Summer Sprouts Camp | LSU Hilltop Arboretum

Summer Sprouts Camp

June 3-7, 2019
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
For 5 Days: $165 Members; $200 Non-Members (Includes one year membership)

Your children (ages 4-6) will love this hands-on outdoor experience as they explore the beautiful grounds at LSU’s Hilltop Arboretum. Hilltop’s 14-acres is the perfect outdoor space to learn about plants and animal life. Kids will enjoy our trails, pond, trees and flowers. 

Each day will focus on a nature theme and include:

  • Search and discover hikes
  • Playing in the dirt to plant seeds, study soil, or look for bugs
  • Art activities using natural materials
  • Outdoor games
  • Pond exploration
  • And much, much more

Campers need to bring their own lunch and drink daily. Mid-morning snacks are provided. We highly recommend that you put sunscreen and insect repellent on your child before arrival.

Digging in garden soil for worms. Making "spiders" with gum ball seeds and pipe cleaners.Learning how to make compost.Making tree bark rubbings around the arboretum.

Collecting pond water samples to examine.Studying bamboo.


Sprouts Camp for 2019 is full. We are no longer accepting camp registrations.

Questions? Contact LSU Hilltop Arboretum at 225-767-6916 or email