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Arboretum Nature Adventure Camp

June 19

Get your feet wet and your hands dirty with two days of hands-on science and nature activities and exploration at Linnaeus Arboretum at Gustavus Adolphus College! For nature loving students entering grades 5 or 6. Reserve your spot today.

Upcoming events
Date Event
Jun 19 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Arboretum Nature Adventure Camphttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/arboretum-nature-adventure-campLinnaeus Arboretum
Jun 20 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Arboretum Nature Adventure Camphttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/arboretum-nature-adventure-campLinnaeus Arboretum
Jul 18 17:30 p.m. The Changing Climate: How Will We Respond?https://gustavus.edu/calendar/the-changing-climate-how-will-we-respondAlumni Hall
Past events
Date Event
Nov 15, 2017 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Soup and Sandwich Seminar: The Constitution in the Age of Trumphttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/soup-and-sandwich-seminar-the-constitution-in-the-age-of-trumpMelva Interpretive Center, Linnaeus Arboretum
Oct 19, 2017 7:309 p.m. Arb Scarehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/arb-scare-2Linnaeus Arboretum
Oct 18, 2017 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Soup and Sandwich seminar: Utility Challenges in Saint Peterhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/soup-and-sandwich-seminar-utility-challenges-in-saint-peterMelva Interpretive Center, Linnaeus Arboretum
Oct 7, 2017 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fall Fest in the Arbhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/fall-fest-in-the-arb-5Linnaeus Arboretum
Sep 20, 2017 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Soup and Sandwich Seminar: Preview of 53rd Nobel Conference: Reproductive Technology - How Far Do We Go?https://gustavus.edu/calendar/soup-and-sandwich-seminar-preview-of-53rd-nobel-conference-reproductive-technology-how-far-do-we-goMelva Interpretive Center, Linnaeus Arboretum


Signature Events

Springtime Arboretum Egg Hunt
Typically takes place on a Saturday around Easter weekend where the Arboretum hosts an Easter egg hunt. The event is free and open to the public. See photos of last year's event on our Facebook page.

Adventure Nature Camp
Every summer the Arboretum hosts an Adventure Nature Camp for students entering grades 5 and 6 lasting two days in June. The students enjoy a variety of activities, including a prairie hike, pond critter study, and plenty of time to play and explore the Arboretum.

Fall Festival
The annual Fall Festival is typically held during parents weekend every fall. The event is free and open to the public and includes local vendors, entertainment, and environmental education. See photos of last year's event on our Facebook page.

Soup and Sandwich Seminars
Typically held mid-month, the Arboretum hosts a lecture given by faculty of the college or a local community member. Topics this spring included the impact of climate change on the people of South America, American foreign policy, and the impacts of mining on northern Minnesota watersheds. Lunch is served before the lecture. Registration is required and members receive a discounted registration.