Elementary School Field Trips

Discovery Programs return to in-person for the 2021-22 schoolyear. Please note that the Garden is following current state and local Covid-19 related guidelines for in-person programs.  All guidelines are subject to change.  Any changes will be communicated via email before your program.

Discovery Programs for the 2021-22 School Year

Availability and Pricing:

  • Hour-long programs are offered Monday-Friday at 9:00, 10:15, and 11:30 a.m.
  • Two programs are available during each time slot for up to 25 students per program.
  • Cost is $10 per student; minimum group charge is $100; payment is due on the day of your visit.
  • One adult per five students is admitted free to be a designated chaperone. This includes the teacher(s).
  • Additional adults are asked to pay Garden Admission, $14, and are welcome to enjoy the Garden on their own during the guided program time. They can accompany their child before and after the guided program.
  • Programs take place outdoors, rain or shine. Please have everyone dress for the weather.
  • We require anyone over the age of five to wear a mask during the guided portion of their program and strongly encourage all participants to wear masks.   All Children’s Garden staff presenting and assisting with your programs will be wearing masks.
  • Call 804.262.9887 x322 to register
Garden Explorers | Kindergarten       

Available throughout the school year

Nature of the Powhatan | 2nd – 4th Grade

Available throughout the school year

Tree Traits | K – 2nd Grade

Available throughout the school year

Growing a Garden | 3rd – 4th Grade

Available Sept/Oct/Mar/April/May – June 10

Small Sprouts to Garden Giants | 1st Grade

Available Sept/Oct/Mar/Apr/May – June 10

Inquiry into Nature | 3rd – 5th Grade

Available throughout the school year

Plants, What Good Are They? | 2nd Grade

Available Sept/Oct/April/May – June 10

Tallying Up Trees | 3rd – 5th Grade

Available Sept/Oct/Mar/April/May – June 10

Go with the Flow | 2nd – 3rd Grade

Available throughout the school year

Watershed Wonders | 4th – 5th Grade

Available throughout the school year

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