Children in the Dell at Yew Dell Botanical Gardens in Crestwood

Crestwood’s Yew Dell Botanical Gardens has a wonderful children’s program during June & July.

Children in the Dell is a program geared toward younger children.  This Saturday morning program is free for children with paid admission.

 photo 144eba2c-1684-41dc-86c1-6b880428af68_zpsxfmbicml.jpgThe program is informal and pre-registration is no longer required.  Per their website, families can drop in anytime during 10:30am-12pm on Saturdays to take part in Children in the Dell. Admission cost for children 6-17 is $5 and free for children 5 and under.
The program includes natured-themed books and a corresponding activity that families can do together.  Children in the Dell is a great way for children to tour the grounds in a fun, engaging manner.  
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The program is scheduled until noon and guests are welcome to continue visiting and touring the Gardens.  Several of the families had picnics or a short hike planned for after Children in the Dell. Children in the Dell is a great way to learn more about nature, plants, vegetables and what it entails to keep up the Gardens. You might also find hidden areas and little treasures that you might not have noticed during a regular visit.
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens is located at 6220 Old LaGrange Road in Crestwood.  Children in the Dell runs every Saturday in June & July. Admission & hour information here.