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We offer a variety of field trips for students of all ages! Our Forest Field Trips explore some of the hidden wonders of the Garden through lessons, games, and activities. Perfect for schools, coops, scout & youth clubs, families, and birthday parties! 

  • Variety of seasonal themes for students from preschool through elementary
  • For more information, available dates, & pricing please email
  • Scholarships available!

New Garden Exhibit:

Check out our newest Garden exhibit: Gardening For Birds!

Look for signs throughout the Garden to learn more about our bird-friendly gardening practices! Want to learn more about how you can help your feathered friends? Check out our online resources. 

Online Garden Programs

Modeled after our field trip and Garden Tots activities, these themed programs feature games, activities, crafts, and lessons for students of all ages.

Online Learning Resources for Families

Kruckeberg Botanic Garden is dedicated to offering educational resources for students and their families. These activities and worksheets are available for download and can be used at the Garden, on a walk around your neighborhood, or even your own backyard.

These Garden-themed programs feature lessons, games, and activities for students of all ages!

Other Resources

Links to other education resources and materials

Get Outside!

Check out these resources on how to stay safe, distanced, and have fun outdoors!

Learn How to Turn Any Walk into a Nature Walk from the National Association for the Education of Young Children.

Have a 4th grader? Take advantage of Every Kid Outdoors to get your free federal lands pass!

Volunteer with our youth programs!

Help empower the next generation through nature-based education and exploration at the Kruckeberg Botanic Garden!

Our youth programs aim to help kids create meaningful connections to natural spaces through games, activities, art, and play. We need passionate volunteers to help with youth programs such as summer camps, nature clubs, field trips, Garden Tots, and weekend events.

No prior experience is required, but volunteers should possess enthusiasm about nature and excitement to work with kids in an outdoor garden setting! Volunteers must be at least 14 years old.

Current youth program volunteer opportunities:

  • We are currently looking for adult volunteers for our spring field trips, special events, and our summer Garden Tots program.

If interested, email or call 206-546-1281