Youth Programs

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Overview

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.

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School Programs
Filoli serves thousands of school children and teachers each year through three curriculum-based programs. Scholarships and transportation funds are available to schools serving a high percentage of low–income families. For more information visit the Teachers and School Programs page.

“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

Curriculum–based Programs | Fall 2017 will be available on August 1

 

Upcoming Programs & Classes

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Jul 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
10:00 am
SERIES (MULTIDAY): Tuesday, July 18 through Friday, July 21, 2017, 10:00 am – 12:30 pm Children will enjoy exploring different media such as graphite, colored pencil and watercolor as they discover how to observe, draw … Read More
10:00 am
The summer Garden is full of brilliant colors, wonderful aromas, inspiring collections of art and is surrounded by one of the most beautiful nature preserves. The sights, smells and tastes of the summer garden are … Read More
10:00 am
The summer Garden is full of brilliant colors, wonderful aromas, inspiring collections of art and is surrounded by one of the most beautiful nature preserves. The sights, smells and tastes of the summer garden are … Read More
10:00 am
The summer Garden is full of brilliant colors, wonderful aromas, inspiring collections of art and is surrounded by one of the most beautiful nature preserves. The sights, smells and tastes of the summer garden are … Read More
Aug 5 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
10:00 am
Children age 7 through 10 are invited to come, enjoy and learn at Filoli for the day. Activities will teach them about gardens, and the animals and plants that live in them. Children will have … Read More
Aug 5 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
10:00 am
Children age 7 through 10 are invited to come, enjoy and learn at Filoli for the day. Activities will teach them about gardens, and the animals and plants that live in them. Children will have … Read More
Aug 19 @ 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
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