Children under 5 and their parents/caretakers meet in our interactive Discovery Garden for early childhood enrichment, free play, garden exploration, and guided learning through craft, song, and other group activities.

Click here for tickets and more details on Sprouts meetings.

Children’s Programs

Longue Vue is committed to fostering growth, education, creativity, and exploration

through seasonal programs in the gardens and historic house.

We offer programs for toddlers with their parent or caregiver, elementary school students,

and adolescents up to age 16.

Ages 5 to 10:


  • Students will spend their Saturdays learning about gardening techniques, making nature-based art, and exploring their connection to the natural world. Each meeting will have a seasonal theme.

Visit our Vue Crew Kids Garden Club page for more details.


  • School’s out! Students ages 5 to 10 can spend school breaks at Longue Vue making nature-themed crafts, learning gardening techniques, and exploring our interactive Discovery Garden.

Summer ‘Scapes

7 Weekly Sessions: Monday, June 5 – Friday, June 30/Monday, July 10 – Friday, July 28

Longue Vue’s Summer ‘Scapes Camp is a space for kids to learn, explore, and play! Each week, we will delve into a different theme related to nature, science, or art.

Registration now open!

Harvest Camp

Monday, November 21 – Wednesday, November 23

Celebrate the beautiful season of fall with us at Longue Vue! Children are invited to join our garden educators for fall-themed crafts and garden education. Learn, grow, and play  in our Discovery Garden this fall break!

Camp will be held Monday, November 20 through Wednesday, November 22, 2023, 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM.

Registration now open!

Winter Solstice Camp

Monday, December 19 – Friday, December 23

Spend winter break days at Longue Vue! Campers can learn and play in our Discovery Garden and Education Center. Garden educators will provide seasonal and garden-themed crafts, activities, and games for children ages 5-10 at this awesome winter camp.

Registration available soon!

Carnival Camp

2024 dates and registration will be announced in fall 2023.

Ages 11 to 16:


Archival research, public speaking, and collections management are just a few of the skills that students ages 11-16 develop in this two-part course. Graduates qualify to lead public tours and assist with community programs at Longue Vue.

Visit our Junior Curators page for more details and session dates.