George Washington Carver's favorite pastime was art. He painted landscapes and flowering plants. Students of all ages are invited to a Natural Dyes program at the park. Many activities offered at the park are related to George Washington Carver's work and interests. He had a "Secret Garden," a rock collection, and wood carvings. As early as his childhood on the farm George developed a deep respect for all nature including wildlife. Several nature programs are offered periodically at the park. Visitors can learn about ecosystems, animals, habitats, and behavior, and participate in wildlife viewing.