Bringing books to life one garden at a time.


Hop aboard the magic school bus. Meet the three bears. Dig for dinosaur bones.

Bookworm Gardens is a vibrant, playful botanic garden located in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, and inspired by children's literature, the natural world, and the imagination.

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Grow your family's story at Bookworm Gardens. Learn more about summer camp for children, classes and tours for adults, and field trips for student groups.


Photo by Whitney Morales Photography

Photo by Whitney Morales Photography

Camp bookworm Registration Now open

Learners Age 3+ are invited to join us for engaging week-long camp experiences in the Gardens. Registration for members begins online March 4. Registration continued for non-members on March 18th.

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Bookworm Selected for special exhibition

Bookworm Gardens has been selected as a participant in a special exhibition on the National Mall at the US Botanic Garden in 2019. The exhibit will feature one of our most popular garden books - The Magic School Bus! Read the press release or click below to get involved!

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Registration open for horticultural speaker series

New this season, Bookworm is hosting a horticultural speaker series at the Gardens. Learn about bulbs, seeds and more, have a glass of wine, and enjoy “An Evening With Experts.” Tickets are on sale now with all proceeds benefiting Bookworm’s exhibition at the United States Botanic Garden.