Youth Programs

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What is better than to see a child engaged and having fun as they create their own unique masterpiece or discover why so many newts make Filoli their home? Children and their families can enjoy Filoli and its bountiful resources through interactive programming and hands–on learning designed just for them.

UPCOMING! Curriculum-based School Programs
Filoli has served thousands of school children and teachers each year through youth programs. Currently, Filoli is redesigning curriculum-based school programs for Spring 2018. In addition to Nature Hikes and House Tours, we will be offering new programs in the Garden. Scholarships and transportation funds are available to schools serving a high percentage of low–income families. Look for more information September 2017.

“It’s perfect each time — well executed and timely — informative and the kids loved it.”
Nature Hike Attendee, Teacher

“My family went on a Newt Walk today. Our guide Donna was wonderful. A fabulous walk . . . Just a perfect afternoon . . . Thank you.”
Newt Explorations Attendee, Parent

“We love this trip! The kids learn so much and enjoy the outdoors too!”
–Native Plants Native Ways Program Participant, Teacher

Upcoming Programs & Classes

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Oct 21 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
10:30 am
Enjoy these fun classes as a family outing. Flower arranging is creative and easy, and you are never too young or too old to start! Any one-adult-one-child combination can enjoy each other’s company while learning … Read More