Elementary School Field Trips

Discovery Programs are fully booked for the remainder of the 2021-22 school year.

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Discovery Programs

Availability and Pricing:

  • Hour-long programs are offered Monday-Friday at 9, 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 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.
  • UPDATED MASKING POLICY: We recommend anyone over the age of two wear a mask during the guided portion of their program.
  • 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.
  • 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