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Nature Nerds Family Club

Explore exciting nature topics with the whole family. Workshops typically take place the first Saturday of the month from 10:30 am - 12:00 pm.

Upcoming Workshops

Saturday June 1: Bug Hotels - 10:30-12:00pm 

Join our Horticulture department (the plant people!) as we create bug hotels to attract solitary native bees and other beneficial insects to our gardens!

Takeaway: Bug hotel

Saturday July 6: Crawdads & Creekwalks -  10:30-12:00pm 

It's summer and our streams are teeming with life!  Prepare to get a little wet as we (safely) wade in big dry creek to look for aquatic insects, and find if there are any crawdads in our water feature!

Takeaway: Underwater viewer

Saturday August 3: Butterflies at Chatfield Farms- 10:30-12:00pm

Explore Butterfly Pavilion's native butterfly house at Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield!  See the monarchs, painted ladies and other special plants and animals on a guided tour, then explore the farm for a fantastic summer morning.

*Participants will meet offsite at DBG Chatfield - Transportation not provided. 

Saturday September 7: Topic TBD: 10:30-12:00pm

Saturday October 5:  Topic TBD: 10:30-12:00pm

Saturday November 2:  Topic TBD: 10:30-12:00pm

Saturday December 7: Topic TBD: 10:30-12:00pm


Members: $6 Adults, $4 Children (2 – 12)
Non-members: $14 Adults, $6 Children (2 – 12)
Includes admission to Butterfly Pavilion

Please note:

  • Pre-registration and pre-payment required. Nature Nerds Family Club workshops are best suited for families with children ages 4-10.
  • 30 person maximum per program.
  • Bringing a large group or have questions about ages? Call us at 720-974-1877 to see which tour can best accommodate you!
  • Programs are not eligible for senior discounts. Children under 2 years old are free of admission, but content is not well suited for this age range.

Questions about an upcoming nature club? Email Marissa at