Event Date

March 3 - April 10, 2020
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM


Field Study Trips

Program Information

Pre-K-12th grade students will think and inquire like real-world scientists as they explore BRIT and the Fort Worth Botanic Garden. 

Point of Contact

Michelle Schmidlkofer

GROW Administrative Specialist

Butterflies in the Garden (BITG) Field Study Trips are two-hour, immersive experiences led by our amazing GROW educators. Students enjoy TEKS based, nature-inspired activities at the Botanical Research Institute of Texas and explore the Fort Worth Botanic Garden's Conservatory with live butterflies! 

Registration for this event has closed and all educational programs are suspended through April 22nd or until further notice. If the situation allows, we will reschedule programs for a later date. If you have questions or concerns about this program, please email Michelle at mschmidlkofer@brit.org

Registration for GROW-Guided Field Study Trips at the Botanic Garden, however, is still open! Learn more here!

Click here to download our Butterflies Field Study Trip Guide for further details on experiences and pricing. 

Please contact Michelle Schmidlkofer at mschmidlkofer@brit.org with any questions or concerns about Field Study Trips.

About Field Study Trips


If the situation allows, we will reschedule programs for a later date. In the meantime, follow this link to enjoy online classes and activities from the GROW Education team. If you have questions or concerns, please email the following:

  • Volunteer Opportunities: volunteer@brit.org
  • Adult Education & Field Study Trips: Michelle at mschmidlkofer@brit.org
  • Children & Families, Homeschool, Girl Scouts, Butterflies in the Garden Special Programming: Rachel at rlincoln@brit.org


Registration is currently open for the following Field Study Trips:

Spring GROW-Guided Experiences are two-hour, immersive experiences led by our amazing GROW educators at the following locations:

  • Fort Worth Botanic Garden campus (Click here to download a detailed guide.)
  • Botanical Research Institute of Texas (Click here to download a detailed guide.) 
  • Submit an inquiry form here to request a date at either location. 

Self-Guided Explorations provide the freedom for to explore at your own pace. GROW Educators will not be present during this experience.

Because the activities for Butterflies in the Garden take place on the BRIT campus, there is not a separate GROW-Guided experience available at BRIT during this exhibit. BRIT experiences will resume in May, learn more here.

*Any unregistered adult joining on the day of a Field Study Trip will pay the regular garden admission of $12 (or additional Butterflies in the Garden admission if going to Butterflies). We encourage you to register all parents to save time and money.

Registration for Butterflies in the Garden Field Study Trips is now closed as we have reached full capacity for our allotted time slots.