Bok Outdoor Family Adventures


Bok Family Outdoor Adventures

Summer is here and Bok Tower Gardens invites you to join us for Bok Outdoor Family Adventures! Together families will use their senses to explore, imagine and create in nature. All Bok Outdoor Family Adventure programs are included with regular Garden admission for children and adults. No registration required. Details and weekly themes are described below.

Schedule of Events


Spice Art

WEEK 1: “Spice Art”

Thursday, June 16 and Saturday, June 18
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Included with general admission or membership

Join us in Hammock Hollow for a Bok Outdoor Family Adventure to explore spices from around the World. Using a wide variety of spices, you can create unique pieces of artwork with the children in your life, while learning about the spices.

Thursday, June 16Saturday, June 18

Beauty-of-Sound

WEEK 2: “The Beauty of Sound”

Thursday, June 23 and Saturday, June 25
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Included with general admission or membership

We invite you and your family to join us on the Sabal Stage in Hammock Hollow for a Bok Outdoor Family Adventure of music making and sound appreciation. There will be an opportunity to make a simple instrument, use rainsticks, bang a beat box and test your sound identification skills.

Thursday, June 23Saturday, June 25

Blown Away by Nature

WEEK 3: “Get Blown Away by Nature”

Thursday, June 30 and Saturday July 2
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Included with general admission or membership

Join us in Hammock Hollow with the children in your life for a Bok Outdoor Family Adventure and create wind catchers from materials provided by nature! Select from the items that we have collected around the Gardens to create a natural wind catcher you can take to enjoy at home.

Thursday, June 30Saturday July 2

Take A Closer Look At Insects

WEEK 4: Take A Closer Look At Insects

Thursday July, 14 and Saturday July 16
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Included with general admission or membership

We invite you and your family to join us in Hammock Hollow for a Bok Outdoor Family Adventure as we take a closer look at a variety of small creatures that live in our soil. Insect viewers and bins will be provided for you and your family to explore the macro world of nature.

Thursday July, 14Saturday July 16

How Nature Connects Us

WEEK 5: How Nature Connects Us

Thursday, July 21 and Saturday, July 23
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Included with general admission or membership

Join us with your family for a Bok Outdoor Family Adventure and experience how nature truly connects us. You and your family will join with other families in creating a mandala. Natural materials selected to inspire your creativity will be provided.

Thursday, July 21Saturday, July 23