Storybook Gardening – No Nibbling!

Van Vleck House & Gardens 21 Van Vleck Street, Montclair, United States

Our Garden Tales Class now has a new name! Spend time in the Edible Garden with us this summer with “Storybook Gardening”! Each class will still focus on a different storybook that explores gardening and our natural world. The book this class will read will be No Nibbling! We will make the stories come to…

Outdoor Adventures – Fireflies in the Sky

Van Vleck House & Gardens 21 Van Vleck Street, Montclair, United States

Wednesday July 24th, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM (moving from Saturdays to Wednesdays during the summer) July’s Outdoor Adventures is all about our friend the firefly! Come learn about fireflies and why they love warm summer nights. Join us to make a fun glow in the dark craft, a summer themed scavenger hunt and other…

Storybook Gardening – The Surprise Garden

Van Vleck House & Gardens 21 Van Vleck Street, Montclair, United States

Our Garden Tales Class now has a new name! Spend time in the Edible Garden with us this summer with “Storybook Gardening”! Each class will still focus on a different storybook that explores gardening and our natural world. The book this class will read will be The Surprise Garden. We will make the stories come to…

Fairy Trail Fun

Van Vleck House & Gardens 21 Van Vleck Street, Montclair, United States

Wednesday July 31st There are two sessions: 3:00pm – 4:00pm  4:00pm – 5:00pm  Join us on the Fairy Trail for our summer building day! Each family will receive materials to create a fairy house on our trail as we prepare our trail for the summer season.  A fairy themed craft and scavenger hunt will also…

Garden to Table Family Class

Van Vleck House & Gardens 21 Van Vleck Street, Montclair, United States

Garden To Table Family Class Enjoy quality time in the garden with your child/children as we explore the Edible Garden and all that it has to offer. Help us weed and water, plant, and harvest. We will prepare a simple snack with ingredients found in the garden.  Appropriate for children ages 4 and up but…

Tales on the Trails – Life of a Ladybug

Wednesday, August 7th, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM Age: Preschool 3-5 year olds Did you know there are about 5,000 different species of ladybugs in the world? Join us as we learn about the lifecycle of ladybugs for this month’s Tales on the Trails class. Discover the wonders of the outdoor world with your little one. …

Storybook Gardening – Book TBA

Van Vleck House & Gardens 21 Van Vleck Street, Montclair, United States

Our Garden Tales Class now has a new name! Spend time in the Edible Garden with us this summer with “Storybook Gardening”! Each class will still focus on a different storybook that explores gardening and our natural world. The book this class will read will be The Surprise Garden. We will make the stories come to…

Outdoor Adventures – Butterflies

Van Vleck House & Gardens 21 Van Vleck Street, Montclair, United States

Wednesday August 14th, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM (moving from Saturdays to Wednesdays during the summer) Butterflies keep our gardens growing strong and looking beautiful. Join us for August’s Outdoor Adventures all about butterflies. Learn about the butterfly life cycle, and the important role they play as pollinators. You and your family explore and learn…