Educational Programs and Events

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens is a living, growing, vibrant classroom for people of all ages. From seed propagation workshops to kids nature exploration, rhododendron lectures to botanical illustration, yoga practice to bird walks, there is always something new to learn, create, or experience at Jenkins!

PROGRAM AND EVENT PUBLICATIONS
Click below to download our current Programs at a Glance and program/event catalog:
Summer + Fall 2024 Programs at a Glance
Summer + Fall 2024 Program and Event Listings

ONLINE REGISTRATION
Registration is required for all programs, unless stated otherwise. Program and event prices do not include Eventbrite processing fees. Click here for Jenkins’ online program and event registration via Eventbrite. You can also view our programs by category:

Art & Photography
Gardening & Nature
Special Events
Third Thursday Lectures
Wellness Classes
Youth Programs

CAREGIVER REGISTRATION POLICY
Registration is free for a caregiver accompanying a program participant with a disability. Please contact programs@jenkinsarboretum.org to register for a caregiver.

CANCELLATIONS
Please inform us of cancellations at least five days before the program. No refund will be issued if cancellation is made less than five days prior to the program start date. Jenkins reserves the rights to cancel any program if necessary. In the case of cancellation by Jenkins, registration fees will be refunded.

Check out our virtual program archives here.

Learn about our current and upcoming art exhibitions and receptions here.

Contact programs@jenkinsarboretum.org with questions or for more information. 

Pond Pals (Ages 2+)

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens 631 Berwyn Baptist Road, Devon, PA, United States

Get to know some of the critters that live at our pond!THURSDAY, JULY 25Pond Pals (Ages 2+)10:00–10:45 AMJenkins Arboretum & Gardens StaffGet to know some of the critters that live at our pond! From sky to land to water, there are loads of insects, birds, amphibians, and reptiles to learn about that rely on healthy aquatic habitats. Explore Jenkins with a guided nature walk and outdoor activities. Discover something new each week!Suitable for ages 2

$5.00 - $10.00

Sidewalk Chalk Walks (All Ages)

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens 631 Berwyn Baptist Road, Devon, PA, United States

Draw your way through Jenkins!TUESDAY, JULY 30Sidewalk Chalk Walks (All Ages)9:30 AM–12:00 PMJenkins Arboretum & Gardens StaffDraw your way through Jenkins! Use sidewalk chalk to create beautiful nature-related art from the John J. Willaman Education Center down the main path through the garden. Don’t miss these special mornings of family fun and endless doodling.All ages welcome. Chalk will be provided—just bring your creativity! Please check in before starting. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Free

Summer Storytime (All Ages)

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens 631 Berwyn Baptist Road, Devon, PA, United States

Join us for a nature-themed read aloud at Jenkins!TUESDAY, JULY 30Summer Storytime (All Ages)10:00–10:30 AMJenkins Arboretum & Gardens StaffJoin us for a nature-themed read aloud in Jenkins’ very own secret garden—the Explorer Garden! Enjoy a morning out and learn something new while listening to engaging stories.All ages welcome; most suitable for ages 3–6. Children must be accompanied by an adult.Free of chargeSummer Storytime will take place on July 9, July16, July 23, July 30, Aug

Free