Public Programs

school tours & programs


school tours & programs

One-and-a-half-hour School Programs
Educational programs led by Garden Guides on Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:30 am.

One-and-a-half-hour CalBG school programs include Adaptation and Survival and Web of Life, which have been adapted for Covid safety. For everyone's safety, there will be no hands-on activities during these programs. The Native Partners program is not being offered at this time.

Cost: $5 per person (teachers free). Minimum of 10 students; maximum of 40 students. Each group of 5 students must be accompanied by a chaperone. Free bus parking.

**NEW** Web of Life: The Study of Ecological Relationships and Diversity of Life | 3rd, 4th & 5th Grades
Essential Question: How does energy flow from the sun through an ecosystem?
Supporting Questions:
a. How do plants and animals interact with each other?
b. How do animals grow, move, stay warm?
c. How do bacteria and fungi play a role in an ecosystem?

Click here for the Essential Question and Vocabulary that will be used during the program.

**NEW** Adaptation & Survival: A Quest for Success | 5th & 6th Grades
Essential Question: How are plants and animals adapted to survive in different habitats?
Supporting Questions:
a. What are the characteristics of a desert, chaparral, riparian, and coastal redwood habitat?
b. What are some inherited and physical adaptations that help a plant or animal survive in its environment?
Click here for the Essential Question and Vocabulary that will be used during the program.
Reservations for each month close the 1st of the previous month. For example, October reservations must be made by September 1st. Payment due 30 days in advance of tour date. Cash, check or major credit card only. Purchase orders not accepted. Cancellation and Refund Policy: With more than a 30-day notice, refund less 10 percent of total reservation fee. With 30-day notice or less, refund less 25 percent of total reservation fee. No refunds for participants who do not show. Refund requests must be submitted in writing.

Tours and programs are conducted rain or shine. Dress appropriately for variable weather. Please carry water.

One adult chaperone per 5 students required. Payment $5 per person (students and adult chaperones).