MBGNA Youth Programs

Discover, learn, and play on our trails and in the Gaffield Children's Garden. Adventure backpacks filled with activities for self-guided fun are available during regular business hours from the front desk. We also offer several childrens' workshops and group programs.

Youth and Family Programs are offered throughout the year. Family Tree members receive 6 free classes per year. Visit this page for more information on our membership program. Scout and after school programs are offered on Wednesday evenings. Programs may be modified to meet badge and patch requirements. Contact Liz Glynn, lizglynn@umich.edu for more information.

Family Tree Registration

You may also call (734-647-0150) to use one of your 6 free passes. Please have your membership ID ready along with the names and ages of the children you are registering

Northern Lights

Date: Saturday, December 9, 2023 - 10:00am

Families will learn about the colorful phenomena of the Northern Lights from stories told to explain the strange and beautiful light in the night sky, to the science behind solar flares and geomagnetism.  Children will create their own  brightly colored Aurora light to take home and will use resources to track potential aurora around the world.  Cost is $8.00/participant.  Family tree members may use one of their 6 youth education passes for this class.

Fee: $8.00

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