each session, Garden Buds will discover a garden theme through hands-on activities, creative art projects, stories, and a snack. Parents and caregivers are requested to stay with their children during the program.

Here's sample schedule of a typical program:
10:00 am to 10:10 am: Investigation station
10:10 am to 10:25 am: Welcome song and theme of the day
10:25 am to 10:45 am: Craft project
10:45 am to 11:00 am: Make a garden snack
11:00 am to 11:15 am: Story and snack time
11:15 am to 11:25 am: Garden walk
11:25 am to 11:30 am: Good-bye song

If your child has food allergies, please make a special note when registering.

Please dress for the weather and art projects that involve glue and paint. Although a majority of the program is indoors, part of the program may be outdoors if weather allows.

Age
Ages three to five with caregiver.
Cost
$10.00 per child for members, $12.00 per child for nonmembers. Registration fee covers one child and their caregiver.
Registration
Advance registration is required. Space is limited. Register by e-mail, elizabeth_overcash@ncsu.edu or by phone, (919) 513-7011.
Cancellation
Although we understand that unexpected things happen, cancellations made less than 48 hours prior to event will not receive a refund.
Location
Ruby McSwain Education Center, JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University, 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina.
Directions
Need directions? Click here.
Parking
Free parking is available at the JC Raulston Arboretum and along Beryl Road.
Questions
Please contact Elizabeth Overcash, children's program coordinator, at elizabeth_overcash@ncsu.edu or (919) 513-7011.