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Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

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1777 East Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43203 United States
614-715-8000 http://www.fpconservatory.org/

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September 2017

Nature School (Ages 3-5)

September 12 @ 9:30 am - November 14 @ 12:00 pm
Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, 1777 East Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43203 United States
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$175 - $200

Sprouting seeds, wiggly worms, digging dirt... Nature School provides young children with unique and meaningful opportunities to explore the world around them. Each week children will engage in hands-on activities inside the classroom and throughout the conservatory that will nurture their curiosity, investigation, and understanding of plants, insects, and the natural world.  Science, language arts, math, art, and music will be used to support learning in fun, developmentally appropriate ways. Snack included. 

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Nature School (Ages 3-5)

September 12 @ 1:00 pm - November 14 @ 3:30 pm
Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, 1777 East Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43203 United States
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$175 - $200

Sprouting seeds, wiggly worms, digging dirt... Nature School provides young children with unique and meaningful opportunities to explore the world around them. Each week children will engage in hands-on activities inside the classroom and throughout the conservatory that will nurture their curiosity, investigation, and understanding of plants, insects, and the natural world.  Science, language arts, math, art, and music will be used to support learning in fun, developmentally appropriate ways. Snack included. 

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October 2017

Outdoor Art Explorer

October 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, 1777 East Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43203 United States
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$14

Explore outdoor art at the Conservatory! Experience natural fall displays and Topiaries at the Conservatory: Wild Wonders. Create your own topiary to take home and enjoy! Juniors will complete three steps towards the Outdoor Art Explorer badge.

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Outdoor Art Creator

October 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, 1777 East Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43203 United States
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$14

Explore the diverse world of bugs and why they are important. Learn about insect bodies and adaptations on a fun bug walk. Create a butterfly craft to take home and enjoy! Brownies will enjoy the 2017 Blooms and Butterflies exhibition while completing three steps of the Bugs badge.

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Hot Glass Studio Nights: Pumpkins

October 25 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, 1777 East Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43203 United States
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$54 - $60

Create your own colorful, hand-blown glass artwork with help from a professional gaffer. No experience necessary. Participants must be at least 16 years old. Advance registration is required two days prior to each class.

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Fall Girl Scout Camp-In (Brownies & Juniors)

October 27 - October 28
Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, 1777 East Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43203 United States
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$27

Celebrate fall at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens through exploration, fun, and friendship. Enjoy the night with hot cocoa, fall treats, badge-related activities, and a costume dance party! Spend the morning enjoying early access to the Conservatory’s unique environments. Receive a souvenir patch and paint a small pumpkin to take home and enjoy!

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November 2017

Snack Attack: Day of the Dead

November 4 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, 1777 East Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43203 United States
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$17

Make yummy snacks to celebrate the Mexican holiday, Day of the Dead. Recipes will include a savory snack, a sweet treat, and spiced hot chocolate. Brownies will complete three steps towards the Snacks badge.  

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Simple Meals: Fall Flavors

November 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, 1777 East Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43203 United States
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$17

Visit the Conservatory to whip up a great meal to enjoy! Learn new skills and enjoy a fall-themed brunch with friends. Juniors will complete three of the five steps towards Simple Meals badge.

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New Cuisines: A Taste of Asia

November 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, 1777 East Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43203 United States
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$17

Visit the Conservatory Kitchen to create and enjoy an Asian meal with your troop! From appetizer to dessert, girls will learn new skills and celebrate with food and friendship. Cadettes will complete Step One: Make A Dish From Another Country to work towards their New Cuisines badge during this two-hour program.

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Beneath the Bark

November 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, 1777 East Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43203 United States
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$14

Did you know the Conservatory has a chocolate tree? Put on an apron to make a chocolaty treat and create a tree inspired art piece while it bakes. Girls will also explore the science of trees on a Conservatory tour. Cadettes will complete three steps towards the Trees badge.

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Nature School (Ages 3-5)

November 28, 2017 @ 9:30 am - February 20, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, 1777 East Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43203 United States
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$175 - $200

Sprouting seeds, wiggly worms, digging dirt... Nature School provides young children with unique and meaningful opportunities to explore the world around them. Each week children will engage in hands-on activities inside the classroom and throughout the conservatory that will nurture their curiosity, investigation, and understanding of plants, insects, and the natural world.  Science, language arts, math, art, and music will be used to support learning in fun, developmentally appropriate ways. Snack included. 

