Engage Young Minds with Longwood Gardens’ Exciting Summer Youth Workshops

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KENNETT SQUARE, PA — When school’s out, the best way to spend summer days is exploring the great outdoors. Longwood Gardens offers budding naturalists a unique opportunity this July with its exciting Youth Workshops. These engaging sessions run rain or shine and promise to spark curiosity in kids while they discover the wonders of the natural world.

DIY Desert Terrariums
  • Date: Wednesday, July 10, 2024
  • Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • Cost: $40.00

Participants will delve into the fascinating life of succulents and cacti. Guided by experts, kids will design their own terrariums using sand, pebbles, and decorative materials. This hands-on workshop gives them a low-maintenance planter to care for at home. Ideal for ages 10-16.

Fun with Summer Blooms
  • Date: Wednesday, July 17, 2024
  • Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • Cost: $40.00

Children will learn to identify easy-to-grow flowers and explore the joys of growing and harvesting their own blooms. They’ll get creative by designing colorful flower arrangements to take home. This workshop encourages green thumbs and creativity, perfect for ages 10-16.

Watercolors in the Main Fountain Garden
  • Date: Wednesday, July 24, 2024
  • Time: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • Cost: $50.00

This session allows kids to express themselves through art. Using various watercolor techniques, they will capture the beauty of Longwood’s water features, dancing fountains, and vibrant plant life. Suitable for all skill levels, this workshop is a delightful blend of nature and art for ages 10-16.

Art of Bonsai
  • Date: Wednesday, July 31, 2024
  • Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • Cost: $40.00
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Young participants will dive into the intricate art of bonsai. They will learn hands-on techniques like pruning, wiring, and potting to create their own bonsai tree. This workshop nurtures patience and an appreciation for meticulous art forms, suitable for all skill levels and ages 10-16.

These workshops provide a fantastic way for children to connect with nature, develop new skills, and unleash their creativity. Each session is carefully designed to be both educational and fun, ensuring that young attendees leave with a sense of accomplishment and a passion for the natural world.

Parents and guardians, secure your child’s spot in these enriching summer activities and watch them grow both intellectually and creatively.

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