Field Study Trips

Pre-K through 12th Grade

Join us for a GROW-Guided Field Study Trip, or blaze your own trail with a Self-Guided Exploration.

See the basic information about these opportunities below or Click here to download a PDF of our Field Study Trip Guide with details and pricing.

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. 

Join us for a GROW-Guided Field Study Trip, or blaze your own trail with a Self-Guided Exploration.

See the basic information about these opportunities below or Click here to download a PDF of our Field Study Trip Guide with details and pricing.

Upcoming Events

GROW Guided Field Study Trips

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GROW-Guided Field Study Trips are two-hour, immersive experiences available at both BRIT and the Fort Worth Botanic Garden campuses, led by our amazing GROW educators. Students can become scientists in our herbarium of over 1.5 million plant species, explore the many areas of the gardens, and learn about botany in TEKS based, nature-inspired field study trips! 

This fall season we are offering:

FWBG Experiences:

  • Pre-K - 2nd: Pumpkin Palooza
  • 3rd - 5th: Pumpkin Problems
  • Middle & High School: Spectacular Systems

BRIT Experiences:

  • Pre-K - 2nd: Botanists in Training
  • 3rd - 5th: Botany at BRIT
  • Middle & High School: LEEDing the Way

Available : Tuesdays-Fridays, 10 am – 12 noon (exceptions upon request)

$7 /student and $5 /pre-registered adult*

$140 minimum for groups of 20 or fewer.

Any unregistered adult joining on the day of a Field Study Trip will pay the regular garden admission of $12.

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

Fill out our quick inquiry form to request a date for your Field Study Trip!

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

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Self-Guided Exploration

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

Available:  Monday-Tuesday 9 am - 3 pm and Wednesday-Friday 1 - 3 pm 

$6 /participants (students & registered chaperones)

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.