At the Garden, a school field trip is an educational science adventure through the themed gardens. Fill out our Field Trip Inquiry form to begin planning your visit to the garden!
General Field Trip: 50-70 minutes, contains general garden information and then uses the garden as a teaching tool to explore science. Subjects may cover vegetables, plant adaptations, life cycles, butterfly gardening, watershed, native plants and cool plant facts while engaging the senses and walking through the six cultivated acres of garden.
For whom: School groups, homeschool groups, boy or girl scout troops, special needs groups of either adults or children.
In-person cost: $40 for each class (your students will be put in groups of 15 upon arrival, each group of 15 will have their own guide)
Audio Tour Cost: $2 per download (you must provide your own device) or free with the community access program.
(Community Access passes can cover low-income groups. Audio Tours are free for groups who qualify for Community Access Passes)
You may schedule a school field trip by filling out our inquiry form here.
Additional field trip opportunities: Each spring students celebrate Earth Day at the Garden with activities exploring conservation and Earth stewardship. In the fall, students come to the Garden for Butterfly Days, where they learn about the role of pollinators through hands-on activities. More information about Earth Days and Butterfly Days field trips coming soon!