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Butterfly Days 2021

Butterfly Days at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks is an enriching and memorable experience for all!   This field trip series features learning stations and child-centered activities on topics like monarchs, butterfly life-cycles, structures & functions of these insects and more.  Due to COVID-19, we are offering several options for schools this year: an in-person field trip, a hybrid experience and a virtual tour.

In-Person Option:

When:  Monday, Tuesday, Thursday or Friday in September or early October 

Who:  Groups of 2nd, 3rd and 4th graders

Where:  Botanical Garden of the Ozarks (4703 N. Crossover Rd. Fayetteville AR) 

How much:  $40 per class 

Details:  Each session will feature three learning stations. BGO volunteers will be leading child-centered activities on topics like monarchs, butterfly life cycles, structures & functions of insects, and more. Lessons will align with Next Generation Science Standards.

Hybrid Option:

When: Almost anytime September through October 

Who:  Elementary students

Where: Both online AND at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks

How much: Free

Details:  Students receive an introductory video and a free admission pass to the garden. Students can come as a group and do a self-guided audio tour or come individually with their parents. An audio tour, citizen science project, and all online materials are included. A virtual lesson and Q&A session with a butterfly gardener can also be arranged.

Virtual Option:

When: Anytime!

Who:  Elementary students

Where: Online

How much: Free 

Details:  Students receive a virtual tour of the garden video and other online resources. They can also receive a free admission pass to the garden so they can visit anytime. 

To register for any of the above options, please fill out this online form.

For more information, contact the Education Director, Roslyn Imrie at rimrie@bgozarks.org or 479-750-2620.

Thank you to our education sponsors!