Explore the wonders of nature at the Gardens during our Family Fun Days, Summer Camps and other programs.



STEMtember Girl Scouts Day at the Gardens

Saturday, Sept. 15

9 a.m. to noon


Tucson Botanical Gardens invites you to spend the morning honing your naturalist and earning Legacy: Naturalist badges including: Bugs (Brownie/Daisy), Flowers (Junior), Gardener (Junior), Trees (Cadette) and Water (Ambassador).  Our staff and volunteers will lead Girl Scouts through hands-on activities so that you can easily complete your badges at home.  The activity fee is $5 per person.  Please pre-register below by Wednesday, Sept. 12.  (If you do not preregister, you will be asked to pay full admission at the door.  If you are a Garden Member and you do not preregister, you will be asked to pay the $5 activity fee at the door.)

STEMtember Girl Scouts Day at the Gardens Registration Form


Family Fun Day

Monday, Nov. 12

9 a.m. to noon

Included with Admission

Join us for a morning of nature-themed games, crafts, and learning presented by our dedicated team of docents and volunteers.  This event, designed for especially for families, will help you dig deeper and look closer at some of the amazing ecological, ethnobotanical, cultural, and artistic features of our garden.

Activities finish promptly at noon, so please plan your visit to take advantage of all the activities we have planned. Family Fun Days take place during TUSD breaks and are always free for members. Join or renew here.


Children’s Field Journal

Pick-up a map of the Gardens made just for kids and families during your next visit.  The map highlights some of our favorite areas for children and includes prompts to encourage more careful observation in each garden.  Bring a pencil/pen to fill in and personalize your map.