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.

Click here for information about Children’s Birthday Celebrations,

and click here for information about field trips and other group bookings for children.

Ages 5 and under:


  • 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.

Sprouts will return September 2024!

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.

Vue Crew Will Return September 2024


  • 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.

Scholarship Opportunity available:

Interested or have more questions? Email Director of Programs, Neana Collins at

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.