Event Date

December 16 - May 29, 2020
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Program

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 Assistant

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

Available: Year-Round,  Monday - Friday 9 am - 3 pm 

$6 /participant (students & registered adults)

Minimum of 20 participants to qualify. 

Any unregistered adult joining on the day of a Self-Guided Exploration will pay the regular garden admission of $12.

Self-Guided Exploration pricing is available for schools, homeschool groups, and after-school programs for children Pre-K-12th grade only. If you want to register a college class or an adult group to visit the garden, please contact Stephanie Sellers for group rates: stephanie.sellers@fortworthtexas.gov

Fill out our quick inquiry form to request a date for your exploration!

Please contact Michelle Schmidlkofer at mschmidlkofer@brit.org with any questions or concerns about self-Guided Explorations. 

map of garden with picnic areas labeled

About Field Study Trips

Registration is currently open for 3 types of Field Study Trips:

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

Butterflies in the Garden Field Study Trips are two-hour, immersive experiences that visit both BRIT and the Fort Worth Botanic Garden Conservatory, led by our amazing GROW educators. The cost is $8 /participant (students and registered adults).* Garden admission can be added at $2 /participant. Submit an inquiry form to request a date, or click here to download the Field Study Trip Guide with details and pricing.

Spring GROW-Guided Experiences are two-hour, immersive experiences at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden campus, led by our amazing GROW educators.Submit an inquiry form to request a date, or click here to download the Field Study Trip Guide with details and pricing. 

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 time. BRIT experiences will resume in May, more information will be available soon.

*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.