Currently the Garden's field trip program is on hiatus. The Garden is committed to offering quality education programs for schools and teachers, please stay tuned for new ways to bring the Garden into your classroom. Self-Guided field trips for educational groups are still available on a limited basis.
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Welcome
The Garden offers fun and life-enriching experiences for adults. Get in touch with nature and the desert through photography, culinary, wellness and landscaping experiences. Dig in to classes onsite at the Garden and new this season at off-site venues throughout the Valley.
Gain skills and confidence to get the job done in all aspects of desert landscaping, plus earn a credential after you successfully complete all the certificate programs.
Families engage in hands-on, nature-based experiences in a fun and safe environment, and teachers can participate in professional development opportunities.
Girl Scouts
The Girl Scout Program creates a fun and memorable experience for Girl Scouts as they learn about life in the desert. These event-style programs welcome all Girl Scout levels along with leaders, parents and family members. Pre-registration is required for all attending.

Girl Scouts:Brilliant Bugs
Price: $5.00
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At Home Activity 
Register here for patches

Discover the magical world of bugs through this at-home activity. Girl Scouts will connect with nature by hunting and exploring for bugs. 

Girl Scouts who complete the various themed activities listed will receive the Brilliant Bugs participation patch.

You may access the activity on our Children and Family page or click below.

https://learn.dbg.org/management/pdfs/DBG_EDU_GSVirtualPatch_Final.pdf
Session Virtual Dates: Fri, Jun 5, 2020 - Wed, Dec 30, 2020 CLOSED

Girl Scouts:Wild Waterworks!
Price: $5.00
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*This is an at Home Activity*
Register here for patches

Uncover the wonders of water through this at-home activity. Girl Scouts will connect with nature by building and testing a rain cachement system.

Girl Scouts who complete the various themed activities listed will receive the Wild Waterworks participation patch.

You may access the activity on our Children and Family page or click below.

https://learn.dbg.org/management/pdfs/DBG_EDU_GSVirtualPatch_Water-2.pdf 
Session Virtual Dates: Fri, Aug 14, 2020 - Thu, Dec 31, 2020 CLOSED

 
Teens in the Garden
During monthly gatherings throughout the school year, teens will learn first-hand what careers and experiences await them at botanical gardens and similar institutions.

Applications are required to be submitted and accepted prior to registration.

Teens in the Garden 2021-2022
Price: $50.00
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Teens in the Garden is a year-long program that focuses on monthly volunteer service learning projects, career building opportunities, and exploring nature and fun with science.

Registration fee: $50 per year.

Meeting dates: Third Saturdays of the month during the school year either virtually or in-person

In-Person:
Oct. 23, Dec 18, Feb 19, April 16*
*Dates are subject to change to virtual

Virtual:
Nov. 20, Jan 15, March 19, May 21

Time: 1- 2 p.m.

For more information, please contact jbello@dbg.org
Session Teens In the Garden 2021-2022: Fri, Oct 1, 2021 - Tue, May 31, 2022 (9 AVAIL)