The Garden offers guided and self-guided nature field trips and outdoor exploring options for students, schools, and educational groups, as well as professional development opportunities for teachers.
NATURE WORKSHOPS & FIELD TRIPS
Our programs engage kindergarten through eighth grade students and teachers with the Garden’s resources. Explore the outdoors with a hands-on, inquiry-based learning experience— and a dose of fun — to enjoy the Sonoran Desert and care about it.
GUIDED FIELD TRIP OPTIONS
*Suggested grade levels based on standards addressed during field trip
EXPLORING ELEMENTS OF ART IN NATURE
*Grades K – 8
90 minutes for Kindergarten
2 hours for Grades 1 -8
Students investigate lines, shapes, colors, textures and patterns to create nature-inspired art while experiencing the Garden’s newest art exhibition, Wild Rising by Cracking Art- an installation of more than 1,000 animal sculptures made from colorful recyclable plastic.