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Nature School (Ages 3-5)

November 28, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - February 20, 2018 @ 3:30 pm
Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, 1777 East Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43203 United States
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$175 - $200

Sprouting seeds, wiggly worms, digging dirt... Nature School provides young children with unique and meaningful opportunities to explore the world around them. Each week children will engage in hands-on activities inside the classroom and throughout the conservatory that will nurture their curiosity, investigation, and understanding of plants, insects, and the natural world.  Science, language arts, math, art, and music will be used to support learning in fun, developmentally appropriate ways. Snack included. 

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December 2017

Snack Attack: Winter Treats

December 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, 1777 East Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43203 United States
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$17

Make yummy snacks to celebrate the winter season! Recipes will include a savory snack, a sweet treat, and hot chocolate. Brownies will complete three steps towards the Snacks badge.  

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Simple Meals: Winter Brunch

December 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, 1777 East Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43203 United States
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$17

Visit the Conservatory to whip up a great meal to enjoy! Learn new skills and enjoy a winter-themed brunch with friends. Juniors will complete three steps towards the Simple Meals badge.

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January 2018

Winter Girl Scout Camp-In (Juniors & Cadettes)

January 19, 2018 - January 20, 2018
Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, 1777 East Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43203 United States
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$27

Celebrate winter at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens! Enjoy the night with friends, hot cocoa and winter treats! Spend the morning enjoying the Conservatory’s unique environments. Receive a souvenir patch to remember all the fun!

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New Cuisines: Regional Favorites

January 27, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, 1777 East Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43203 United States
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$17

Visit the Conservatory Kitchen to create and enjoy brunch with friends. Learn how to make the German dish, Goetta, an Ohio favorite! For dessert, our taste buds will travel to the islands when we create and sample key lime pie. Cadettes will complete Step Two: Make A Dish From Another Region of the United States to work towards their New Cuisines badge.

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February 2018

Stories in Shapes

February 3, 2018 @ 10:00 am - February 4, 2018 @ 11:30 am
Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, 1777 East Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43203 United States
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$10

Hey Tigers, did you know that the Conservatory is a great place to view art and practice your art skills? Take a walking tour through the Conservatory’s art collection, including glass works of Dale Chihuly and our featured gallery artist. Create your own art piece to take home and enjoy. Tigers will complete all steps of their Stories in Shapes Elective Adventure.

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New Cuisines: Pastries

February 17, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, 1777 East Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43203 United States
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$17

Roll up sleeves and dust the countertop with flour, it is time to bake! Cadettes, visit the Conservatory Kitchen to create and enjoy pastries with friends. Cadettes will complete Step Three: Whip Up A Dish From Another Time Period to work towards their New Cuisines badge.

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New Cuisines: Make it at Home!

February 24, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, 1777 East Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43203 United States
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$17

Look at all those ingredients...what are they? Visit the Conservatory Kitchen to create homemade versions of those prepackaged favorites. From tater tots to mac-n-cheese, it can be made at home, and healthier too! Cadettes will complete Step Four: Cook A Dish That Makes A Statement to work towards their New Cuisines badge.

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Nature School (Ages 3-5)

February 27, 2018 @ 9:30 am - May 1, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, 1777 East Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43203 United States
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$175 - $200

Sprouting seeds, wiggly worms, digging dirt... Nature School provides young children with unique and meaningful opportunities to explore the world around them. Each week children will engage in hands-on activities inside the classroom and throughout the conservatory that will nurture their curiosity, investigation, and understanding of plants, insects, and the natural world.  Science, language arts, math, art, and music will be used to support learning in fun, developmentally appropriate ways. Snack included. 

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Nature School (Ages 3-5)

February 27, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - May 1, 2018 @ 3:30 pm
Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, 1777 East Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43203 United States
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$175 - $200

Sprouting seeds, wiggly worms, digging dirt... Nature School provides young children with unique and meaningful opportunities to explore the world around them. Each week children will engage in hands-on activities inside the classroom and throughout the conservatory that will nurture their curiosity, investigation, and understanding of plants, insects, and the natural world.  Science, language arts, math, art, and music will be used to support learning in fun, developmentally appropriate ways. Snack included. 

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