4-H Children’s Garden
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***Please note: Parking is NOT included for our events. The Horticulture Garden parking meters are a cash/credit system. Parking can be paid at the meter and the machines accept both credit and U.S. coins. The charge for parking is $0.25 for 8 minutes. There is a $1.80 minimum for credit card charges. All major credit cards accepted.***
Camp Monet 2017 is now full. We do not have a waiting list available. Check back for Camp Monet 2018 information next year.
July 12th: Stories in the Garden (11am - 1pm)
Teens will be reading stories to younger children - a magical time of fun and learning. Great for kids 0 to 100! Cost per child: Free
July 19th: Stories for Sprouts & Seedlings (10am - 11am)
This program is designed especially for young children, ages 2-4, to experience the wonders of gardening through stories and hands-on projects. Each month a different book is featured with an accompanying gardening activity. This month: Over in the Garden by Jennifer Ward.Cost per child: Free
July 20th: Train Day (10am - noon)
All aboard! Join us in celebrating our love for locomotives with the Lansing Model Railroad Club and the Capital Area Railway Society. Watch trains of all shapes and sizes, help us construct a train village in the garden, discover what happens on the tracks and much more! Cost per child: $5
July 25th: Water Day (10am - noon)
Come cool off from the summer heat and have fun in the garden with water. We will play water games, do water art and explore all things fun about water. Come ready to get wet!
Cost per child: $5
July 27th: Bug Day (10am - noon)
We cannot get enough of these amazing six-legged friends! Join us for what has become an annual tribute to insects in the garden. We will be collecting bugs, observing bugs, making bugs and even writing poetry about bugs! Our friends from the MSU Bug House will be back this year with their amazing collections of insects from all over the world!
Cost per child: $5
General Garden Information
The 4H Children’s Garden address is:
1066 Bogue Street, East Lansing, MI 48824
Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday, sun up to sun down
There is a fee to park between 7:30am and 6:00pm (see below).
Saturday & Sunday, sun up to sun down
The garden is open to everyone to enjoy. More information is available at the garden entrance in the Creation Station.
The Horticulture Garden parking meters are a cash/credit system. Parking can be paid at the meter and the machines accept both credit and U.S. coins.
The charge for parking is $0.25 for eight minutes. There is a $1.80 minimum for credit card charges. All major credit cards accepted.
Weekend parking is free, except during Wharton Center events. In the case of a Wharton Center event, park behind the Plant & Soil Science Building for free.Parking fees help support the gardens.