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In accordance with the Jefferson County Public Health order , Butterfly Pavilion is requiring that all guests 3 and older wear appropriate face coverings, regardless of vaccination status, to enter our facility. This order goes into effect on Wednesday, November 24, 2021.

Children and Family Programs at Butterfly Pavilion

From summer camps for kids, to zoo overnights, to family nature club, Butterfly Pavilion offers a variety of hands-on programs for kids and families that explore invertebrates, habitats, hobbies, conservation and more.


Have your kiddo spend their school break learning and exploring with fun and engaging camps!

Fall Break Camps

Family Nature Club

Here at Butterfly Pavilion, we know that engaging families is vital to creating passion and inspiring nature conservation. Family Nature Club helps families get nature back on their calendars with a fun, hands-on adventure each month at Butterfly Pavilion! Interested in composting? Crawdad catching? Ever wanted to taste a bug? We’ve got the adventure for you! Workshops typically take place the first Saturday of each month, from 10:30 am -12 pm.

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From overnight adventures, to special classes, to days just for you -- earn your badges here at Butterfly Pavilion!

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Rainforest Yoga for Families

Start your day breathing with the butterflies! Join us in the rainforest for a fun yoga class for the whole family. Led by local yogi Kelsey Mueller, this hour-long practice will be sure to energize your day! And after the class, enjoy exploring all Butterfly Pavilion has to offer at your own pace. Stay tuned for 2021-2022 dates!

Adult Yoga

Low Sensory Mornings

Here at Butterfly Pavilion, we know that things can get pretty hectic with busy butterflies and bodies buzzing around. Before we open our doors to the public, come experience the Pavilion in a unique way that meets the needs of your family. With natural lighting, quiet tones, and limited admission – this experience offers an enjoyable, low-key experience just for them. Each Low Sensory Morning offers guided interpretation in each exhibit, optional activity guides, and an interactive Storytime program.

Family Programs

Community Fair & Outreach Booth Request

Bring Butterfly Pavilion to your next community fair with an interactive booth!

Request a Booth