Fall Home School WEEK

Our many trails, ponds, streams, trees, and prairies make the Arboretum one of the best outdoor classrooms in central Iowa. At our open house for home school families, you'll find a packet of self-guided learning activities waiting for you at our Kiosk. Do as much or as little as you'd like as you explore at...

Nature Club: Collecting Nature

Nature Club takes place on the 2nd Friday of every month, unless otherwise noted. This program offers your youngest explorers a thematic sensory discovery with a simple lesson and an activity, game, or craft. Best suited to ages 2-5, but all ages are welcome! This program is free for members and $5 per child for...

Wellness Series: Chiropractic Care in Nature

Join Dr's Quentin and Brea from Revive Chiropractic in Grimes for a walk through the arboretum wearing your backpack or hiking gear. Discuss proper form along with tips and tricks to make your hike healthy. Bring your favorite pack along with your hiking supplies. All ages are welcome. Register by emailing: alisonvandepol@gmail.com

$3

Nature Club: Nature Numbers

Nature Club takes place on the 2nd Friday of every month, unless otherwise noted. This program offers your youngest explorers a thematic sensory discovery with a simple lesson and an...

Art Display

Join us Sunday October 25th from noon until 4:00 PM for a pop up art display. The Brenton Arboretum has a beautiful collection of art pieces that will be on...

Timber, TRAILS, & Twilight

Before you fill your bags with candy, fill your travel mugs with hot cider and come out to the Arboretum for a Halloween drive! As you creep through the haunted...

Health & Wellness Series: Intro to Human Design

Intro to Human DesignAlison Van De Pol, RN, Holistic Health Coach$3 for members/$5 for non-membersEmail vandepolwellness@gmail.com to registerThere’s no better place than nature to explore your Human Design! When you learn to...

Nature Club: Thankful for Nature

Nature Club takes place on the 2nd Friday of every month, unless otherwise noted. This program offers your youngest explorers a thematic sensory discovery with a simple lesson and an...

Black Friday Sunrise Stroll

Skip the stores and opt for the outdoors with us this Black Friday! You'll enjoy a peaceful, guided sunrise stroll along the Arboretum’s quietest trails as you #optoutside and discover what's...

Black Friday Walk & Play

Skip the stores and opt for the outdoors with us this Black Friday! You'll enjoy an energetic and educational guided walk along the Arboretum’s liveliest trails as you #optoutside and discover...

Christmas photography display

Create memories for a lifetime at The Brenton Arboretum. Join us for our first annual Christmas at The Brenton Arboretum photo opportunity.   With all the changes during 2020 for most...