Middle School Programs and High School Independent Garden Exploration

Middle School Programs and Independent Garden Explorations for high school students return to in-person for the 2021-22 school year. The Garden offers hands-on outdoor programs designed to spark curiosity about nature and encourage life-long learning that is authentic and lasting. Please note that we are 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.

Middle School Programs for the 2021-22 School Year

Availability and Pricing:

These hour and a half 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.
The cost is $15 per student; the minimum group charge is $150
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.
Call 804.262.9887 x322 to register



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